[2016-11-17] Sorry for the unexpected downtime!

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[2016-11-17] Sorry for the unexpected downtime!

Hi everyone,

Sorry about the downtime today for about 2 hours. There was a very unusual issue with a routine maintenance upgrade that reared its head unexpectedly. Then on top of it all my internet connection went down. But we should be good to go now. Please let me know if any new issues appear.

Thanks a lot! Have fun.

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Edited by: sb56637 on 03/21/2017 - 17:23
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reserved (because that’s how it’s done around here) Cool

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Thanks for getting the site back up! Big Smile

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What a relief, for a minute I thought F5 key on my keyboard was malfunctioning Silly

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Glad we’re back!

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no worries, I went to CPF while BLF was gone.

JUST KIDDING Big Smile

Thank you for fixing the forum!

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This forum run on your home PC?
Where can I see the specs? Smile

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Enderman wrote:
This forum run on your home PC?

No, fortunately! But it requires internet access for me to access the remote server, and my internet went down in the middle of the chaos of an unexpected upgrade snafu. Facepalm

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sb56637 wrote:

No, fortunately! But it requires internet access for me to access the remote server, and my internet went down in the middle of the chaos of an unexpected upgrade snafu. Facepalm

Ooooh makes sense, haha!

Hey, how are you? :)

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Thanks SB, for your Divine Intervention !

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He is hard at work behind the scene

As he deftly tweaks his grand machine

And we're hardly aware

That he's always there

Gazing thoughtfully into his screen

 

The impossible he makes routine

And he buffs this place to a fine sheen

When opinions may clash

He perceives in a flash

 If he should or should not intervene

 

I wonder if we truly know

All his efforts at keeping the flow

He strives for the best

Day and night without rest

His creation continues to grow

 

 

I've said it before and I'll say it some more :

Thanks for all you do , sb

 

 

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Thanks sb. Thumbs Up

My current and or voltage measurements are only relevent to anything that I measure.

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djozz said "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

Old-Lumens. Highly admired and cherished member of Budget Light Forum. 11.5.2011 - 20.12.16. RIP.

 

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Hey sb56637 – is that your real name?????

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Rumour has it that sb’s second job is driving car’s, he is the Stig.

My current and or voltage measurements are only relevent to anything that I measure.

Budget light hobby proudly sponsored by my Mastercard and unknowingly paid for by a hard working wife. 

djozz said "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

Old-Lumens. Highly admired and cherished member of Budget Light Forum. 11.5.2011 - 20.12.16. RIP.

 

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Thanks SB for all your work !

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find all available items in this list

i launched my new blog - all deals for members without MAP B$ Wink

find a short description about my idea here

 

if you want to buy a flashlight or battery for a better price: just send a mail - i will try to save you money!

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M4D M4X wrote:

Thanks SB for all your work !

Beer

I second that! BeerBeer

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glad its just maintenance/upgrade issue

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Thanks for the work again, sb!
(and Jack for another very nice poem)

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lightx wrote:
glad its just maintenance/upgrade issue

+1thought the site got hacked.

Thanks sb for getting the site back up. Life is too boring without BLF Big Smile

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jacktheclipper wrote:

He is hard at work behind the scene

As he deftly tweaks his grand machine

And we're hardly aware

That he's always there

Gazing thoughtfully into his screen

 

The impossible he makes routine

And he buffs this place to a fine sheen

When opinions may clash

He perceives in a flash

 If he should or should not intervene

 

I wonder if we truly know

All his efforts at keeping the flow

He strives for the best

Day and night without rest

His creation continues to grow

 

 

I've said it before and I'll say it some more :

Thanks for all you do , sb

 

Very nice Jack!! Many thanks to our resident poet.

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Somehow I survived when the site went down during a reply Sick

But in all seriousness I did realize that I barely recall any outages happening on BLF. They used to happen quite frequently on other sites. All in all I hope every member realizes how smoothly BLF’s site is kept running & how much effort must be put in behind the scenes to do so.

Thank you SB Thumbs Up

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Thanks a lot to everyone for their sincere appreciation, it means a lot to me!

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I rebooted and ran some maintenance just in case. Thanks you SB

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Y eh, I kept getting DNS server not found….AAYYYYYYYYY!

Glad it’s back. Thanks to SB !! Thumbs Up

ETA: WoW…just reallized this is an old thread,,,But I had problem getting to site this morn. Maybe it was just on my end???

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I’ve been on all morning with no problems. BTW, I watched the video you sent me again today. It still cracks me up!

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atbglenn wrote:
I’ve been on all morning with no problems
Yeh, but I noticed SB edited his first post above just yesterday I think. So there must have been a short term problem. Twenty minutes ago I got the “can not locate DNS server”…..for about 5 minutes…then it popped up for me.

Oh well…