Things that will get your account suspended

2004-06-20 00:00:34

A list of things to be aware to avoid having your account suspended or removed.

Be careful using:
  • Forum Mods (poorly written and tested mods can cause major problems)
  • Email list programs (be sure all the emails are all double opt-in and send the mail overnight stretched out over a few hours)
  • Don't use persistent database connections. pconnect() will cause MySQL resource problems.
  • Old or outdated versions of PHP scripts, check the developers site for updates and bug fixes often for the scripts you have installed.

Immediate Account Suspension for
  • Spamming (or hosting websites or services that support spammers)
  • Fraud or attempting to commit Fraud
  • Running insecure PHP scripts
  • Bringing the server down due to run away script
  • Using any banned scripts:
    - IRC Egg Drops & IRC related programs: BitchX, etc...
    - Proxy Servers & Scripts (EX: nph-proxy)
    - Shell, SSH, Telnet Scripts and Shell, SSH, Telnet Alternatives
    - The Anonymizer
    - 4nAlbum addon for phpNuke

Of course this is not an all inclusive list. Clients are always bound by the TOS and AUP.
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