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FPA redirects to home page, throws 301 code

Post by luaediciones » Wed Feb 07, 2024 9:36 am

Hello,
I am having trouble running Forum Post Assistant. It simply redirects to home page with no error just a simple 301 code.
I was trying to run it in order to solve other strange unwanted redirects. Renamed .htaccess just in case but it did not affect the issue. Has anyone experienced anything similar?

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Re: FPA redirects to home page, throws 301 code

Post by cmbay » Wed Feb 07, 2024 5:40 pm

Are the Joomla redirect plugins disabled? Are there any active redirects in your hosting account's control panel?
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Re: FPA redirects to home page, throws 301 code

Post by luaediciones » Tue Feb 13, 2024 11:45 am

Hi Charles, thanks for taking the time to respond.
.htaccess is not redirecting anything. I actually renamed it just in case. There are no joomla redirect plugins that I know of, I took a long while checking all of them. The thing is if I can´t run FPA there is little hope anyone can help.
Anyway, I found out my includes/defines.php had been hacked so I restored it and got the virtuemart component up and running again. But I still can´t access the template manager, it redirects me to the admin homepage.

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Re: FPA redirects to home page, throws 301 code

Post by luaediciones » Tue Feb 13, 2024 2:34 pm

Finally sorted it out.
Found a file called waf.php in administrator/includes which did all the redirects.
It was included in administrator/index.php
Still wandering if some plugin did this or it was an attack.

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Re: FPA redirects to home page, throws 301 code

Post by cmbay » Tue Feb 13, 2024 3:24 pm

luaediciones wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2024 2:34 pm
Still wandering if some plugin did this or it was an attack.
To be safe, follow the guidance of the Security Checklist/You have been hacked or defaced page.
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Re: FPA redirects to home page, throws 301 code

Post by AMurray » Tue Feb 13, 2024 10:28 pm

In my sites there is no such file as waf.php and no such reference to waf.php within index.php either.
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Re: FPA redirects to home page, throws 301 code

Post by mandville » Wed Feb 14, 2024 12:07 am

luaediciones wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2024 2:34 pm
Found a file called waf.php in administrator/includes which did all the redirects.
did you want to PM me a copy of that file so we can track if its from an extension or a hack?
waf normally means windows application firewall
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