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Account Registration Error

Postby MabeRuth » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:26 pm

When I try to register for a Greatturn account, I get the following message:

Wrong E-mail
The e-mail you inserted contains unsupported characters.


My e-mail is a standard address with only letters, ".", and "@" symbol. What could be causing this issue?
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Re: Account Registration Error

Postby Davide » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:26 pm

Wow!
Greatly thanks for reporting this!

There was a big problem there preventing every new user from registering an account. I committed a revision to the website's scripts about a week ago to prevent possible web attacks in the form of MySQL injection. This security hole was pointed out by Zieliński who managed to overwrite portions of the database in a controlled manner for testing the security level. Since I fixed the hole, I happened to leave an extra copy-pasted line in the wrong position, preventing some variables to pass thru the scripts, such as the user's email address.

In fact, I've been wondering all the last week why no new users were registering to Greatturn.
Well, problem fixed now. Try it again!
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Re: Account Registration Error

Postby MabeRuth » Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:57 pm

Thank you for fixing the issue, and thanks very much for the great explanation of what was causing the problem. I have successfully registered and am looking forward to using Greatturn!
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Re: Account Registration Error

Postby Guest » Thu Dec 26, 2013 3:26 pm

I can't login. Says my account is inactive. My username is zerotone.
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Re: Account Registration Error

Postby Davide » Thu Dec 26, 2013 4:06 pm

Guest wrote:I can't login. Says my account is inactive. My username is zerotone.

Hi zerotone, I activated your account. Perhaps you missed the activation email.
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Re: Account Registration Error

Postby zerotone » Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:10 am

Thank You. I was all setup with GT08 and verified, just couldn't do anything in the forums. Either way, works now!!!
:D
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Re: Account Registration Error

Postby Chlodion » Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:02 pm

I joined only a few days ago and I also had registration blues.
The confirmation arrived at my e-mail box as spam and only when I read here that someone else had the same glitch, was I able to straightened everything out. In fact, this is my first post.
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Re: Account Registration Error

Postby Davide » Thu Apr 10, 2014 4:29 am

Chlodion wrote:I joined only a few days ago and I also had registration blues.
The confirmation arrived at my e-mail box as spam and only when I read here that someone else had the same glitch, was I able to straightened everything out. In fact, this is my first post.

Welcome aboard of this big ship, the Noah's ark, where we collect lots of weird species of people :)

Which email provider did you use to register?
I'd be seriously harassed if after years of forum activity the most widespread providers like Gmail or Hotmail still regarded Civland as a spam site.
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Re: Account Registration Error

Postby Chlodion » Thu Apr 10, 2014 5:05 pm

G-mail :o
True comment, too. :evil:

edit: And thanks for the welcome! :D
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