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Post by TANGODANCER » Fri Jun 21, 2013 12:09 am

Believe it or not I only managed to get on site around midnight. Tried endless times and got "Site down for maintenance". Okay now,
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Re: *** DOWNTIME ***

Post by keveh » Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:16 am

That was probably your DNS not updating and still pointing to the old server.
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Re: *** DOWNTIME ***

Post by Wandering Willy » Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:53 am

I subscribed to a topic yesterday but it didn't send me any emails when new posts were made.

Don't know if that's anything to do with the new server?

The secret forum's working OK. :D
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Re: *** DOWNTIME ***

Post by keveh » Fri Jun 21, 2013 1:16 pm

Which topic was it?
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Re: *** DOWNTIME ***

Post by Wandering Willy » Fri Jun 21, 2013 1:33 pm

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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by keveh » Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:02 am

So that migration to the new server seemed to go well and the site seems to be a lot faster, some people are having cache issues but they should resolve themselves soon.

People offered their support so I have put a donation button on the site, I'll keep it up there for a week or so as I don't want it in the way of people using the site.

Whatever your donation, it's very much appreciated. Thank you!
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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by Lost Leopard Spot » Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:14 am

Done, with much appreciation for sorting out the issues.
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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by plymouth wanderer » Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:57 am

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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by Gravedigger » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:04 am

Sent a couple o bob. Might be a good idea to leave it there, Kev. It's pretty unobtrusive. 8)
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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by Lost Leopard Spot » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:11 am

Gravedigger wrote:Sent a couple o bob. Might be a good idea to leave it there, Kev. It's pretty unobtrusive. 8)
If it's there constantly I'd predict people would pretty much forget about it, whereas if left for a week as Keveh says and then put up sporadically, say at the start of a season (or when funds required), I think that might be more effective in the long run.
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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by keveh » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:29 am

Yeah, it's pretty much what LLS said, I think that we've only ever had one up previously before (maybe twice) in the 8 or so years that I've been running it.

If it's there all the time it would get ignored and I only want to put it up when needs be. Last time I asked if people could help, this time people have offered to help, so it's just as and when.
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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:07 pm

Site works like a dream, and is well worth a ticking-over donation.

Bizarrely, the only post-move problem I've had is with this thread stubbornly remaining red-for-unread. Unless that's a cunning Keveh scheme to keep us clickin'? :D

Whatever, this is as good a point as ever to give hearty thanks to those who fund, run, mod and contribute to the site. Oh, the humanity.

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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by keveh » Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:50 pm

Yeah I have that as well for some reason, but with me it only turns red when there is a new reply but it takes me to an old post rather than the most up to date one.
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Re: *** DOWNTIME ***

Post by Always hopeful » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:27 pm

keveh wrote:That was probably your DNS not updating and still pointing to the old server.
I have the same problem as Tango. On my home PC I get this "Site down for maintenance", but at work, the forum loads up OK.

Any idea what I need to do with my home PC? :(
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Re: *** DOWNTIME ***

Post by Gravedigger » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:37 pm

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keveh wrote:That was probably your DNS not updating and still pointing to the old server.
I have the same problem as Tango. On my home PC I get this "Site down for maintenance", but at work, the forum loads up OK.

Any idea what I need to do with my home PC? :(
Me too. I have a bookmark that shows the "..down for maintenance." message but when I do a Google search I can get in. 8)
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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by Bruce Rioja » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:42 pm

Your donations mustn't have cleared. 8)
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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by Lost Leopard Spot » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:43 pm

Bruce Rioja wrote:Your donations mustn't have cleared. 8)
And Keveh's buggered off to Barbados, I hear...
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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by keveh » Tue Jun 25, 2013 1:41 pm

Seems to be working fine for me

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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by plymouth wanderer » Tue Jun 25, 2013 1:52 pm

keveh wrote:Seems to be working fine for me

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Re: Donation - New Server

Post by Bruce Rioja » Tue Jun 25, 2013 1:57 pm

keveh wrote:Seems to be working fine for me

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:lol: Brilliant.
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