Server migration Sept 22

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by DNS » Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:21 am

There was a a bad configuration that caused this error. It is fixed now, but the nature of the problem is that browsers cache it. Try clearing your browser cache or trying it in a different browser or private mode.

Ctrl+shift+del in Mozilla and keep cache checked and clear 'everything'

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by binocular » Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:43 am

Since when are you guys back??
I haven't had access to DW since Wednesday about noon GMT.
I cleared my cache -- doesn't help.
Today, I checked via downforeveryoneorjustme and it tells me that it's just me!
?
I'm using a proxy now.

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by mikenz66 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:09 am

When the IP addresss changes it can take time for the cache in the DNS at your ISP, or further upstream to clear. I had that problem over the past couple of days. I could connect on my phone over the mobile network but not at home or work. It can take days for the cache to expire...

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by Dmytro » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:37 am

Circle5 wrote:
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:52 pm
It is scientifically proven that certain color combinations are better than others.
Yes, and there's a great site on color combinations:

http://www.colorcombos.com/

Perhaps we can find here a color combo quite similar to present one, but a little more harmonious.

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by cjmacie » Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:12 pm

Refreshing change-of-pace -- the new color scheme. :coffee:

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by binocular » Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:27 pm

I appreciate that the quoted posts now have a hyperlinked username, a date stamp, and a direct link to the quoted post.

Thank you for your efforts!

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by Ayu » Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:31 am

DNS wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:21 am
There was a a bad configuration that caused this error. It is fixed now, but the nature of the problem is that browsers cache it. Try clearing your browser cache or trying it in a different browser or private mode.

Ctrl+shift+del in Mozilla and keep cache checked and clear 'everything'
At the sistersite Dharmawheel.net, I either can't log in at all or if it's possible I can visit the site only shortly. After some minutes the system claims: "Can't find the server." This happens not only at trying to log in but also when I want to do any next step (submitting a post, viewing a thread, anything).
At the same time I have access to every other site in the www including Dhammawheel and Dharmapaths.

Edit: Ah, no, I have these "Can't find the server"-problems now also here... But if you're able to read this edit, I wasn't completely off.
I can't find the error.

:shrug:

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by Ayu » Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:40 am

Ayu wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:31 am
DNS wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:21 am
There was a a bad configuration that caused this error. It is fixed now, but the nature of the problem is that browsers cache it. Try clearing your browser cache or trying it in a different browser or private mode.

Ctrl+shift+del in Mozilla and keep cache checked and clear 'everything'
At the sistersite Dharmawheel.net, I either can't log in at all or if it's possible I can visit the site only shortly. After some minutes the system claims: "Can't find the server." This happens not only at trying to log in but also when I want to do any next step (submitting a post, viewing a thread, anything).
At the same time I have access to every other site in the www including Dhammawheel and Dharmapaths.

Edit: Ah, no, I have these "Can't find the server"-problems now also here... But if you're able to read this edit, I wasn't completely off.
I can't find the error.

:shrug:
After logging in and posting freely here, I want to add:
The correct translation of the only answer I see is: "The server doesn't respond."

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by binocular » Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:07 pm

Try and see if you have access via a proxy.

https://www.lifewire.com/free-anonymous ... ers-818058

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by Spiny Norman » Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:11 pm

Good to see the server is responding again, I though you'd been abducted by space aliens or something.... :alien:

...have you come back changed?... :tongue:
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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by mikenz66 » Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:20 pm

Hi Ayu, others,

I have had difficulties several times in the past (as well as this time) when the IP address of the server changed. I suspect that the DNS associated with the old server may have been set up advertising a very long expire time, and it will simply take several days for some of my nearby DNS servers to bother to query again to get the new address. I now have no problem from my home ISP, but when I dropped into work yesterday I could not connect (this was on the same laptop, so it's not a local cache problem).

As several have noted, going through a proxy can be a useful fix in such situations.

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by Circle5 » Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:56 pm

Dmytro wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:37 am
Circle5 wrote:
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:52 pm
It is scientifically proven that certain color combinations are better than others.
Yes, and there's a great site on color combinations:

http://www.colorcombos.com/

Perhaps we can find here a color combo quite similar to present one, but a little more harmonious.
Thanks :D I've also found this great article: https://brightside.me/article/the-ultim ... eet-92405/
A must read for everybody

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by binocular » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:25 am

I can now connect without a proxy.

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by Ayu » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:32 am

binocular wrote:
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:25 am
I can now connect without a proxy.
Good news! How come? :)

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by Ayu » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:37 am

mikenz66 wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:20 pm
Hi Ayu, others,

I have had difficulties several times in the past (as well as this time) when the IP address of the server changed. I suspect that the DNS associated with the old server may have been set up advertising a very long expire time, and it will simply take several days for some of my nearby DNS servers to bother to query again to get the new address. I now have no problem from my home ISP, but when I dropped into work yesterday I could not connect (this was on the same laptop, so it's not a local cache problem).

As several have noted, going through a proxy can be a useful fix in such situations.

:heart:
Mike
Thank you for your comment. I hope, some change takes place in future. I'll try "flushing" on my laptop today, as recommended by David. But it is no option for Ipad, which is my favorite device.
These technical descriptions are difficult for me to understand even in German. So, let's try, fail and wait. :sage:

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by binocular » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:47 am

Ayu wrote:
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:32 am
binocular wrote:
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:25 am
I can now connect without a proxy.
Good news! How come? :)
Yesterday, I still had to use a proxy, now I don't. And between yesterday and today, I haven't cleared this computer's cache. Could be something at the ISP (which takes its time).

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by Spiny Norman » Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:20 am

mikenz66 wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:20 pm
As several have noted, going through a proxy can be a useful fix in such situations.
Epoxy is also a good fix. :tongue:
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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by binocular » Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:20 pm

Spiny Norman wrote:
Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:20 am
Epoxy is also a good fix. :tongue:
Especially if poured all over the keyboard.
:woohoo:

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by mikenz66 » Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:55 pm

Since I still see problems, there must be others with the same difficulties, so I'm posting my experience.

Even now, several days after the IP has changed, I cannot connect from work (using the same laptop that works fine with my home ISP). There must be some seriously long caching going on somewhere in the network.

I can connect using the http://zend2.com/ proxy (no signup, and it does connect to secure servers), so that may be a solution for some.

Of course, if they can't connect, they won't see this message, but I gather some still have intermittent connections.

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Re: Server migration Sept 22

Post by davidbrainerd » Tue Oct 03, 2017 4:50 am

For some reason I still can't connect on my phone. Cleared the cache multiple times. Tried using both Firefox and Chrome. Just won't work.

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