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    Guide to storing the user IP address.

    Hello Juergen and all who need this feature,

    Because of this thread here i present today this "little" guide.

    Due to legal situations in some countries is the storing of User-IP addresses an important evidentiary.
    Missing evidentiary can be expensive for website operators.
    For example applies in Germany the "liability for interference".


    Storing the IP Address at the registration process

    The result you can see in the follow picture

    newip.jpg

    Now let us start.

    PART 1

    Login into the Admin Panel and go to Common -> Database
    Paste the follow SQL query

    PHP Code:
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    and press the button "Go".

    Finally paste the following SQL query to insert the phrase "User-IP" for table header (ext_userip). Language is english.

    PHP Code:
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    and press the button "Go".

    PART 2

    Open admin => tpl => controllers => accounts.tpl

    Find the follow code

    PHP Code:
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    and change as follow

    PHP Code:
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    Next find the follow code

    PHP Code:
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    and change as follow

    PHP Code:
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    Save and close the File.

    PART 3

    Open includes => classes => rlAccount.class.php

    Find the follow code

    PHP Code:
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    and change as follow

    PHP Code:
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    Save and close the File.

    PART 4

    Open admin => controllers => accounts.inc.php

    Find the follow code

    PHP Code:
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    and change as follow

    PHP Code:
    Only registered members can view the code
    Save and close the File.

    OK these were the parts to store the user ip during the registration process.
    Next part is "Storing the User-IP address when add comments"

    Best regards
    Steffen
    Last edited by Steffen Buschkemper; June 10, 2013 at 05:24 PM.