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IMPORTANT: Server Problem (March 22, 2008)

Discussion in 'News Updates' started by Thunderfall, Mar 22, 2008.

  1. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    The CivFanatics server has some hardware problems and the server crashed at around 1:45 PM ET today.

    The site and forum came back up around 4:15 PM, after our host Telefragged temporarily moved us to a different server.

    In the mean time, we have temporarily disable forum attachment uploads and downloads database uploads. We will re-enable uploads as soon as we are back to our original server.

    Thanks for your understanding and we apologize for the inconvenience.

    EDIT: I have re-enabled forum attachments/downloads DB uploads, although we are not yet back to original server.
     
  2. Agent327

    Agent327 Observer

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    Thanks for informing us. Hope the server gets well soon.
     
  3. ecc

    ecc Warlord

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    I'm going to send the server a get well soon card and balloons. :)
     
  4. Carabodes

    Carabodes Timid Viking Warlady

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    When logging in, I get this message: "Warning: file_exists() [function.file-exists]: open_basedir restriction in effect. <--->

    Is this part of your serverproblems, thus nothing for me to worry about (i.e. just wait for you to fix your problem)?
     
  5. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    I think that should be fixed now.
     
  6. Carabodes

    Carabodes Timid Viking Warlady

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    Thank you, it's gone now. :)
     
  7. GarretSidzaka

    GarretSidzaka Deity

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    LOL i had to use the FTP to submit
     
  8. Ninja2

    Ninja2 Great Engineer

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    I get an error when trying to upload?
     
  9. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    What's the file size? It's possible that on the new server, the upload size limit is different.

    EDIT: I just checked and looks like it's set to 2 MB. I informed our host about it.
     
  10. uat2d

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    when i click upload, i get this warning:

    is this also part of the problem?
    i also noticed that upload has been disabled for about a week, but i never got this warning, and i haven't exceed the limit upload, so what's wrong?
     
  11. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    That's normal. The Easy Upload remains disabled.
     
  12. uat2d

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    when we move back to the original server, will this problem be fixed?
     
  13. Ball Lightning

    Ball Lightning www.sporedum.net

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  14. thomas.berubeg

    thomas.berubeg Wandering the World

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    Is it part of the move that one can no longer see who is in the various forums?
     
  15. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    I disabled some non-essential features for now since the temp server is not as powerful, in order to improve performance.
     
  16. Ball Lightning

    Ball Lightning www.sporedum.net

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  17. Sub

    Sub in omnia paratus

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    Ah, that sucks, but it's not the end of the world. I hope this isn't creating too much work for you guys :(
     
  18. uat2d

    uat2d ಠ_ಠ

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    at least we can still post and access the forums!
     
  19. jbsmith

    jbsmith Chieftain

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    Things happen.:spear:
     
  20. Nahtanoj

    Nahtanoj Alaskan President

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    anyone notice how alot of sites are crashing (march 25)

    ie. facebook, netflix and even civfanatics?
     

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