Server problems!

Discussion in 'sffworld.com comments, feedback...' started by Erebus, Aug 4, 2001.

  1. Erebus

    Erebus Keeping The Equilibrium

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    If you've managed to read this post please be aware that we know of the horrendous problems currently being excperienced at the Forum site. There appears to be a major problem with the host server.

    On behalf of Dag and the entire Forum staff, I apologise for any inconvenience caused by this slow down.

    Regards,

    Neil Cladingboel
     
  2. Cadfael

    Cadfael Guest

    It has been a pain in the ar*e, but it will get better. You must have heard about the 'Code Red Worm'... if you have a home computer, running Windows 95, 98, 98SE, WinME... you need not worry that your computer is infected, because the Code Red cannot effect these systems. However, it has effected systems with WinNT, Win2000... in short 'Network Servers'.

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    But... your computer is NOT effected by the virus if you run the above safe OS's, it is the INTERNET that has been slowed down, not you!! If you are running an OS that is vulnerable to Red Worm... click Here for more information.
     
  3. Giarc

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    Thanks for the info guys...was wondering if it were just me! [​IMG] Now that I know what the problem is I can easily invoke my mole elemental of electronic energy from its plane of existence on the macintosh network to devour the worm and save us all some trouble [​IMG]
     
  4. daigoro

    daigoro I'm the law... Staff Member

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    Just wanted to let you know that it's still a problem. Here's part of a message that sffworld.com's hosting provider has posted regarding the problem...

     
  5. Shehzad

    Shehzad High Priest of Cainism

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    Whew...... I was about to give my service provider a piece of my mind!
     
  6. Erebus

    Erebus Keeping The Equilibrium

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    Thanks to all our members for their patience during the server slow down as a result of the hosting ISP's Code-Red problems.

    Things are improving a little at a time, and in trying to help speed things up, we've been archiving some of the older posts to reduce the number of active topics, especially in the Fantasy section. So, if you're looking for a topic that isn't there any more, chances are you'll find it in one of the archives! [​IMG]
     
  7. daigoro

    daigoro I'm the law... Staff Member

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    Sorry about all the problems lately, not much I could do besides wait for the hosting provider to fix its problems though.

    Luckily it seems like everything is back to normal now, and if this happens again I will definitely be moving to another hosting provider...
     
  8. Erebus

    Erebus Keeping The Equilibrium

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    Well, it seems that the site's been down for about the last 24 hours. Apologies again...though I can only assume that the hosting server crashed again!

    It seems okay now, but...