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THE CURRENT BALANCE IN THE FORUM'S RESERVE FUND


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Michael,

At present the monthly payment - including July's payment - is $65. July's payment will be taken from the present $638:55 total.

Assuming the payment remains the same the we have funds to make payments up to April 2020.

James.

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I came across this information about securing an Invision site with SSL/HTTPS:
https://invisioncommunity.com/4guides/advanced-options/configuration-options/using-ssl-https-r273/

The first line suggests that for "Community in the Cloud" customers its a simple case of submitting a support ticket.  If an admin person for the EdForum does this, it may be possible to get Invision to redirect all http requests to https so everyone can be a little bit more secure in their visits.

Judging from the PHP code they have on the above page, I would say its a 5 minute job as you only need to change the "base_url" from http to https, and then flush the cache.  Its literally adding an "s" character and pressing a few buttons, but watch out for the warnings on the above page about possible problems this may cause.

As a test I tried accessing the Education Forum using the https like this:

https://educationforum.ipbhost.com/forum/126-jfk-assassination-debate/

This seams to connect securely, but of course as soon as you click a link you go back to plain old http, so an admin will need to tweak the settings to make https the default for all links.
 

Edited by Mark Tyler
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