DotNetNuke 6.2

DotNetNuke DNN Spam Registrations Problem Fixed

DotNetNuke DNN Sites getting spam registrations – How to stop them In recent weeks, many of our DNN websites have systematically been targeted for Spam New User Registrations. There has been some discussion around the how and why, and as much as we can tell, the problem is this: 1. Some script kiddy has bothered to write a bot that finds DNN websites. It is not even a good bot, because it is not capable of validating registrations to automated active email addresses. (If you are the creator of the bot… “YOU ARE DOING IT WRONG” as it is not going to bring the Google results you are looking for.) 2. The bot will attempt access to: /?ctl=Register 3. This brings into play the default DNN registration process module. 4. This page is currently available if your site has either Public or Verified registrations enabled. 5. Tricks on derating the… Read More »DotNetNuke DNN Spam Registrations Problem Fixed

DotNetNuke Can’t Login Index #: 0

The Problem Index #: 0 Recently while working with a DotNetNuke website, we found that attempting to login to the site generated this error: SQL Exception Error Details File  Error   Index #: 0 Source: .Net SqlClient Data Provider Class: 17 Number: 1105 Procedure: AddEventLog Message: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Could not allocate space for object ‘dbo.EventLog’.’PK_EventLogMaster’ in database ‘’ because the ‘PRIMARY’ filegroup is full. Create disk space by deleting unneeded files, dropping objects in the filegroup, adding additional files to the filegroup, or setting autogrowth on for existing files in the filegroup. at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection.OnError(SqlException exception, Boolean breakConnection) at System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.ThrowExceptionAndWarning(TdsParserStateObject stateObj) at System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.Run(RunBehavior runBehavior, SqlCommand cmdHandler, SqlDataReader dataStream, BulkCopySimpleResultSet bulkCopyHandler, TdsParserStateObject stateObj) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.FinishExecuteReader(SqlDataReader ds, RunBehavior runBehavior, String resetOptionsString) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.RunExecuteReaderTds(CommandBehavior cmdBehavior, RunBehavior runBehavior, Boolean returnStream, Boolean async) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.RunExecuteReader(CommandBehavior cmdBehavior, RunBehavior runBehavior, Boolean returnStream, String method, DbAsyncResult result) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.InternalExecuteNonQuery(DbAsyncResult result, String methodName, Boolean sendToPipe) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.ExecuteNonQuery() at Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Data.SqlHelper.ExecuteNonQuery(SqlConnection connection, CommandType commandType,… Read More »DotNetNuke Can’t Login Index #: 0

DotNetNuke Event message: Forms authentication failed for the request. Reason: The ticket supplied was invalid. EventID 1315

The Problem We were receiving some really really strange behaviour with a dotnetnuke website. The log files showed: Event message: Forms authentication failed for the request. Reason: The ticket supplied was invalid. with EVENT ID 1315   The behaviour was this: Login with Internet Explorer worked. Login with some versions of firefox failed others worked Login with Chrome failed. When login failed, the browser would refresh and then show the page you were on before login. Now in this instance we tried nearly everything we could think of. we tried different application pools settings in IIS. and we hand we have a good idea of both server management and He also had is particularly confused that other DotNetNuke websites on this particular server were running just fine. To cut a long story short the problem turned out to be very specific that site we were using. Solution We… Read More »DotNetNuke Event message: Forms authentication failed for the request. Reason: The ticket supplied was invalid. EventID 1315