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Jeff Fiske
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Outage on 2-7 resolved

Postby Jeff Fiske » Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:30 pm

Thanks for your patience this morning, if you were experiencing difficulties getting onto the servers.

It seems like an overaggressive spambot is to blame, essentially creating a Denial of Service Attack on the forums, which cascaded to other services.

Hope everything is smooth sailing on the nile for everyone....


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Postby Keith » Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:52 pm

All is well now.

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Postby PhilL » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:41 am

Oh is that all it was. I was thinking it might have been a revamp of the forums and some major news. Here's to wishful thinking :)

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Postby Amrine » Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:36 am

I thought it was maintenance and went away quietly. ~_^

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Postby Czech Centurian » Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:38 am

I sent a tweet. 500 internal server error on the forums? :p


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