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XF 1.4 External link 403 error - ?cause


Active member

I'm running XF 1.4.2 and when an external link is clicked I get a 403 error:
Access to this resource on the server is denied!

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This occurs on both the resource manager links and links within the forum. I have tested it on safari and google chrome.

I do not have any new addons and I have disabled the one that could affect this:
  1. [WMTech] - External Link Interstitial 1.0.1
Does anyone have any ideas as to what is going on and how to resolve it?

PS. No error appears in the XF error log.

Thank you


XenForo moderator
Staff member
That sounds like a mod security or related issue.

Contact your host and they should be able to resolve it.