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SM Site to go down for a day

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by melbo, Sep 29, 2007.

  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Some of the vB software has become fizzled after a few add-ons and then upgrades. I've noticed some things starting to hang and timing out. I'm going to perform a fresh install of the entire site. This may mean we are down for a bit and then I'll be adding back some of the features you know and love... plus a few more.

    Trust me, It will be worth it.
    Need to get rid of this 4" post text screen for one...

    Take Heed Be Dangerous Melbo
  2. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    Commence Blackjack's anxiety attack................................
  3. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Didn't happen today.
    Forgot I had to go work a booth at the Heritage Festival in town.

    Next week.
  4. Minuteman

    Minuteman Chaplain Moderator Founding Member

    Got me to wondering. Is everything here backed up somewhere? We have so much great info accumulated that I would hate to see it disappear.
  5. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Yes. We do nightly backups of the data. THat data is stored on a seperate server. If we lost everything here, I'd just reload the forum infrastructure and then point it back to the database for the info. I also download the database every so often so that I have the data as well. If we lost the database, we'd only lose 3 days at the most of info.
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