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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #25 on: December 06, 2016, 16:23:09 »
Sorry for the long day without green (and blue, etc.), the server was rebuilt from a new OS install, which took some time.

With this, I can *guarantee* some problems, please report them here. Hopefully they will be easier to fix than under the last server.

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #26 on: December 06, 2016, 16:43:45 »
It's a bit slow, and I got one "Server too busy, please try again in a few minutes..." message when I tried to navigate to a new topic abut 10 minutes ago.

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #27 on: December 06, 2016, 19:10:55 »
Very slow and lots of times cannot connect.
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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #28 on: December 06, 2016, 21:49:20 »
Extremely sluggish.

As stated, however, thank you for all you do in order to keep this site up and running!

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #29 on: December 06, 2016, 23:19:34 »
Extremely slow and error codes when trying to browse today, barely able to make this post, takes 30-45 seconds to load a page...

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #30 on: December 06, 2016, 23:38:38 »
Extremely slow and error codes when trying to browse today, barely able to make this post, takes 30-45 seconds to load a page...

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #31 on: December 07, 2016, 06:16:36 »
Still very slow at 0615 Hrs (EST), but thanks again for all you're doing for us Mike  :salute:  ... your wife is a saint!
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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #32 on: December 07, 2016, 08:12:37 »
Still very slow at 0615 Hrs (EST), but thanks again for all you're doing for us Mike  :salute:  ... your wife is a saint!

And then there's the putting up with the army.ca thing.  Oh wait,......is that wh,....umm,...never mind, carry on Mike. ;D
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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #33 on: December 07, 2016, 21:19:19 »
The connection will often time out.  It will then put up a blank page saying that "army.ca failed to load" or some such message.

Actually, it says:

This site can’t be reached

The connection was reset.
Try:
Checking the connection
Checking the proxy and the firewall
Running Windows Network Diagnostics
ERR_CONNECTION_RESET
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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #34 on: December 08, 2016, 12:09:40 »
Like Techno, I too am having issues:

This site can’t be reached

army.ca took too long to respond.
Try:
Checking the connection
Checking the proxy and the firewall
Running Windows Network Diagnostics
ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #35 on: December 08, 2016, 20:32:27 »
I have just found out I could not log in or even access the page with Internet Explorer. Instant on with Google Chrome....

Hope this helps a bit


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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #36 on: December 08, 2016, 20:49:56 »
Like Techno, I too am having issues:

This site can’t be reached

army.ca took too long to respond.
Try:
Checking the connection
Checking the proxy and the firewall
Running Windows Network Diagnostics
ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT

Using CHROME 55.0.2883.75 m and Windows 10 ver 1607 OS Build 14393.447

Same here intermittently for about a week now right up to the last few minutes. Problems both logging in to the site and changing pages within the site. Also running Windows 10 ver 1607 OS Build 14393.447 with Chrome Version 55.0.2883.75 m. Tried it on Microsoft Edge 38.14393.0.0 with same problems.

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #37 on: December 09, 2016, 05:40:16 »
Still, at 0530 Hrs, the same as the other are reporting ...

     + First, not connection at all, then intermittent and slow response; and

     + Using OSX Sierra and Chrome, both up to date.

But this is a report, not a complaint ... we all thank you, Mike, for all you do for us.  :salute: and  :subbies:

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #38 on: December 09, 2016, 09:10:43 »
Folks,

Sorry about the roller coaster ride over the last week or so. Some of it was just poor server performance, and other times it was me tinkering. Unfortunately new ground for me (and apparently, the entire technical expertise of the Internet!) so there was a lot of trial and error, often going backwards before making small progress forward.

As of this moment, the last set of changes made seem to be positive. Performance is where it used to be, and the server is not kicking out errors. (At some points, it was throwing hundreds of error messages a second. There was some Machiavellian comedy that occurred when - on top of everything else I was fighting - the server disk ran out of space due to the torrent of error messages.)

I like to jinx myself, so I'm going to call this 'fixed' at the moment. Please report any issues and I will tackle them as soon as I can.

Thanks again for your patience, I realize how frustrating it is when things aren't working!


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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #39 on: December 09, 2016, 09:18:10 »
Please report any issues and I will tackle them as soon as I can.

Thanks again for your patience, I realize how frustrating it is when things aren't working!
If you have time now that this is 'fixed' could you have a look at my Brigade HQ; it's really not working well -- you have no idea the frustration level.
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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #40 on: December 09, 2016, 12:54:07 »
Thank you for providing the site and all your hard work Mike.
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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #41 on: December 09, 2016, 15:13:19 »
I like to jinx myself, so I'm going to call this 'fixed' at the moment.

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Still a work in progress, folks...

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #42 on: December 09, 2016, 16:27:21 »
:facepalm:

Still a work in progress, folks...

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #43 on: December 09, 2016, 22:38:59 »
The connection will often time out.  It will then put up a blank page saying that "army.ca failed to load" or some such message.

Technoviking doesn't log into the site, the site seeks out and connects with Technoviking!

PS: Thanks Mike, for the site.

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #44 on: December 09, 2016, 22:46:00 »
:facepalm:

Still a work in progress, folks...

Hmmm.....that's my line.....


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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #45 on: December 09, 2016, 23:08:17 »
2307 EST 9 Dec 2016. Running quite well.

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #46 on: December 09, 2016, 23:09:07 »
Technoviking doesn't log into the site, the site seeks out and connects with Technoviking!

Exactly ;D
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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #47 on: December 16, 2016, 11:34:15 »
Just got a bad certificate error when trying to award milpoints. I trust you Mike, so I stored an exception.  [:D

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #48 on: December 16, 2016, 16:07:26 »
Good day,

I keep getting errors when I try to search anything on the site.................... Perhaps it is the fact that I am searching for Borden  :rofl:

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Re: Major Site Upgrade
« Reply #49 on: December 18, 2016, 08:55:50 »
Same here "Unable to access the search daemon"


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