Submitted by Anonymous on July 10, 2004 - 12:58
Hey guys, I'm just wondering if I'm having some bad luck, or if Moderntales is down, or if it got blocked by the Korean government like so many sites?
I cant connect.
by Anonymous - 07/10/2004 - 12:58
by apfurtado - 07/10/2004 - 13:40
ModernTales is experiencing technical difficulties.
by Joey Manley - 07/10/2004 - 17:11
Several MT-hosted sites, including the big one, are down at the moment. I'm currently working with our provider to get them back online.
by Uncle Ghastly - 07/10/2004 - 17:21
Hey! No posting for you mister. No time off until you've got Webcomics Nation up and running. Pappa's looking for a new home.
Don't make me come through this monitor!
by TheDeeMan - 07/10/2004 - 23:02
Everybody gets the hiccups every now and again--even the mighty MT.
Now, like Ghastly said, back to work on WCN, you slacker. LOL! :)
G.A.A.K: Groovy Ass Alien Kreatures It's like The Goonies meets The Invaders from Mars. Updates on Mondays.
by Dedos - 07/11/2004 - 11:15
[quote:ce45046834="Ghastly"]Don't make me come through this monitor!
Must.... resist...... obvious...... Ghastly joke.
by TheDeeMan - 07/11/2004 - 12:32
Please...resist..obvious...Ghastly joke. LOL!
by Anonymous - 07/11/2004 - 13:34
[quote:6c7e3def73="joeymanley"]Several MT-hosted sites, including the big one, are down at the moment. I'm currently working with our provider to get them back online.
DOS attack or general computer buggering up?
by Joey Manley - 07/11/2004 - 13:42
As best I can tell, the 30G hard drive on our rackspace server filled up, which caused it to fail when new info was trying to write itself on there (many of the scripts on our site actually write information to the server -- like, for example, new subscriber accounts).
This is partly because I was on vacation in Atlanta and didn't check my email (otherwise known as "clear out the 200 spams/hour on the public
Though the server is (99%) up right now, I'm working on moving some of the sites that were on that box over to new boxes.
MT, serializer, girlamatic, graphicsmash, talkaboutcomics, joeymanley.com and a bunch of other sites were all on that server. Now that I have more than one server box available to me, it's better to start spreading the sites out more thinly on them. I always knew I would. I just hadn't gotten around to it (because I was/am so obsessed with WCN itself right now). So the "recovery phase" from this crash isn't nearly over yet, for me. It just looks like it is to the public (which was my top priority).
After the "recovery phase" is complete, I'll go back to coding WCN.
by kjc - 07/11/2004 - 23:36
kjc puts on her nerd-hat...
Export your logs to another system, preferably one that's not available to the Internet and is completely locked down except for accepting logs and your login via some encrypted method. That way, if yer hacked, they can't modify the remote logs. And, as a bonus, when the files get to be MAHONKIN' sized, you don't screw up the production machine.
(who used to do Internet security & disaster recovery in the real world)
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