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Server migration /Down time

Discussion in 'Announcements / Updates' started by Andy, Jan 23, 2018.

  1. Andy

    Andy Administrative Staff Member Founder

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    We will be migrating to a new server in the next few days, this will mean some down time as the server ip address will change.

    Once the DNS propagation process starts this will take between 12-24 hours to complete, so during this time you will notice down time of the forum. This will be done late at night to minimise using the forum.

    We will make another announcement when this is within hours of happening and the forum will be closed for reading and posting.

    If things are broken once complete please be patient while I sort the mess out. :smash:
     
  2. mikeyhall1

    mikeyhall1 Amazing Poster

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    Thank Andy, hope its not too much of a head ache to sort!
     
  3. ukglyn

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    Great news, is this move to a new server something to counteract the forum going down & being slow of late? I imagine it is a case of it being a victim of its own success & outgrowing its server.
    I hope it goes smoothly your end & does not cause you too much of a headache. :up:
     
  4. Ganton Gunner

    Ganton Gunner Super Duper Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    good news looking forward to it.
     
  5. Sky

    Sky Top Poster

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    That's good to hear - this one's been struggling for a while now. :(

    Good luck and fingers crossed for a smooth transition. :)
     
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    bumping for those who havent seen this
     
  7. Andy

    Andy Administrative Staff Member Founder

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    Tonight the forum will close at 11pm

    See you on the other side. :nana:
     
  8. monsta41

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    Best of luck Andy...remember not to press the red button
     
  9. Ganton Gunner

    Ganton Gunner Super Duper Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    i dont like red :p
     
  10. Andy

    Andy Administrative Staff Member Founder

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    I can see it on this screen. :D

    View attachment 173928
     
  11. The Robin

    The Robin Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Thanks Andy and I'm sure your the man to sort any issues if there is any. See you all on the new set up and running smooth
     
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    Well, that gets me off the hook from posting some adverts tonight then..

    Good luck Andy - see you all on the other side :D
     
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    Ganton Gunner Super Duper Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    i want to see the adverts :eek:
     

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