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#91 Ada

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 04:41

[I also have the big blank space at the bottom of the page. In addition, cannot get to the new message shown in "my messenger". Access denied! You don't have permission... apparently now one can be logged in as far as part of the system is concerned, but not for all of it. I'm clearly challenged at this as well since for my first post I have edited Ada's instead of replying to it. LLB]


I'm pleasantly surprised to be reading this thread (or any, really); the "database error" page prevented me from reading any posts at all on my other attempts this evening. However, I'm now seeing a big blank space at the bottom left of the index page where it used to show which members were logged in. I don't mind the absence of the information, but I am wondering if this is true for everyone or a more localized issue.


Thanks LLB, it is nice to know it is not just me.

And thanks to the Mods and Admins for whatever you did to make it possible to read threads again.

Edited by Ada, 07 January 2010 - 04:41.

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#92 Chris Chalmers

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 04:50

I can't access my own posts or topics - even though I've signed out and signed back in - and can't access "new content" either :headsmack:!

At least I could look at other topics and forums (is that the right word?) :thumbup: I'm just going to have to go and write another snail............ :bunny01:
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#93 cpsantillan

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 04:55

I hope this whole problem will end up soon,it's a chaos :crybaby: ,this is the second time that I could post something the whole day,and I wonder how the admin are doing..thanks anyway to them for their efforts in trying to get this fixed :thumbup:
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#94 dizzypen

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 05:03

What in blue blazes?! :blink:

I'm glad the site is finally back up somewhat, but there are a few things missing namely access to my profile and my private messages!!!

Any update is greatly appreciated.

This whole thing is a disaster how could IPB release something so dodgy?!
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#95 sumgaikid

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 05:20

What in blue blazes?! :blink:

I'm glad the site is finally back up somewhat, but there are a few things missing namely access to my profile and my private messages!!!

Any update is greatly appreciated.

This whole thing is a disaster how could IPB release something so dodgy?!



Same thing has happened to me.............can't access my profile or my messages. It also seems to be
running a bit slower.................

Can we get a communique' on the status of what's happened,what's fixed and when we'll be able to
get to our profile and messages?

BTW,a hearty thanks to the Admins and Mods for their perseverance!:clap1:


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#96 Doug Add

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 05:26

Same thing has happened to me.............can't access my profile or my messages.

Interesting that these are unavailable now. Earlier when I could not read any of the forums I could still send/receive PMs.

Also, when I click on the icon to take me to unread posts it goes back to post #1.

#97 MYU

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 05:26

Sorry folks, we have indeed been having some serious back-end problems. But we're on the mend. It will be a bit while longer before everything is back. Please hang on... sorry for the inconvenience!


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#98 dcwaites

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 05:31

Sorry folks, we have indeed been having some serious back-end problems. But we're on the mend. It will be a bit while longer before everything is back. Please hang on... sorry for the inconvenience!


~FPN Admin Team


What ever you are doing is beginning to work. I assume that turning 'Search' off is part of the recovery process...

Thanking you all for your (I assume frantic) efforts.

David.

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#99 Doug Add

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 05:31

Sorry for the hassles the admin team is enduring with this. Thanks for all you do to maintain this site for us.

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 05:48

Not to cause a panic, but we have been short staffed on the technical side and... well, some things have gone awry as a byproduct of the software upgrade. It is incurring more manual maintenance than previously required. We probably would have stayed on version 2.x if it hadn't been for the vendor discontinuing support for that version--we were forced to upgrade.

Fortunately we have one "on call when available" resource who stepped in (in the middle of his night time too) and helped get FPN off of its knees. If it hadn't been for him, the website could have been inoperable for a lot longer.

Anyway, we'll have a more formal status message about the forum posted soon. Again, sorry for the disappointments. It's been a long day and night back stage at FPN...
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Posted 07 January 2010 - 06:01

Thank you for all your efforts! I hope everything goes well.
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#102 Sailor Kenshin

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 13:21

Same thing has happened to me.............can't access my profile or my messages.

Interesting that these are unavailable now. Earlier when I could not read any of the forums I could still send/receive PMs.

Also, when I click on the icon to take me to unread posts it goes back to post #1.



Same here. Among other malfunctions.

#103 Ed Ronax

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 13:46

Thanks for everyones efforts, problems are still there though, unable to mark a forum as read and not showing posts I've written in also same as above re profile and messanger.
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Posted 07 January 2010 - 14:56

Not to cause a panic, but we have been short staffed on the technical side and... well, some things have gone awry as a byproduct of the software upgrade. It is incurring more manual maintenance than previously required. We probably would have stayed on version 2.x if it hadn't been for the vendor discontinuing support for that version--we were forced to upgrade.

Fortunately we have one "on call when available" resource who stepped in (in the middle of his night time too) and helped get FPN off of its knees. If it hadn't been for him, the website could have been inoperable for a lot longer.

Anyway, we'll have a more formal status message about the forum posted soon. Again, sorry for the disappointments. It's been a long day and night back stage at FPN...


Actually it's an elaborate plot to show the new Admin Team member (so new the announcement hasn't been made yet, it's getting lost in the workload) that being an admin is no simple matter. :ph34r:

#105 Elaine

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 16:52

All better now :-)

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 17:18

Just an update from my end, all appears to be working fine now, a big thanks to all involved.
And how can this be, because he is the Kwisatz Haderach.


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Posted 07 January 2010 - 17:39

Thanks to all of the administrators and moderators who untangled the muddles of the last day! We're all grateful to you for your efforts.

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 05:42

Seems to be working fine now.

My thanks to all who put their efforts into this. :clap1:
Having moderated myself before, I know such server/software problems put a lot of stress on administrators that they easily could do without.

(I was also beginning to feel embarrassed by two double posts that I could do nothing about.)


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Edited by beluga, 08 January 2010 - 05:49.


#109 pen2paper

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 03:38

Whoa NelliePosted Image did I just see a momentary shift to the Old Style page???Posted Image
or do I need to go and take a pill of some sort?
someone tinkering behind the curtain?

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#110 wimg

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 04:36

Whoa NelliePosted Image did I just see a momentary shift to the Old Style page???Posted Image

Well, we are always trying to improve things, so who knows? Posted Image

or do I need to go and take a pill of some sort?

That is always an option. About to take my meds just now again Posted Image Posted Image.

someone tinkering behind the curtain?

We always do, we always do Posted Image.

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#111 pen2paper

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 05:29


Whoa NelliePosted Image did I just see a momentary shift to the Old Style page???Posted Image

Well, we are always trying to improve things, so who knows? Posted Image

or do I need to go and take a pill of some sort?

That is always an option. About to take my meds just now again Posted Image Posted Image.

someone tinkering behind the curtain?

We always do, we always do Posted Image.

Warm regards, Wim
aka the Mad Dutchman Posted Image

Posted ImagePhew! was worried there for a moment or five..
all is smooth againPosted Image

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#112 vlada

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 12:58

The forum is working great now.
Thanks to all the administrators and moderators :clap1: .

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Posted 11 January 2010 - 17:59

Forum runs very fast for me as well. good job!

#114 MYU

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 18:15

Note that we do have a planned software update that will be performed this Wednesday, January 20th. The news message about this is HERE. Hopefully this will result in an even smoother, more stable running website. :thumbup:
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Posted 24 March 2010 - 15:45

Thanks and keep up the good work.