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Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« on: April 20, 2016, 04:01:36 PM »
Okay, so I'm fed up with the issues over at A2 hosting.  They were definitely a step up from hostgator, which was a step up from rackspace.  Odd as all that sounds.  We're now moving to Hostwinds.  They talk a good talk, so fingers crossed they live up to it.  I could really do without the site being so slow all the time. :/
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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2016, 05:27:48 PM »
Here's to hoping.

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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2016, 06:42:54 PM »
For sure.  You know, I used to build my own f-ing servers and managed our cabinet (different company, B2B oriented) in a big shared datacenter.  I hated being responsible for all the little things after a while, particularly if something broke in the night and I had to go in after hours to have things up for our clients.

I thought that moving to somebody like rackspace was going to take all that headache away, but it brought new ones instead.
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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2016, 08:39:12 PM »
Wahoo!  The forums seem to be working again! :)

Between Quinn and myself and the Hostwinds guys, we've got it going.  I'm not sure what the final bit was that fixed it up.

Mantis and the wiki are still borked like crazy, though... and I can't post new stuff on wordpress at the moment.  But one thing at a time, sigh.
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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2016, 08:41:05 PM »
I can log in and stuff now!

Oh yeah, the forums are to fast please nerf.
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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2016, 08:47:31 PM »
Much fast, very new.

Also huzzah, the forums are back.

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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2016, 09:19:00 PM »
Sweeeet, glad this is working!

The wiki is still in cache mode, and mantis is completely down, and I can't edit anything in wordpress, but it's progress.  Also emails are not being sent from the forum, so there is that, too.
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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2016, 09:20:42 PM »
many smile

such fast

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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2016, 09:21:10 PM »
I came to complain about how badly everything has been working over the past few days, then I found this thread <3
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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2016, 08:52:38 AM »
Still no forum notifications, but we're getting there! :)
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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2016, 09:24:19 AM »
Wow. That's...quite the difference. That's almost instant.
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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #11 on: April 22, 2016, 09:25:25 AM »
That said, did we lose a couple of posts here and there?
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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #12 on: April 22, 2016, 09:26:38 AM »
There were some posts made two days ago after the database got moved over, so there may have been a 4ish hour window of posts lost from that day.  Sorry about that!

Can you make another post and see if it emails me?
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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #13 on: April 22, 2016, 09:55:19 AM »
There were some posts made two days ago after the database got moved over, so there may have been a 4ish hour window of posts lost from that day.  Sorry about that!

Can you make another post and see if it emails me?

Done!
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Re: Major website changes coming today -- host switch again.
« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2016, 10:07:50 AM »
I appreciate it.  It's still not working, but I'm working with hostwinds on it now.  For some reason it's not allowing us to connect out to zoho.com, which is where we send mail from.
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