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Posted: August 14, 2007, 9:25 pm - IP Logged

It seems I am doomed to suffer crashing servers lately.  Yet another evening ruined by a server that blue-screens when it tries to boot.

The fact that you are reading this right now is thanks to the last all-nighter caused by the web server crashing, when I had to hobble together a backup server to run the site.  That's why there was only about 45 minutes of downtime.  I was able to update the backup server with the lastest site changes, transfer the IP settings, and bring the backup server online pretty quickly because it was setup from the last time.

How frustrating.  And Lottery Post has some pretty good servers running it too, so I can't imagine how bad it would be if it didn't.

Anyway, I am working on some pretty advanced stuff to minimize the effects of hardware failure.  It just takes a lot of time and money, so unfortunately it's not ready yet.

Well, just thought I'd let you all know what I was up to.  Don't worry if it goes down for a few minutes; it'll be back soon if it does.

 

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    Posted: August 14, 2007, 10:03 pm - IP Logged

    I'm sure it is frustrating to you Todd . I'm also pretty sure there are alot of understanding people on here that will be patient anytime something may go wrong. I know I can be very patient and agree with anyone that it is still the best site on the web despite a crash here or there. Thanks for all the hard work!!!  Blackie.

     

     Good Luck,

    Blackie.                           

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      Posted: August 14, 2007, 10:06 pm - IP Logged

      Thanks for the heads up Todd... Started to wonder earlier.

                                                   

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        Posted: August 14, 2007, 10:30 pm - IP Logged

        Hats off to you Sir Todd.

         

        Dude!    That must be one heck job to do, with all the wires, servers etc.......

         

        Truly Thanks!  For an excellent WEB SITE! 

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          Posted: August 14, 2007, 11:53 pm - IP Logged

          Todd - wish we could help you Lovies

          love to nibble those micey feet.

           

                                       

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            Posted: August 15, 2007, 12:55 am - IP Logged

            Todd, all things said and done, you're doing an excellent job!

            Money can't buy you happiness, but I sure could afford the misery that it brings! Wink

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              Posted: August 15, 2007, 5:38 am - IP Logged

              Todd, sorry about the gremlins...

              Couldn't get my 'Forum' bookmark to load on my usual Yahoo so I tried IE but no luck there either.

              Got in on the mainpage and went from there using forums drop down.

              Hoping all goes well.

              Smiley Steve

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                Posted: August 15, 2007, 8:13 am - IP Logged

                Type....  U'll have it running better then ever soon... just keep a wee bit of faith and keep pluggin away

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                  Posted: August 15, 2007, 8:27 am - IP Logged

                  I'm sure it is frustrating to you Todd . I'm also pretty sure there are alot of understanding people on here that will be patient anytime something may go wrong. I know I can be very patient and agree with anyone that it is still the best site on the web despite a crash here or there. Thanks for all the hard work!!!  Blackie.

                  I'm with ya.  Wish we could help u, Todd.  Unhappy


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                    Posted: August 15, 2007, 10:33 am - IP Logged

                    I'm impatient and not understanding, so mush!Chair 

                     

                    Just kidding!  You do your thing, Todd.Thumbs Up

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                      Posted: August 15, 2007, 10:48 am - IP Logged

                      that way i get this message

                      Microsoft VBScript runtime  error '800a01a8'

                      Object required: 'blnUseCompression'

                      /_common.asp, line 1661 

                      lucky number today 1661 LOL


                      wow 45 minutes on backup server? i guess i'm on flintstone-age in backup server technology. LOL

                      last time i know it takes 24 hours using tape backup :(( and now it take only 45 minutes

                      Todd did you use Accumulated Depreciation on Server? well maybe not due to membership fee is it?

                      thank for the info and good luck

                      Et erunt signa in sole.......Et luna et stellis.......Et presura gentium
                      Prae confusione sonitus maris.


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                        Posted: August 16, 2007, 9:10 am - IP Logged

                        that way i get this message

                        Microsoft VBScript runtime  error '800a01a8'

                        Object required: 'blnUseCompression'

                        /_common.asp, line 1661 

                        lucky number today 1661 LOL


                        wow 45 minutes on backup server? i guess i'm on flintstone-age in backup server technology. LOL

                        last time i know it takes 24 hours using tape backup :(( and now it take only 45 minutes

                        Todd did you use Accumulated Depreciation on Server? well maybe not due to membership fee is it?

                        thank for the info and good luck

                        ops it was a lucky number 1661 (1-1=0661) on Wednesday 15, i just not realize it LOL

                        SG result

                         

                        Wednesday
                        15 Aug 07
                        Draw No: 2581
                        1st Prize0661
                        2nd Prize2069
                        3rd Prize3051
                        Starter Prizes
                        10272129
                        27003110
                        38704430
                        59756018
                        64657970
                        Consolation Prizes
                        00390603
                        13752145
                        42414373
                        71807330
                        73957505

                        Et erunt signa in sole.......Et luna et stellis.......Et presura gentium
                        Prae confusione sonitus maris.



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                          Posted: August 16, 2007, 3:20 pm - IP Logged


                          Todd, what happen to the problems last night?

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                            Posted: August 16, 2007, 3:27 pm - IP Logged


                            Todd, what happen to the problems last night?


                            Todd, what happen to the problems last night?

                             

                             

                            Thinking of...

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                              A work in progress.