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Hi everybody. In the next day or two I'm planning to switch celephais.net over to a new webhost. For Func, this will mean some downtime while I transfer the absolute latest database image to the new server. I'm going to post in this thread a few minutes before the board goes down so nobody loses a post (hopefully.)

There will of course be a DNS change involved too, but that's less of a big deal as you will be able to use the IP address of the new server as soon as the board is ready to use.
Haha 
Meaning that I can post whatever I want here and it won't be in the latest DB image?

HAHAHAHAHAH 
Which 
one did you decide on metl? 
Lunaran: 
no; that's what i'm going to avoid by shutting the forum down before the switch. 
Oh Sure Answer His Question And Not Mine! 
Body cannot be empty 
 
 
Sorry, Just Checking. 
(it can) 
Final Warning... 
func is going down in 45 minutes. That means at 5:30pm pacific time. 
We're Back! 
However, the DNS change is still waiting on domaindirect.com customer service to unlock the domain record so that i can change name servers. Once that happens, then it'll be another day or two before celephais.net resolves to the new server.

In the meantime you can log in and post, but when the DNS change propogates, you might have to log in again (becuase your cookies will be for globat.com instead of celephais.net) 
\o/ 
You're doing a bang up job! Three cheers for metl! 
Eh? 
only three?
i'd add a couple more ;) 
And A Wedgie... 
...I'll add that. 
No Cheer 
Just Beer :) 
Metslime 
Thanks. 
LOGO 
We want FLOYD! 
Shambler... 
...Could you please xplain the meaning of the word "wedgie"? I already asked that to Gene Simmons of Kiss who mentioned it in one of his rants on the website, but received no reply.. Maybe I'm not worthy...

Thanx... 
U R Awk 
yeah. 
The Silent 
http://www.waltermillerhomepage.com/wedgie.htm

oh and nice one metl, smooth crossover there (hopefully i didn't jinx it). 
Yay! 
looks like DNS is sorted! long live func_qmap!


(FLOYD NOW!) 
Fixed... 
...but still no News Archive? 
Uh Yes 
Hello! 
Still no Floyd? 
Czg 
My technical ignorance abounds...

Clicking on your link or the News Archive link or the View All Threads link gives a 'Cannot find server or DNS Error' ? Everything else OK.

Zone Alarm and Norton Anti Virus running.

Is someone picking on me? 
No 
I have the same problem. 
Mike / Phait 
No problem with Mozilla FireFox on Linux environment... For sure it's again a Microsoft Problem 
I Can View It... 
with IE. I wonder if the size of the page (180k) gets blocked by some people's installed software. If you suspect zone alarm or norton anti virus, why not disable them temporarily and try it? 
Still 
Doesn't load in IE either, and I even disabled my firewall - doesn't load either way. 
Or 
edit filters of these programs to allow celephais.net w/o any restrictions 
OR MAYBE 
It's just that your DNS servers haven't been updated with celephais.net's new info yet. 
Use Ping 
or similar on the domains celephais.net or www.celephais.net. The IP should be 203.22.204.78. Otherwise the remote DNS hasn't been updated yet or you're using some local DNS cache. Try flushing it.

Btw, smooth server move metlslime! 
Oh Yeah I Flushed The Cache Too.. 
 
I Was Singing Oh, Lonesome Me 
But now...

When you walk, through a storm, hold your head up high...
...you'll never walk alone.

Me and Phait, strolling down life's highway, arm on shoulder and singing...

Strollin', just strollin',
by the light of the silv'ry moon;
I don't envy the rich in their automobiles... 
Hurrah For Metslime's Server Change 
As well as Phait and Mike W having problems, and Lun's posts disappearing, I've had quite a few "server cannot be found" errors, and some exciting internal msgboard errors such as:

Error: Invalid Icon Specified

Error: Post or topic does not exist

Hurrah for progress!! :P 
Shambler: 
i've been hacking away the past few days, trying to improve the post validation on client and server. These errors you've seen are the result of you visiting during moments when the site is broken becuase of my changes being half-done.

Re: server not found; this is more troubling. I hope these don't foretell a lot of server downtime on the new host. 
Metlslime 
Server was down a couple of minutes during the beginning of the afternoon (near 13:00 here in france.., that seems to mean 04:00 for Func_ hour noted in post...), but now it's restored, perhaps Shamy saw this proble as well ? 
Ah Splendid... 
I was quite amused by the invalid icon error anyway =).

Yeah think I got the same thing as JPL there. 
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