This function is to ban users from the Forums application or specific forums and categories. To do so, go to the Ban User tab and tick the Banned checkbox .
Duration: The interval during which the user will be banned. This field is only edited when the 'Banned' field is ticked. In the ban duration, the banned user only can view forums and topics but he/she cannot post replies or send messages.
Reason: The reason for banning this user.
Ban Count: The number of times that this user was banned.
Ban Log: Other log information.
Ban Date: The date when the ban takes effect.