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Hi admins,

sometimes new users report problems when posting an image or trying to attach a file. Apparently those actions are treated a SPAM.

I wonder how are the spam settings for new users?

Thanks
Kurt

asked 30 Sep '13, 08:07

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I think this is something the guys with two dots behind their name need to answer ;-)

(09 Oct '13, 01:48) Jasper ♦♦

I know, that's why I asked the admins ;-))

Unfortunately there is no private message system available in OSQA, so direct communication is only possible via a question !?!

(09 Oct '13, 01:56) Kurt Knochner ♦

Well, sideband communication via direct email to Gerald or Sake should work, too ;-)

(09 Oct '13, 03:16) Jasper ♦♦

it's not that important for me. I just thought the admins might be interested to know ;-)

(09 Oct '13, 06:19) Kurt Knochner ♦

I did take a look at the settings in the GUI, but I could not find anything recognizable. I'll ping Gerald...

(09 Oct '13, 14:34) SYN-bit ♦♦

thanks....

(09 Oct '13, 14:46) Kurt Knochner ♦
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It looks like I completely missed the fact that the antispam service we were using had been EoLed (yay cloud!): http://everything.typepad.com/blog/2013/02/retiring-typepad-anti-spam-and-switching-to-impermium.html

I set up an Akismet account and configured OSQA to use it for spam checking. I also set the reCAPTCHA to zero. If we start getting too much spam I'll adjust it accordingly.

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answered 09 Oct '13, 15:54

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