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lankou

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Problems getting in to the forum today
« on: 28 Jan 2014 06:14PM »
Just in case the forum disappears I have been getting problems getting in to the forum today with all sorts of dire warning messages.

seegee

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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #1 on: 28 Jan 2014 06:28PM »
I had disappearing pages/ broken links this afternoon too.

Sunshine Meadows

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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #2 on: 28 Jan 2014 06:41PM »
I made a slight change earlier but it looked like everything was working okay.

Can you both copy and paste the links that are failing onto this thread and I will see how they load for me.

If what I did earlier is causing the issue I will change it back.
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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #3 on: 28 Jan 2014 06:59PM »
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all sorts of dire warning messages.

Also if you could let me know the warning messages that come up.

I changed two headings and checked things were working okay but my okay might be different to other people eg I navigate Ouch Too from the main page http://ouchtoo.org/ not links I saved. Hopefully it is a glitch related to me backing up the site before I changed anything and it will sort itself out soon.

Sorry about the hassle some are getting.

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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #4 on: 28 Jan 2014 07:03PM »
It's fine, maybe I was trying to access a page while you were actively changing settings?  Just happened a couple of times.

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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #5 on: 28 Jan 2014 07:10PM »
Good point  >thumbsup<

Also because I was accessing the server it might have meant with slower connections were getting time out related page drops.

If anyone can read this but cannot post let me know via email righttofreedom@hotmail.com
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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #6 on: 28 Jan 2014 07:21PM »
As I tried to refresh a page just now, this popped up...

Service Unavailable

The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later.


Apache Server at ouchtoo.org Port 80

Sunshine Meadows

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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #7 on: 28 Jan 2014 07:29PM »
I just went to send a reply and got this message,

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The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later.

so clicked back then clicked send again and it worked.

If it does not work go back to the post you are trying to send, put your mouse cursor over it, click Ctrl A to select it all then Ctrl C to copy it. Next go back again to the thread itself, click on the reply button, put your mouse cursor over the white reply area, clcik Ctrl V to paste it then click on the Post button.

The issue does sound like it is the web hosting so Go Daddy and not the edit I did. Lets see what happens in the next few hours. If it needs a fix I will get the back up site up and running later tonight.
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lankou

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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #8 on: 28 Jan 2014 07:31PM »
It is also what I try and quote someone I am getting problems.

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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #9 on: 28 Jan 2014 07:31PM »
Thank you Seegee I got the same so used the above method to make my post and then had to click on F5 to refresh a few times.

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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #10 on: 28 Jan 2014 08:21PM »
I have had similar problems but find that picking another thread works OK and then the previous one does. Seems random and occasional.

Is it my imagination or have you added 'forum' into the topic paths?

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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #11 on: 28 Jan 2014 09:06PM »
I had the same problem yesterday and overcame it by flicking to another thread then back again.

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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #12 on: 28 Jan 2014 09:09PM »
Oldtone,

No it is not your imagination I changed a couple of headings where it used to say ... fall down 7 times get up 8 it now says Ouch Too - a place for and about disabled people and where it used to say Ouch Too - a place for and about disabled people it now says Forum.

This should not have affected links because neither headings appeared in the web addresses.

It used to also show on screen at the top once you were in one of the categories

eg Ouch Too - a place for and about disabled people. » Ouch Too - a place for and about disabled people. »Talk

and now it says

eg Ouch Too - a place for and about disabled people. » Forum »Talk

The need for change has to do with what was being added to the emails sent out to members and particularly the new members.

I did do a update on Coppermine and that might have slowed things unexpectedly.

I have not had an email from anyone saying they cant post so I guess it is sorting itself out.
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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #13 on: 28 Jan 2014 09:10PM »
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I had the same problem yesterday and overcame it by flicking to another thread then back again.

Thank you Auntie it helps to know because it indicates a slow down on the server at Go Daddy.

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Re: Problems getting in to the forum today
« Reply #14 on: 28 Jan 2014 09:39PM »
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Service Unavailable

The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later.


Apache Server at ouchtoo.org Port 80

Had this about 10 minutes ago.