1. Mr. Jinx

    Incorrect phrasing of mail encryption

    Xenforo is using the following phrases for email encryption: None TLS SSL Looking at the mail standards, we have STARTTLS and SSL/TLS. I think Xenforo uses TLS as STARTTLS and SSL as SSL/TLS. Just a side note: STARTTLS would be less secure than SSL/TLS, so it is important to use correct naming...
  2. nesman

    XF 2.2 [E_WARNING] fpassthru(): SSL: Connection reset by peer

    Hey I'm getting these warnings in the server error log. ErrorException: [E_WARNING] fpassthru(): SSL: Connection reset by peer src/XF/Http/ResponseStream.php:34 Any cause for concern? The forum and associated downloads seem to work just fine even with this.
  3. foiovitor

    XF 2.1 http property's on https website

    Hello, I'm preparing move from XF1.5 to XF2.1. I have a test board installed at Looking to source code of index board I find some http (non SSL): <meta property="og:site_name" content="Beta TestSite" /> <meta property="og:type" content="website" />...
  4. Sim

    Dedicated IPv6 addresses for multiple nginx vhosts using SSL?

    When I last did a major upgrade of my hosting configuration a few years back, I also migrated to using dedicated IPv6 addresses for each of the (several dozen) websites I host. When hosting multiple sites on the one server using SSL, the advice at the time (from Linode primarily) was to use a...
  5. S

    XF 1.5 Converting to HTTPS / SSL - What to look for ?

    Hi All, My server guys agreed to enable AutoSSL for my HTTP website (running XenForo forum). So what are all the things to look for before/after enabling HTTPS ? 1) Please let me know if any guide available. 2) Any settings to be changed ? or any things I need to consider ? 3) In my old...
  6. I

    How to configure Cloudflare's flexible SSL with XenForo

    Hello, I'm using XenForo version 1.5.11 and I was wondering if there's a guide on how to configure CloudFlare's flexible SSL ceterificate with my forum? I'd like it all HTTPS and with a green URL bar. I'm unsure where to even start :/ Many thanks, Gee
  7. N

    SSL connection is not fully secure on my domain...

    Just configured SSL certificate on my server and I'm seeing this: looks like the SSL certificate valid/working fine on the server side... However, when I visit the site, https doesn't seem to be "fully secure"...
  8. AppleAndMango

    XF 1.5 External MySQL

    Hello. I'm trying to connect my installation to an external MySQL database which is using SSL. Connecting to the database from my local machine or the VPS running Xenforo when the database server is setup to accept SSL connections only works, however when using the same credentials in the...
  9. Live Free

    Made the move to HTTPS: a few questions ensuring correct implimentation

    I made the move to HTTPS a few days ago after doing a lot of research online and following Brogan's HTTPS conversion guide. I do have a few remaining questions I hope someone would shed some light on. 1. A few default Xenforo templates reference a few external http:// links. I don't think...
  10. G

    XF 1.5 SSL / TLS problems with SMTP after server move / PHP upgrade

    We've just moved our XF install to a new server. We're now running Apache 2.4 and PHP 7.1 on CentOS 7. We use a G Suite (formerly Google Apps) account for the forum's outbound email. Everything on Google's end is set correctly because it was all working fine until the move. We haven't changed...
  11. AddonsLab

    SSL Login 1.2

    As announced by Google, Google Chrome will show "Not secure" warning on websites having password fields on pages not protected by SSL. The solution is, of course, to migrate your forums to be served using HTTPS protocol. This is unfortunately not always possible, as switching to SSL requires...
  12. eva2000

    Centmin Mod Nginx HTTP/2 HTTPS Migration Guide

    As there's many users here using my Centmin Mod LEMP stack with Nginx for their sites and forums, I wrote a guide for existing Centmin Mod Nginx HTTP users for migrating to Nginx HTTP/2 HTTPS with free Letsencrypt SSL certificates For Xenforo...
  13. adaaaam

    Subdomain or not?

    Hi guys, Yesterday I installed XenForo for the first time at I quickly discovered that XF adds /forums/ to forum permalinks e.g. The same applies to threads, and this makes the URLs look redundant. After research I discovered this...
  14. Deathjam

    XF 1.5 just installed ssl image proxy no longer show images

    i've probably configured something incorrectly, the image proxy was working before the ssl cert, and everything else is working fine, so just need pointing in the right direction from the test image proxy could not be fetched or is not a valid image. The specific...
  15. M

    Switch to HTTPS - External login/registration issue

    Hi guys, I'm trying to switch my website and forum to HTTPS (SSL) usage. Both separate are working fine, but combined I find some issue's. Is there someone that can help me on why this is not working properly? First let me describe what I have now: A website which is currently working via...
  16. Mouth

    Migration from commercial SSL certificate to LetsEncrypt

    Has anyone with their site https only and using a commercial SSL certificate that is expiring shortly, migrated to a LetsEncrypt SSL certificate instead? If so, any learnings or issues ... or a seamless transition?
  17. karll

    XF 1.5 Enabling SSL / HTTPS: what to do about existing hot-linked images?

    I'm planning to enable SSL on my forum, which means hot-linked images in old threads will cause problems (if the URL is "http", if I understand correctly). What can I do about these existing hot-linked images? I haven't been using the Image Proxy feature until just now. Can I somehow make the...
  18. D

    XF 1.5 SSL for certain pages does not work as it should.

    Hello gentlemen's, hi have asmall problem with to get SSL for certain pages. this is my .htaccess configuration : RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^ RewriteRule ^{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301] RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI}...
  19. Apodictive

    A few Pre-Purchase Questions

    Hi xenForo community. I will be building my first xenForo forum and I have a few pre-purchase questions that I would like to see if I can get some answers for. I searched here and on Google for the answers to most of my questions but there are a couple I either couldn't find exactly what I am...
  20. X

    HTTPS Site > HTTP images linked by users?

    What is the best way to handle this problem? Our forums are HTTPS, but the user has linked to images on another site at HTTP. As you can see in the top of the page, this breaks our SSL status, and will...
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