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Planned Downtime

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by C00Lzero, Jun 19, 2018.

  1. C00Lzero

    C00Lzero Administrator Conqueror

    Hello people of akiba,

    due to some problems with the hardware, we will have to change some components. (one of the php-backend-servers already crashed away)
    Since this is the perfect opportunity to upgrade the whole system, i'm going to announce a downtime.

    Since we have loads! of small files, this could take up to 24h.

    The Downtime will start, as soon as the full backup (that is running atm) will be done.
    I think, this will be done in about 2 hours.

    The workflow will be s.th. like this:
    1) disable the board-access
    2) sync the last changes
    3) backup the database
    4) kill the whole system
    5) reinstall the new System (with changed hardware)
    6) re-setup the backends and forum
    7) upgrade the system-software (optional)
    8) opening up the forum
    9) starting to rebuild search-index, preview-images, etc
    10) done
     
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  2. Casshern2

    Casshern2 Senior Member...I think

    That is one intense sounding 10 step plan. Thanks for all you do!
     
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  3. uk21

    uk21 Saori Hara Alliance

    Hi C00Lzero

    I just want to say, many thanks for all the hard work you do for the forum. we all appreciate it. You are one C00LGuy!:cool:
    uk21
     
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  4. C00Lzero

    C00Lzero Administrator Conqueror

    Done are
    1, to 5,
    7 (sort of)
    8

    running atm:
    6: loads of attachments are still missing. we are still copying.
    9: search-index is rebuild, as i write this; image-caches will be re-enabled, asap the attachments are done transfering.

    11: setting up some new versions of caching, since we now have a lot of RAM, which isn't used :)

     
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  5. Casshern2

    Casshern2 Senior Member...I think

    Good grief, thanks for the getting the board back up so fast!

    :top:
     
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  6. Casshern2

    Casshern2 Senior Member...I think

    I actually used the word "dipshit" today for the first time in years! What a coincidence! The bigger coincidence is that I was responding to one on a forum.
     
  7. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

    looks like another happy member disappeared
     
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