The Definitive "Best F1 Race Ever" Thread
We are looking for at least 25 separate entries on this. The rules are simple! Post your 1st, 2nd and 3rd favourite F1 races of all time. They will be awarded 3, 2 and 1 point respectively.
After we have 25 responses, I will tally up the results!

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Re: Unreliable site

Post by PTRACER » 5 months ago

Latest post of the previous page:

Thing is, we have plenty of bandwidth and hard drive space so I am not sure why that is appearing.
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Post by PTRACER » 5 months ago

This is what the logs say, which is weird, because all I did was change the URL of some JPGs. I don't think this would cause that error. Maybe someone tried to 'attack' the CPDB? Or maybe I need to add login protection to the site again?

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Post by Picci » 5 months ago

Seems to be working well today..

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Post by PTRACER » 5 months ago

I found out the cause...Someone from Germany decided to do a complete download of the CPdB using a program called SiteSucker. All 7GB of it. It basically overloaded the server. I need to put some additional protection in place to stop this happening again.

I have already banned that IP Address.
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Post by Michael Ferner » 5 months ago

PTRACER wrote:
5 months ago
...Someone from Germany ...
Wasn't me. :suspicious: Honest. :angelic:
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Post by jimclark » 5 months ago

Michael Ferner wrote:
5 months ago
PTRACER wrote:
5 months ago
...Someone from Germany ...
Wasn't me. :suspicious: Honest. :angelic:
Liar !!! :omg:
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Post by hollie3sa » 5 months ago

jimclark wrote:
5 months ago
Michael Ferner wrote:
5 months ago
PTRACER wrote:
5 months ago
...Someone from Germany ...
Wasn't me. :suspicious: Honest. :angelic:
Liar !!! :omg:
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Post by Microsprinter18 » 1 month ago

Ummmm, did we just have an outage?

Can we make a Discord server or something so we can still touch base if the site blanks out again? This is literally the most civil forum I've ever been a part of, I think we could make it work.
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Post by Ruslan » 1 month ago

For some reason I was unable to get on site for most of today (EST). Given a choice of ranting about Spa or getting some work done, I was forced to get some work done today. Probably for the better.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

Yes I had a similar problem from about 7.00pm to through to 3 am when I gave up for the night.

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Post by PTRACER » 1 month ago

Here is a statement from the host:
Hello,
Service has been restored at this time and your site should load without any issues now. We appreciate your patience and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused by this outage. NixiHost has been in business since 2007, and this is by far the longest and most difficult network outage we've experienced throughout our company's 14-year history.

While any downtime is unacceptable, we made our best effort to resolve this as quickly as possible. Our team started working on the issue within seconds of being notified by our monitoring system and we worked nonstop to restore service as quickly as possible. We also brought in extra support resources to help expedite the repairs and ensure all support tickets are answered as quickly as possible.

Unfortunately, despite having multiple redundant systems in place, unexpected downtime can still happen. We will be thoroughly reviewing today's events and preparing an official RFO (Reason for Outage) report once our investigation is complete in the coming days. Please let us know via this ticket should you have any questions.
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Post by DoubleFart » 1 month ago

I figured the amazing race at Spa had broken the space time continuum and took the forum down.
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Post by Michael Ferner » 1 month ago

Website VERY SLOOOOOOOOOOOW the last few times i visited...

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 week ago

I got locked out for 10 or 15 minutes with a 508 error.... Resource Limit reached. I had no issues with other websites so dont think the issue was my end. Got that every time I tried to access the forum for about 15 mins and then ok again.

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Post by PTRACER » 1 week ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
1 week ago
I got locked out for 10 or 15 minutes with a 508 error.... Resource Limit reached. I had no issues with other websites so dont think the issue was my end. Got that every time I tried to access the forum for about 15 mins and then ok again.
Sorry I was doing a backup.
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 week ago

PTRACER wrote:
1 week ago
Everso Biggyballies wrote:
1 week ago
I got locked out for 10 or 15 minutes with a 508 error.... Resource Limit reached. I had no issues with other websites so dont think the issue was my end. Got that every time I tried to access the forum for about 15 mins and then ok again.
Sorry I was doing a backup.
No worries... I was just posting qualy results, wrote my post clicked submit and nothing except the error code. I had posted just a couple of minutes before with no trouble.
When I got back in, I was glad to see only one copy of my post was there as I had kept hitting my back button and clicking the submit button to see if it would clear and be working again. I then had the panic thought I would return to find a dozen copies of my post facing me and so stopped and was patient. :wink:

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