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Possible downtime this week
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Hey everyone,

I'm upgrading the server's OS and need to migrate the to a new machine to do it. I may be able to do the migration without causing any full-site downtime. It's definitely possible that there will be complications, and the site could go down for a few hours. I'll be working on it throughout the week and try to let you know when--if at all--there will be downtime when I know.

-Jackson
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Will this affect the Login Streak?
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I hope not because I'm only 25 days away from the 1 Year Login award.
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Will this affect the Login Streak?



I would say no, as Jackson said it would be a few hours. Being as a day is 24 hours long, I would bet you will be able to log in at some point.



Thanks for the heads up Jackson.
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I hope not because I'm only 25 days away from the 1 Year Login award.



I just hit 2 years, should of been 3 but I was a fool.
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COMPLETELY UNACCEPTABLE!






Actually, since I write CS's through email, it's cool!
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Quote by Wrothgar2009:


I hope not because I'm only 25 days away from the 1 Year Login award.



I just hit 2 years, should of been 3 but I was a fool.



I should have been at the 3 year mark but I visited my parents back when they didn't have internet and kept losing my streak. Now I make sure I don't miss it when I go there by taking my PSP, Laptop and my wife's cell phone. I don't want to start over again.
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hooray!
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Does this have something to do with the front page not loading?
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Quote by Kat:


Does this have something to do with the front page not loading?



I'm going to say yes.
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We love you Jackson! Do what ya gotta do!!!
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The actual switch will likely be happening tonight. I expect to disable the site for only about five minutes. After that, the site will be running on the new server. Because of DNS caches, it will be possible for you to still hit the old server for up to 48 hours after the transfer. I will be forwarding any DB queries to the new server's database, so hitting the old site should still give you live data. However, any files uploaded to the site in that 48 hour period may only make it to the old server.

If you're going to upload an attachment within the next 48 hours, first try pinging xboxamerica.com. If the listed ip address is 207.58.163.137, you're good to go. Otherwise, hold off. If you're still hitting the old server after the switch, you can try clearing your dns cache.
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10-4 good buddy!
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Thanks for the heads up!!!
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