Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

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Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby admin » 19 Dec 2010, 5:04pm

I will be upgrading the Forum software, and moving the forum to a new server, at 6pm this evening.

Downtime should be limited to about 10 minutes at the most (I've been rehearsing this afternoon!).

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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm

Postby admin » 19 Dec 2010, 6:31pm

Forum now upgraded and on a newer server.

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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby Mick F » 19 Dec 2010, 6:47pm

Hello again!

It works now!
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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby Mick F » 19 Dec 2010, 6:48pm

PS,
It says I was last on here at 12:46 today.

Wrong.

I was last on here only 15 or 20 minutes ago.
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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby admin » 19 Dec 2010, 6:49pm

With any luck it'll even feel a little faster :)

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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby admin » 19 Dec 2010, 6:50pm

Mick F wrote:It says I was last on here at 12:46 today.

Wrong.

I was last on here only 15 or 20 minutes ago.


Hmmm... that's odd. I copied the database across while I had the forum off-line. Are you missing any posts?

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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby Mick F » 19 Dec 2010, 6:50pm

Dunno yet, Just checking ....
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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby admin » 19 Dec 2010, 6:51pm

I can see posts of yours at 06:16 pm this evening, so I don't think we've lost anything.

Might be due to moving to a new server, and the login cookies changing.

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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby Mick F » 19 Dec 2010, 6:52pm

Yep.
All recent ones are still there ok.
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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby Erudin » 19 Dec 2010, 6:55pm

Great job, working fine at my end, lightning fast.

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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby bodach » 19 Dec 2010, 7:33pm

Does not work for me at 1933

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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby bodach » 19 Dec 2010, 7:35pm

now works at 1935.

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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby admin » 19 Dec 2010, 7:50pm

Sorry, brief outage when I was trying to optimise the database and overdid things a bit. Should be reliable again now.

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Re: Forum upgrade this evening at 6pm - Completed

Postby snibgo » 19 Dec 2010, 8:12pm

I was panicking when I saw "forum unavailable" an hour or so ago. But it's fine now, and nothing seems to have vanishied.

Many thanks to everyone who contributes to this great facility. Have a good Christmas, one and all.