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bobthebob1234
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 5:44 pm    Post subject: Website database problems Reply with quote

Is anybody else getting 'PostNuke powered website, Problem in Database Connection' at the moment?

I seem to be getting a lot!

see pic below

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 5:48 pm    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

and the site is being incredibly slow.........
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 6:29 pm    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

Not right now, no. It did time out once, but has been fine for all other clicks.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 6:30 pm    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

You are not alone got the data base connection thing myself a awhile ago and it seems cookies where reset as well Wink

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 6:40 pm    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

Never happened to me perhaps because I use Konqueror rather than Firefox to access it.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 6:48 pm    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

Even worse, linuxformat.com and .co.uk where unreachable, connections timed out...
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 8:22 pm    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

I got that error loads. Even when posting the first and second posts!
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:16 am    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

Lo,

We had a spambot attack that didn't seem to result in any spam on the forums but had the effect of DoSing the server for a bit. They've moved on now. What larks eh!

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 2:38 pm    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

spam them back.

Seems to be working now though.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 4:34 pm    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

You checked the wiki too i hope Wink Mike as unfortunately forums aren't the only target Twisted Evil

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 5:43 pm    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

you like your smilies don't you.

After a brief look i couldn't find anything wrong with the wiki.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 5:58 pm    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

They like the hidden pages as they just want to influence search rankings an i do tend to use the smilies a lot saves on the typing a bit.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:12 am    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

Re: the wiki: you can always see the most recent changes on this page to see if any spammers have been playing games.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:42 pm    Post subject: RE: Website database problems Reply with quote

Thats cheating. You should have to go around and around in circles using the wiki links.
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