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Forums will be down over the weekend!
« on: February 18, 2009, 04:38:37 AM »
Just a heads up concerning THIS server (not the game)

The server will be having a period of downtime over this weekend (20th February to 22nd February) as my collegue (aka DManagement on the boards) will be reimaging the server with an upgrade (and also to get some niggling issues resolved on HIS stuff).

The forums will be back up as fast as possible... He is planning to do this on friday, BUT it could possibly take longer (hopefully it wont).

Sorry for any inconvenience that arises from this.... but hopefully it wont need any more work done to it in the forseable future.

Thanks for being accepting.

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Offline Lomez

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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2009, 04:44:08 AM »
But but... I need my daily unofficial Gangrel fix  :(
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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2009, 05:24:13 AM »
I know, same here as well

but hopefully this will allow basically the back end of the server to work properly (somehow the server control panel has borked itself, and made administration a right "so and so", which is why basically we are going to start afresh).
1) I reject your reality.... and substitute my own
2) Not to be used when upset... will void warranty
3) Stoke me a clipper i will be back for dinner
4) Never tell Gangrel to do anything... he will probably get it wrong
5) I have seen more intelligence from an NPC AI in TR beta, than from most MMO players.
6) BLOG ME!


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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2009, 08:39:34 AM »
conspiracy ! i got a theory
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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2009, 03:49:46 PM »
But but... I need my daily unofficial Gangrel fix  :(

Daily?  *looks at Lo's Board time*

Don't you mean every other minute fix?



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PS kind of scary that you have more time then the Board Manager...
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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2009, 03:58:23 PM »
and only 1/4th of the number of postings ...
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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2009, 04:56:00 PM »
and only 1/4th of the number of postings ...

He's a voyeur...


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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2009, 05:02:44 PM »
Well
Just get the server back and running cuz i check this forum everyday  :D
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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2009, 06:22:21 PM »
Hope all fixing will end up well. I just can't live without checking this forum several times a day :)

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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2009, 07:43:57 PM »
But but... I need my daily unofficial Gangrel fix  :(

Daily?  *looks at Lo's Board time*

Don't you mean every other minute fix?

*winks*

PS kind of scary that you have more time then the Board Manager...


I do swing by here many times a day, but I *think* the board automatically logs you for 5 minutes, even if it only takes you 10 seconds to check that there are no new posts or shouts.
I think that was the way it worked on another forum I used to post on anyway...
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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2009, 08:05:41 PM »
lol..

Just teasing Lo...

I am like Miro..I check alot also.

Seems like a lot..till I look at some peoples counters...*winks*

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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2009, 09:42:05 AM »
Guys/Girls,

As Gangrel said the way the server is currently setup is causing me grief, its getting difficult to apply patches and new software cause it just aint happy - each maintenance window is getting bigger as im getting more problems. This server has been running for over two years with only a few hours of disruptions in total which is actually pretty good, but its time to bite the bullet.

In theory, it should only take a few hours to take this server down, backup everything, blank the server, reinstall it and bring it up again. The trick is restoring services afterwards, this is one of several sites that live on this server but it is a priority site.

I shall post in here when the server is officially back up and running, it may come up in various states this afternoon whilst im trying to get "issues" resolved.

Fear not, IT will be back.

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Re: Forums will be down over the weekend!
« Reply #12 on: February 20, 2009, 11:40:26 AM »
well well, take your time
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the machine mother told us of the planet of your birth - we know how you have harmed this place, with your pollution, your violence, and your dischord - but when we arrive there, we will cleanse the surface of that place, and merge it, with the harmony of the many
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