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Random Forum Notifications
« on: March 03, 2018, 11:57:19 AM »
Hi all,

I just wanted to get everyone a heads up we may have a disruption of service later on today- hopefully it won't be long. Please keep an eye on our twitter feed
@Friendsofcci for the latest info.

Suffice to say Jopari and I will be working to get back to normal if there is a disruption.
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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2018, 06:19:26 AM »
Update:

The move to new hosting is complete. Thank you [member=1233]jopari[/member]

  • Long term, this means I should be able to manage the back end easier & keep everything updated and more secure.
  • Folks might notice that we are now running on 'https' a more secure platform-
  • I hope to sort out the notifications & emails from the forum
  • I also am looking forward to moving to a system in which good deeds are recognized and tracked. This should make deciding who to give a hotel/badge/exclusive, a little easier.


there are a few issues we're still working on;
  • Avatars- uploading of images is currently disabled-
  • The enhanced PM system is no longer installed & will not be coming back.
  • The status for 'Likes' is disabled in the personal profile section of posts.
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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #2 on: Today at 09:47:26 PM »

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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2018, 09:12:11 AM »
[Spell Check] on posts - bravo! 8)

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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2018, 11:41:23 AM »
  • Missing posts or corrupted text should now be fixed. let us know if you come across any blank posts or posts that have strange characters still.
  • Avatars have been uploaded. are they working?
  • Ill be working on getting the web browser to have a nice green bar on the "https" telling you all content is secure. right now there are a few pieces of the website hard coded to be presented unencrypted. i just need to track them down and update the links to use https.
  • After that I will work with Alyssa to get email working on the new server. Password resets and thread activity notifications are likely not working until we get that done.


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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2018, 02:31:50 PM »
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Update:

there are a few issues we're still working on;

Avatars- uploading of images is currently disabled-
The enhanced PM system is no longer installed & will not be coming back.
The status for 'Likes' is disabled in the personal profile section of posts.



the PT clock under the member info area in the upper left area of the forum is disables due to security issues- I will be looking for a solution
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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2018, 03:47:22 PM »
There have been changes to the pm system-
we will be working on a write up


We had to roll that back-

« Last Edit: March 05, 2018, 08:13:39 AM by alyssa »
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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2018, 08:19:52 AM »
We believe we have solved the issues relating to email notifications. What this means to members of the forum;

  • New member sign up will be using email verification going forward
  • Members will be able to sign up to receive notifications to subscribed threads

If you encounter any structural issues please post in this thread.

People may be experencing slow load times due to old book marks. We have incressed the security of the site, added a 'https://' before the site url. Please take the time to update your bookmark to the site. It will load quicker!
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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2018, 11:10:18 AM »
Just a FYI, it says that I have a message but I am not seeing any new messages since last week and I have read all my messages but it still shows 1 unread message.
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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2018, 10:11:39 AM »
Seeing the following (Chrome and Firefox) in early a.m.:

"Connection Problems
Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later."

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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2018, 10:12:33 AM »
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Seeing the following (Chrome and Firefox) in early a.m.:

"Connection Problems
Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later."

Me too, I've been having connection problems and timeouts for the last couple hours - on Chrome, Internet Explorer, and the Tapatalk app.

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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2018, 10:14:41 AM »
Alyssa is working on it
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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2018, 10:16:17 AM »
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Alyssa is working on it
Last thing she needed to deal with right now. :(

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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #12 on: June 22, 2018, 10:26:35 AM »
Getting connection problems and timeouts again, intermittently.

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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #13 on: June 22, 2018, 10:28:24 AM »
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Getting connection problems and timeouts again, intermittently.
Seeing the same thing.

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Re: Random Forum Notifications
« Reply #14 on: June 22, 2018, 10:54:50 AM »
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Getting connection problems and timeouts again, intermittently.

They've been super bad the last hour.  I sent screen shots to Kevin via Facebook because I couldn't get to the forum to contact anyone here.
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