Forum maintenance Thursday 18/10/2017 -Completed

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Forum maintenance Thursday 18/10/2017 -Completed

Post by xantia_v6 » 18 Oct 2017, 19:09

Following our recent technical issues, the forum is moving to a new VPS server. The software has been installed and (subject to a little more testing) is ready to go.

To move the site it needs to be taken off-line for a period of 1 - 2 hours, to allow a backup and restore cycle and to allow the updated DNS record to propagate.

I intend to do this some time tomorrow, either in the early morning, or a little later in the day if any issues are discovered between now and then.
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Re: Forum maintenance Thursday 18/10/2017 -Completed

Post by xantia_v6 » 19 Oct 2017, 08:15

The forum has now been moved to is new server and should generally be running well.
I will fix any issues as I find them.
Please report here any problems that you encounter.
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Re: Forum maintenance Thursday 18/10/2017 -Completed

Post by CitroJim » 19 Oct 2017, 08:31

Looking good Mike and speed is blindingly fast :) Excellent work, well done =D>
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Re: Forum maintenance Thursday 18/10/2017 -Completed

Post by xantia_v6 » 19 Oct 2017, 09:17

The Forum does appear to be running much better now.

Perhaps it might be a good time to remind people that this forum is funded by sticker sales and donations, and the move to a new server might be a good excuse to exercise the buttons in the forum header. :wink:
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Re: Forum maintenance Thursday 18/10/2017 -Completed

Post by CitroJim » 19 Oct 2017, 09:31

xantia_v6 wrote:
19 Oct 2017, 09:17
The Forum does appear to be running much better now.

Perhaps it might be a good time to remind people that this forum is funded by sticker sales and donations, and the move to a new server might be a good excuse to exercise the buttons in the forum header. :wink:


Good idea :)

For the record, sticker orders come through to me and I always try to despatch them return of post... They are really lovely things and worth having...

Which reminds me... I must make a new donation as I need a set of stickers for my new Saxo ;)
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Re: Forum maintenance Thursday 18/10/2017 -Completed

Post by Zelandeth » 24 Oct 2017, 05:50

Thanks again for all the hard work!
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