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Reply #27 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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I just found somethings missing in the SVN and just uploaded some fixed files.  Embarrassed
  

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Reply #26 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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Thank you for all your hard work. I have a bare metal of my server, but need to keep it updated. I keep a daily backup (7 versions) of my IIS (inetpub) folder and can copy it to a spare box and have it running in a matter of hours. As long as its a computer or infrastructure that I have control lover, ie, in my house.
  

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Reply #25 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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The YaBBforum Community is now UPDATED to 2.6.11 and restored. The Codex is also working. "I" am freaking toast at this point. BoardMod will have to be restored after I get a complete backup of the server and re-jigger what i de-jiggered a week or so ago..

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Reply #24 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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The Communicator is up now.

I'm going to update all the YaBB's to 2.6.11 before I restore them (and eat lunch). They are all there and working - but need updating. There is no BoardMod showing there as it was in its own container (that is what I was working on - multiple FTP).

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Reply #23 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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We have a backup server and it is up and has been for several hours.

The 'problem' with just bringing it up, revolves around the fact that it was being used to test a new configuration for YaBB forum - so all its vhosts & data were wrong.

Fully restoring a server from piecemeal backups is a big job.   There isn't any elegant way to do it absent a bare-metal backup.

The Communicator is restored, but can't be brought back on line until another task completes.

It takes over an hour to extract a YaBB forum form a tar.gz backup because of the huge number of files.

Mirroring is an even more complicated task.  However, I already know how to do it AND it requires access to Zoneedit.

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Reply #22 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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There have been discussions of having a mirror - but all of that takes time.
  

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Reply #21 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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Maybe a temporary re-direct of yabbforum.com could be used for problems of this nature? Even an old WinXP computer could be a sit-in and host a static page with basic info including that the site is under maintenance? Just a thought that it might be better to see that than to get nothing.   Undecided
  

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Reply #20 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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To clarify something earlier, 'The Boy' and I were discussing a particular series of problematic Gigabit switches. I actually have 4 ready spares for that series (which I used).

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Reply #19 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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The Server is up for now, but it can't sustain a load, so I have put everything in Maintenance.  I will need to re-configure the backup server as I was using it to test separating BoardMod, The Codex and YaBBForum

The primary server is a rackmount, so I can't just run off to Best Buy or Staples and pickup an Antec VP450 (sadly). I need a dead match PS. 

This is NOT going to be an instant fix...  I think I will have the backup server working tomorrow sometime.

I do have current backups of everything.

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Reply #18 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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YaBBForum is temporarily down due to powersupply issues.  Cry
  

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Reply #17 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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I don't but if I did it be on it's way.

on a side note this is a pic of what my hardwired network looks like not showing any from wifi on this.



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Reply #16 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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JonB handles all the IT stuff for the building his office is in. So he needs a LOT of throughput.
  

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Reply #15 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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A PoE?  What else is he running there? I have a Cisco 24 port 10/100 he can have. Not using it anymore and always worked like a champ for me.
  

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Reply #14 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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Nov 24th, 2014 at 2:56pm YaBBForum is having some equipment trouble. (Anybody got a  24 port, PoE, gigabit Cisco switch laying around?)
  

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Reply #13 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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I need to replace the UPS that powers my cable modem and router. Was wondering why my connection was dropping from time to time. I get power flickers all the time down here.
  

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Reply #12 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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Nov 7th, 2014 at 8:00pm And it's back.
  

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Reply #11 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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YaBBForum is not responding. I know that JonB's building has had power problems in the  recent past (transformer fires, etc.)
  

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Reply #10 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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JonB2 wrote on Oct 17th, 2014 at 12:49am:
OK -

A Corey and I are back in touch

B. Problem is resolved (at least for now)

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Reply #9 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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OK -

A Corey and I are back in touch

B. Problem is resolved (at least for now)

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Reply #8 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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thanks Dandello

LOL - I didn't have my 5 posts yet~

I just tested it, and the patch does work

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Reply #6 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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Yabbforum.com is NOT down. It has a DNS problem.  I don't have access to the Domain Controls, so there is ZIP, NADA, ZERO I can do to fix it instantly.  I had sent numerous e-maisl & messages to Corey C, warning him this might happen, as our DNS servcies provider had been sold.

Temporarily - you could add a line to your hosts file.  BUT I can't post it apparently

Good Luck & Sorry.
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YaBBForum is having issues due to being under attack (again). JonB is working on getting the bad guys blocked and has made some suggestions for additional anti-spambot protocols in the errorlog section.
  

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YaBBForum.com is back online (many thanks to JonB's hard work in getting it back on a stable server.)

Getting it moved over to 2.6.0 is in the works.
  

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JonB is still hard at work getting YaBBForum squared away including a simpler front end until he gets a proper CMS system in place for the Codex. We're hoping to have the YaBBForum section back on line in the very near future.  Smiley
  

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Reply #1 - Dec 5th, 2014 at 11:35pm
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JonB is working of getting YaBBForum back online. With any luck at all it will be back soon.
  

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