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Server Move on Tuesday around 11PM PST

Discussion in 'Packer Forum Announcements' started by robdog, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. robdog
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    PackerForum.com will be moving to a new server on Tuesday the 15th around 11PM PST. OUr network of sites are continuing to grow and that means more traffic. Which ultimately means more hardware required.

    Expected Downtime: 15 minutes

    Couple Quick Specs on the new server:

    • Intel Core2Duo 3.0 775 - E8400
    • 8 Gigs of Ram
    • 2 - 500 Gigs SATA Drives
    • 100mbps Switch
    • Premium Bandwidth Useage
    Basically the new server is about 10 times better than what we are on now and you should see a noticeable increase in speed while surfing this site.
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    Ok Sorry what time is that for me?
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    Good question, LOL. Not 100% sure, but the downtime should be like 15 minutes at the most.
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    Thats cool, thought it might have been all day lol
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    The server move is completed and everything "should" be working correctly.

    Please send me a PM if you find that something is not working correctly.
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    Jess Movement!

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    Had to restart my computer, but it works fantastic now.

    Thanks for the hard work, sir. *salutes*
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    No problem. Sorry about the IP issue, totally forgot about that caching issue. Postponed some of my other site moves to tonight so I can try and find a solution.
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    Nice move as the site performance has improved tons....did the same thing earlier this year. Kudos Rob
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    Thanks Wizard. Been a while, hope all is well.
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    Much better thank you. Don't always post but I do read a lot. Great job Rob ... top notch all the way around. Moderation team is doing a bang up job also. Kudos to all ! :drinks:

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