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DNS outage

Postby IanKennedy » Sun Jun 12, 2011 7:42 pm

Apologies for the site outage this weekend. It was a side effect of the old server being decommissioned. Somehow, and it's probably my fault, the domain registrar was still reporting the old DNS server as the one to use. Since that had ceased to exist you may have found the site name could not be resolved. I've just fixed this at the registrar end (as I tried to do yesterday). This time the change seems to have stuck. Aside of a a possible delay as the DNS updates around the world all should be well now and for the future.

ps. If you where lucky and knew the correct IP address you could have been using that as the site was fully functional. Also, it's possible you didn't even notice the changes because your local DNS still had a cached copy of the IP address.
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Re: DNS outage

Postby Captain Picard's Hair » Sun Jun 12, 2011 7:45 pm

I thought it was something like that actually. Thanks for clearing it all up.
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Re: DNS outage

Postby Mikey » Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:39 pm

I figured the same, albeit in much simpler terms. If it took much longer, though, I was going to go looking for cyber-methadone.
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Re: DNS outage

Postby Nickswitz » Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:46 pm

Seriously, Ian I must say, you have a thoroughly addicting site.
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Re: DNS outage

Postby IanKennedy » Sun Jun 12, 2011 9:03 pm

Ah, so the evil plan is working. First get them hooked, then put the price up :happydevil:
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Re: DNS outage

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:29 pm

From free to... free but hard to get to?
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Re: DNS outage

Postby IanKennedy » Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:03 pm

RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:From free to... free but hard to get to?

Once you get people addicted you then have to withdraw it from time to time to let the victim realize how dependent they are...
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Re: DNS outage

Postby Mikey » Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:04 pm

*looks at post count* Yeah, I think you're past that point with some of us...
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