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PSA: Block bypass has been enabled for some IPs Balrog Board volunteer 05/17/2016 (Tue) 14:23:15 [Preview] No. 4154 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I found where that spam full of random garbage is coming from. It doesn't have any discernable pattern so we can't use the autoban addon to remove it, but it's all coming from the same /24 range of IPs in Russia so we can just rangeban it. The problem is that Lynxchan currently only does /16 rangebans, which would result in substantial collateral damage. To counter this I'm enabling the block bypass function.

If you are rangebanned, you can use the block bypass function to solve a CAPTCHA and bypass the rangeban. This requires your browser to store a "bypass" cookie. No CAPTCHA will be required to post if your IP has not been subject to a rangeban. Block bypasses last for 24 hours or 50 posts.

I've already asked StephenLynx about adding a second, smaller rangeban level.
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Anonymous 06/26/2018 (Tue) 01:51:17 [Preview] No.9411 del
why do some boards how more expansive block bypass than others?

odilitime#ZlQ6/c 06/27/2018 (Wed) 15:33:19 [Preview] No.9424 del
Diffrent boards use diffrent data mining to be more effective. I've been trying to work on neural links for all users so that all your thoughts can just be read. Its coming soon.

odilitime Board volunteer 07/02/2018 (Mon) 07:49:18 [Preview] No.9435 del
Board Operators have a lot of control and choice

Anonymous 07/02/2018 (Mon) 16:41:29 [Preview] No.9441 del
>when your attempt to imitate the site admin fails miserably

Anonymous 07/10/2018 (Tue) 01:10:52 [Preview] No.9460 del

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Anonymous 05/13/2017 (Sat) 08:51:14 [Preview] No. 6279 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
EDIT: This is now the /pol/ containment thread

Hi dear site owners,

We have a problem with /pol/. One of our newly appointed mods is apparently the "nigger spammer" who is using Tor to bump old threads. I am suspecting the BO and the mod to be either one and the same person using different VPN mod accounts or BO has hi-jacked the board to crash it by employing his friends or family members.

Right now i was banned for exposing the new mod to be the spammer himself in the board own meta thread. As you may understand /pol/ is a NS board which is targeted by so many groups of people.
While the new mod is creating dozens of "honey pot" threads old popular threads were slid and /pol/ is dying.
The board is dying and I don't know what we suppose to do.
Some posts and threads are deleted, I myself was banned in the meta thread. The mods are creating a chaos and they they use it to ban random people and lock and delete unwanted threads.

The BO himself has developed the tactic to let the mods do the job for him so he keeps his clean image. Once a mod has messed up the board far enough he simply replaces him (likely with the same guy by deleting the old mod account and creating a new one. Ocolette is owning the board for approximately 5 months now and it has become same bs as 8/pol/ were people are getting banned unfairly and for ridiculous reasons.

I have taken screenshots and archived all evidence. I'm ready to upload it if required.
People are now leaving /pol/ in big numbers and I ask you to help to save the board from Ocolette and his moderation.
Edited last time by odilitime on 11/04/2017 (Sat) 11:47:59.
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Anonymous 06/27/2018 (Wed) 19:55:50 [Preview] No.9430 del
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I don't either, but I reported the spam anyway. If dirty pics flood the front page then I say its only fare to counter it with nice pictures.

Anonymous 06/29/2018 (Fri) 19:31:58 [Preview] No.9431 del
>dirty pics
>not tyranny porn

Anonymous 06/29/2018 (Fri) 20:20:52 [Preview] No.9432 del

##bGHwCp 07/08/2018 (Sun) 14:16:55 [Preview] No.9457 del
My leaving was not a false flag, I gave up the board willingly due to personal reasons.
I’ve moved quite a long distance (different time zone) and have a lot more to do now, so I cannot effectively moderate or own a board. g_c is doing a great job

Anonymous 07/09/2018 (Mon) 06:13:42 [Preview] No.9459 del
You seem to be confused. I wasn't saying your leaving was a false flag. This OP is a false flag from May of last year, shit talking /pol/ with typical D&C.

FILE SUPPORT THREAD odilitime Board owner 01/23/2016 (Sat) 08:43:14 [Preview] No. 1017 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
What file types do we don't support that you would like us to add?

Making an official thread to keep on top of this better. Most of these are relatively easy to add.

I'm not quite sure why LynxChan has a filter on these. It maybe easy to start a list of what we don't want.


Here's the current list:

Message too long. Click here to view full text.

Edited last time by odilitime on 06/05/2016 (Sun) 10:44:34.
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Anonymous 05/18/2018 (Fri) 15:42:55 [Preview] No.9091 del
I'm trying to reupload exactly the same zips as in >>>/ma/191 but it won't let me.

Anonymous 05/24/2018 (Thu) 05:49:12 [Preview] No.9098 del
please read OP, we need to know what mime type your browser is returning for that file.

Anonymous 05/24/2018 (Thu) 17:45:00 [Preview] No.9099 del
Site supplied in OP gives no results. Tried on several browsers. Upload finishes and site acts as if nothing was uploaded in the first place. I tried looking around for some downloadable tools for checking MIME but I couldn't find anything (weirdly enough there were sceenshots of some tools around but couldn't land on any site with programs themselves).
I've uploaded the smallest (9 MB) of the .zips here so maybe you can use that for troubleshooting.

Browser I'm using is Palemoon 27.9.1 (64-bit)

Anonymous 06/11/2018 (Mon) 17:53:42 [Preview] No.9269 del
Odilitime: Please bring back the ability to type endchan.xyz/boardname/ and actually direct to that board. At the moment, it redirects to endchan.xyz and clicking a link to the board name brings me to the board.

odilitime Board volunteer 06/11/2018 (Mon) 19:06:37 [Preview] No.9270 del

uptime drama continues odilitime Board volunteer 07/02/2018 (Mon) 07:44:32 [Preview] No. 9434 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
On June 28th, our hosting company started to migrate us to their Switzerland datacenter without notice, they estimated 5 days of downtime.
On June 29th, we were given some options. We could either stay down until monday and then moving everything ourselves over or wait a few couples and they would just copy what we have but we'd be given a new IP.
I opted for the few hours of down time, since we can change IPs quickly.
Late on the 29th, I asked how it was going, didn't get a response until the 30th that things were slow.
Late on the 30th, I asked about status, got an update on the 1st that the copy was done.
I was told we were back online but we weren't. I had to wait until late July 1st to get this resolved with their support.
Also the new server is a bit slow because they're still moving sites over to it.

At least we won't have the billing transfer issues on the 5th like we used to. Hopefully things will stay stable after all this nonsense.
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Anonymous 07/07/2018 (Sat) 16:01:30 [Preview] No.9455 del
MoonManDoom server when?

Anonymous 07/08/2018 (Sun) 01:41:27 [Preview] No.9456 del
good point, I'll clean up that wording. Endchan is not DMCA free, just the hosting company does provide that.

Anonymous 07/18/2018 (Wed) 02:40:40 [Preview] No.9462 del
>Hopefully things will stay stable after all this nonsense.

The fuck just happened for the last 12 or so?

Anonymous 07/18/2018 (Wed) 02:47:33 [Preview] No.9463 del
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Balrog Board owner 07/19/2018 (Thu) 01:32:27 [Preview] No.9464 del
MongoDB shat its pants in a way that Lynxchan couldn't recover from, probably because it stepped in a document that didn't exist because it wasn't salvaged from the encryption clusterfuck. It didn't get caught immediately because both of us have day jobs. The 500 errors are probably related, since I've checked the server while the site is in 500 and it usually happens when mongod is eating obscene amounts of CPU time. (Of course it could also be 500ing because mongod is a hog and we're running on a hybrid VPS, so large operations take longer than lynxchan's database timeout and trick lynxchan into retrying with a new DB connection.)

To keep this shit from continuing we need to copy the valid documents (your boards, posts, accounts, and media) from our old broken database to a fresh database that doesn't have huge fucking holes in it. This would require experimentation to find how to do it without copying the same broken references over and would almost certainly require more downtime while the copy happens, so we haven't been able to do it yet. We will do it, though, because we hate this shit too.

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Anonymous 07/06/2018 (Fri) 19:43:18 [Preview] No. 9449 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Are proxies banned here now? I can't post via my vpn.
I really really don't want to go back to 8chan and Mewch is nice but has no board creation.
My vpn is betternet.
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Anonymous 07/06/2018 (Fri) 21:57:47 [Preview] No.9451 del

Anonymous 07/06/2018 (Fri) 22:05:06 [Preview] No.9452 del
I have a private VPN and it works fine for me. Plus I don't use Google Chrome I use Firefox instead. It could just be a problem with your browser.

Anonymous 07/06/2018 (Fri) 23:01:27 [Preview] No.9453 del
That's the dns, not the VPN, unless the VPN has blocked us, but this site performs no such blocking. Try using the VPN with dnscrypt.

Anonymous 07/08/2018 (Sun) 14:35:37 [Preview] No.9458 del
I would not be surprised a "free" VPN service blocks sites like this. As they say, "nothing is really free" so beware of those "free" VPNs as they might be honeypots set up by some alphabet agency.

My private VPN service is cheap as fuck and I have not been blocked once, I can shut it on or off when I desire, or change my IP any time I choose. No logging policies and military grade end-to-end encryption included with the private VPN service. Well worth the measly cash spent.

Anonymous 07/17/2018 (Tue) 05:18:33 [Preview] No.9461 del
that spam is hilarious tho
it only ever effects /pol/ and they always shit their pants over it

files repetition in /pone/ #Kmu0lY 07/02/2018 (Mon) 21:42:49 [Preview] No. 9443 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Hi owners,
I have a certain petition to ask. In /pone/, we are having trouble to upload the same files but in different threads. Once one image is posted, the same one cannot be uploaded anywhere else and while there are a lot of images to post, it´s certainly annoying for some situations. The R9K message appears and the reply absolutely blocks the reply.

Could you adjust the archives and instead of blocking them globally in the board, just limit them for one thread so we can repeat them and not feel restricted all the time, especially after the image file fiasco?

Thank you if anyone can reply to this.

odilitime Board volunteer 07/05/2018 (Thu) 23:31:06 [Preview] No.9447 del
R9K is either off or no. It's a limitation of the board software. I'll forward your request to StephenLynx

L23 07/05/2018 (Thu) 23:51:10 [Preview] No.9448 del
>It's a limitation of the board software. I'll forward your request to StephenLynx
yeah,I knew it was a setting from the board itself. The thing is that it limited globally the same image and ut was pretty annoying and random at times. We had to edit them a bit in order to post them again.
I have tested it with this image for 3 different threads in the board and the R9K notification doesn't seem to appear nor interrupt the same archive or picture. Feel free to delete those test posts I have made, I will send a report anyway.

Thanks for the change.

odilitime Board volunteer 06/09/2018 (Sat) 13:53:26 [Preview] No. 9194 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Things have been shit on the temporary servers we had to move to due to the lack of donations.
Sybil LTD ( http://sybil.li?ref=endchan ) has come to our rescue and offered us bigger VPS for free.

We've decided to simplify things and consolidate. We just finished this migration today, we had been working on it for a couple weeks now. We are now hosted in the EU on 4 core, 2.1ghz, 4gb of ram, 500gb SSD VPS

We now have a simpler config:
- no encrypted drives which means no need to wait for an admin to type in passwords for things to start automatically
- should have less power problems than our previous temporary servers
- no more frontend/backend servers, we now have one server and one server alone. This means:
- no more 5th of the month, bill isn't paid west frontend goes down
- no more Communication with Backend has gone down

We have removed i2p and eu access. We traded the EU VPS for this bigger one to run the entire site. Additionally, we're going to start forcing HTTPS. Also we're moving to block open proxies and botnets from posting.

We'll be upgrading LynxChan next.
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odilitime Board volunteer 06/19/2018 (Tue) 21:59:44 [Preview] No.9340 del
because the eu frontend got upgraded and turned into the main endchan server as well as we got rid of the frontend/backend mess.

i2p was removed because I don't think it ever worked right nor did we have the support or tools to test it correctly.

Attn: odilitime Anonymous 06/21/2018 (Thu) 06:29:54 [Preview] No.9344 del
Whiskey tango foxtrot, over.

Addendum Anonymous 06/21/2018 (Thu) 06:34:15 [Preview] No.9346 del

'Nam get!

Anonymous 07/05/2018 (Thu) 07:22:13 [Preview] No.9445 del
How much does hosting cost now?

odilitime Board volunteer 07/05/2018 (Thu) 23:27:52 [Preview] No.9446 del
It's close to free. We are going to basically give all the donations (after registrar, ssl (yes we pay for non-letsencrypt .xyz cert) and other costs) to the hosting company and they give us what we need.

Anonymous 06/27/2018 (Wed) 01:37:58 [Preview] No. 9417 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
odili switch the site to being a knitting forum. plz and thanx

Anonymous 07/02/2018 (Mon) 19:03:11 [Preview] No.9442 del
You can create a knitting board here if you want. Both /knit/ and /knitting/ are available.

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Anonymous 06/13/2018 (Wed) 14:02:11 [Preview] No. 9285 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Why am I having severe problems posting on certain boards like /news/ now? See pics. My threads no longer go through.
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Anonymous 06/24/2018 (Sun) 09:14:46 [Preview] No.9364 del
>source for the CAPTCHA module on gitgud if you're so inclined.
I did before I posted >>9338
I'm confident on both you&odili, not so much Lynx.
Hope it's been working out great where you are at. long long time no read.

Anonymous 06/24/2018 (Sun) 14:34:30 [Preview] No.9366 del
I have still been having the 500 error for a while, its really been rough this morning too. I have to copy/paste my intended comments in a utf-8 txt file before posting them just in case the server goes down as I post.

Anonymous 07/02/2018 (Mon) 15:36:53 [Preview] No.9438 del
I started my browsing today with that error.
Also I post something and it doesn't show up in the thread. On the first page it updates as it should be but not in the thread itself not after several auto and manual refresh. Not even after I close the thread and open it again.

Anonymous 07/02/2018 (Mon) 15:37:47 [Preview] No.9439 del
I see it works fine here, not on /kc/.

Anonymous 07/02/2018 (Mon) 15:41:06 [Preview] No.9440 del
I checked again and not all thread is affected even there.

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And so ... Anonymous 07/02/2018 (Mon) 07:12:55 [Preview] No. 9433 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Switzerland is only bearable covered with snow... like some people are only bearable under a sheet.