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G503 under attack?

Post by artificer » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:36 pm

Same thing happened a few years ago, didn't it?

The last few days & nights it has been nearly impossible to log on to the G.
Is some grub/s trying to destroy Ron's great G503 site?
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Re: G503 under attack?

Post by wreckless » Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:24 am

I have been having the same issues and was wondering the same thing. If not an attack then there is lots of unplanned maintenance going on lately.
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Re: G503 under attack?

Post by YLG80 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:00 am

That's certainly not a DDos !
Under DDos, the web site would have replied to any query with a 404 error. A DDos kills the server as long as it continues.

The G503 web site was always ON as normal but under maintenance.

This is likely a maintenance or any other development or upgrade.
A PHP, MysQL or Apache upgrade (or all together) is not an easy task and it takes time.
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Re: G503 under attack?

Post by wreckless » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:36 am

For many websites you will get a heads up for routine maintenance to alert you of outages and the estimates for time.
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Post by YLG80 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:43 am

wreckless wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:36 am
For many websites you will get a heads up for routine maintenance to alert you of outages and the estimates for time.
I guess it would be the case with Ron commercial website, but the forum is not so vital :wink: .
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Post by Chris Fourroux » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:11 am

it's not routine maintenance. and its not a DOS.
good old fashioned hardware issue causes too few resources for the board to work right for everyone at all times.
Ken thought he had it licked the other day but it came back. He is still working on it.
but right now we have no idea when or if the symptoms are going to return.
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Re: G503 under attack?

Post by wreckless » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:32 am

I'm sorry to hear that, Chris. Thank you for the update.
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Post by nick peters » Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:37 am

Hope everyone appreciates your efforts and hard work. thank you :)
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Post by Mark Jesic » Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:08 am

Ive been struggling for a few days, all i got was , "site temporary unavailable". :o

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Re: G503 under attack?

Post by wreckless » Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:23 am

I have been getting those daily.
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