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InvisibleThorA
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The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement
    #350212 - 06/27/01 04:36 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

We are nearing the big change over for the shroomery, we are hoping to be off our current host by the end of this month and be up and running in the early days of July.

We are still not sure of how long the website will be down, but we expect anywhere from a few days to a week.

The good news is the Shroomery is moving to a great server that will ensure that the shroomery will be secure and safe for a long time to come.

We will announce the shut down date in the Off Topic discussion when we know exactly the time we will be going off line.

See you on our new server!

Thor.


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OfflineEvery1ShouldBAble2Post
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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: Thor]
    #350239 - 06/27/01 05:26 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

what about the countdown


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InvisibleLiquid Squid
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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: Every1ShouldBAble2Post]
    #350242 - 06/27/01 05:28 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

What about our PM's. Are they going to be saved and transfered??

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Offline3DSHROOM
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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: Liquid Squid]
    #350281 - 06/27/01 06:11 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

Your PM's will be transfered to the new server.

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Offlinetom
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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: 3DSHROOM]
    #350297 - 06/27/01 06:28 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

Good question LQ. Now as for the limes; fuck there are no limes in the dessert.

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Offlineegghead
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Good luck guys.. [Re: Thor]
    #350301 - 06/27/01 06:36 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

I hope all goes well.



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Offlinedoo
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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: Thor]
    #350338 - 06/27/01 07:38 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

Hey Thor! You've got to introduce me to those girls in that pic.They look mighty tasty .

Sure hope ya'll aren't down for long.The other sites are nice,but the Shroomery's hard to beat.I'm sure the downtime will be worth it.

doo



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Re: Good luck guys.. [Re: egghead]
    #350339 - 06/27/01 07:39 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

will the bb still be the same afterwards?


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Re: Good luck guys.. [Re: The Mad Hatter]
    #350346 - 06/27/01 07:46 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

The whole site will be the same when we switch to the new server. Then the fun begins with us improving the site.

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Re: Good luck guys.. [Re: 3DSHROOM]
    #350357 - 06/27/01 07:55 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

Sounds good : )

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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: Thor]
    #350529 - 06/28/01 02:17 AM (22 years, 8 months ago)

oh man, hope it's not down for too long. I'm gonna miss this place



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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: Shroomph]
    #350572 - 06/28/01 06:03 AM (22 years, 8 months ago)

How am i going to handle the withdrawls =)

Support the FSR! or the smilie gets it! :crazy:



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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: Thor]
    #350657 - 06/28/01 09:25 AM (22 years, 8 months ago)

Why does the entire site need to go down anyway? as an aspireing (sp?) network admin. there has got to be a better way. ex. Lockdown the message boards, trip reports, etc a couple hours before the switch, leaving the entire site readable. Then take the site and transfer it to the other server, turn back on all the features, so that you basicly have the main site crippled and a backed up fully functioning mirror. then after the bugs have been worked out of the move (theres bound to be a few) switch the dns records to make the mirror the main site, after everything is said and done you can give the go ahead to the previous company to kil your account and delete he crippled site. just my 2cents but im sure you guys have your reasons. I just hope this new server handles the large databases better.

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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: windex]
    #350660 - 06/28/01 09:35 AM (22 years, 8 months ago)

That is what we are going to do windex. We will disable any scripts that add anything to the database since we will be copying it to the new server. There will be as little downtime as possible.

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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: 3DSHROOM]
    #350669 - 06/28/01 09:43 AM (22 years, 8 months ago)

well good, i was just suggesting that because i read that there could be up to a week of downtime, but for swtching like that you shouldnt be down more then a couple hours for some poeple (usualy outside north america) while the dns gets converged, and still the other people should just end up getting the crippled site.


sorry im not trying to underestimate anyone in anyway but this is my feild and i just woke up and feel like talking =)

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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: windex]
    #350766 - 06/28/01 11:55 AM (22 years, 8 months ago)

Just curious, how many GB has the whole site?
And the message boards database alone?

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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: Anno]
    #350787 - 06/28/01 12:25 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

The whole site now (missing some old threads) is about 728.384 MB.

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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: 3DSHROOM]
    #350817 - 06/28/01 01:17 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

wow... thats a lot

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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: windex]
    #351679 - 06/29/01 08:25 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

windex we are just warning just in case we have some big problems, we don't expect a week's worth but we want people to know that its a possibility, although a remote one :smile:

Hopefully everything will go smoothly, maybe we'll see only a day or less of interuption, we can hope for the best.

Its actually started alread, 3D has begun moving things now and we should know soon if there are going to be any snags.

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Re: The Shroomery Switchover - Important Announcement [Re: Thor]
    #351692 - 06/29/01 08:49 PM (22 years, 8 months ago)

Hope the migration/upgrade goes well. It can get a little sticky.

See everyone on the other side!

Edited by cascadia on 06/29/01 10:50 PM.


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