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Offline Pack93z  
#16 Posted : Wednesday, April 22, 2009 12:10:06 AM(UTC)
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And draft week to boot.. that blows... then sucks, then blows again.

Wonder if we can pull a Florio and host the site temporarily on another host. :lol:
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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Offline Zero2Cool  
#17 Posted : Wednesday, April 22, 2009 12:11:45 AM(UTC)
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lol we should be okay. If I have to buy another host to get us going, so be it. I'll know more on what's going on tomorrow and Thursday.

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Offline djcubez  
#18 Posted : Wednesday, April 22, 2009 12:45:20 AM(UTC)
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To be honest you should just get a new webhost, there's plenty of them out there that have reliable (and American) tech support. Plus, to transfer the site all you should have to do would be to download the database through phpmyadmin, copy the files over to the new host and then recreate the database through phpmyadmin with the file you downloaded. I've done this a few times.
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Offline Cheesey  
#19 Posted : Wednesday, April 22, 2009 2:52:27 AM(UTC)
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Yeah, I'm not happy about it. I wanted to upgrade to a MS package, then after I processed it they then were kind of enough to tell me we'd lose our database. I said no cancel the upgrade then.

They said that was impossible in which I said what host company doesn't have backups? There must be a backup, use it. They said they're gonna get the latest backup of the site and use that and restore the Linux server.

If it goes as I was told, there shouldn't be any issues. Now I just received and email saying its going to be down for 30 days.


I'm completely freaking confused on all of this. The support people have really strong accents and its hard to understand them. I have a backup of the entire website on my laptop and I'm constantly taking backups of the database. So if the worst happens, it'll be down for a day at the most.

What will i do!?!?
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#20 Posted : Thursday, April 23, 2009 2:35:35 PM(UTC)
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I'm not sure buddy.

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Offline Zero2Cool  
#21 Posted : Thursday, April 23, 2009 2:42:24 PM(UTC)
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And now I just got this email ...


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Dear Kevin, (Customer ID: 8675309)

Thank you for contacting us.

We regret to inform you that your webspace backup request dated
--April 20, 2009 -- failed due to some of the following reasons.

1] Insufficient processing time.
2] Elapsed data availability time frame (over 24 to 48 hours).
3] No data was retrieved for some reason.

Please be aware that the main purpose of our back up is for disaster
recovery purposes only. It is not meant for archiving and are generally
not kept for very long, maximum is 24-48 hours. Backup requests which
are over 48 hours may not be retrieved. We strongly encourage you to
archive files and data that are vital to you. Please be reminded that
success or failed results may vary on a case by case basis. Requests of
this nature are granted as a courtesy based on availability.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

--
Sincerely,
Aspirin Ponce
Technical Support

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Offline Pack93z  
#22 Posted : Thursday, April 23, 2009 2:50:07 PM(UTC)
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I might have a couple nice words for Ponce.. lol.
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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Offline dfosterf  
#23 Posted : Thursday, April 23, 2009 3:07:13 PM(UTC)
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Offline djcubez  
#24 Posted : Thursday, April 23, 2009 3:07:14 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
And now I just got this email ...


Quote:
Dear Kevin, (Customer ID: 8675309)

Thank you for contacting us.

We regret to inform you that your webspace backup request dated
--April 20, 2009 -- failed due to some of the following reasons.

1] Insufficient processing time.
2] Elapsed data availability time frame (over 24 to 48 hours).
3] No data was retrieved for some reason.

Please be aware that the main purpose of our back up is for disaster
recovery purposes only. It is not meant for archiving and are generally
not kept for very long, maximum is 24-48 hours. Backup requests which
are over 48 hours may not be retrieved. We strongly encourage you to
archive files and data that are vital to you. Please be reminded that
success or failed results may vary on a case by case basis. Requests of
this nature are granted as a courtesy based on availability.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

--
Sincerely,
Aspirin Ponce
Technical Support

Wow, please let me know who hosts you so I can shun them from now on.
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#25 Posted : Thursday, April 23, 2009 3:11:33 PM(UTC)
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The large files, ie Videos will take some time for me to upload again. We WILL be back to full force that I can assure you. I am a data pack rat and I have everything stored on my desktop or laptop, if not both.

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Offline flep  
#26 Posted : Thursday, April 23, 2009 3:13:15 PM(UTC)
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A day without Cheesey is like a day without oxygen!!!!
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I feel very wrong now!!!!!!!!!
Offline Cheesey  
#27 Posted : Thursday, April 23, 2009 5:21:17 PM(UTC)
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A day without Cheesey is like a day without oxygen!!!!

LOL!!!! :thumbleft:
Man......i was having serious withdrawls!!!
I even wrote to Kevin (Zero) about it!
(I had to be "Cheesey" to SOMEONE, didn't I???)
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Offline Nonstopdrivel  
#28 Posted : Thursday, April 23, 2009 7:02:01 PM(UTC)
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Who the hell names their kid "Aspirin"?

I'm glad we're back up.
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Offline Rockmolder  
#29 Posted : Thursday, April 23, 2009 7:22:41 PM(UTC)
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I'm not into all this hosting etc., but I want to thank you for all your work. I mean, you are putting in quite alot to keep this site running without any clear prophets but a good discussion. Keep up the good work, Z2C.
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Offline dfosterf  
#30 Posted : Thursday, April 23, 2009 7:37:10 PM(UTC)
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Got a plan b forum rolling, restored a wiped out one, all while sick as a dog.

:salute:

Thank you Kevin.
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