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 Post subject: Gimp Chat Server Updates On 04-22-11 - Expect Downtime
PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 3:05 am  (#1) 
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The hosting server will receive software updates this Friday: 04-22-11.

MySQL database server from version 4.1 to 5.0 and will also include upgrades of PHP4.4, PHP5.2 and Apache to their latest stable versions.

I don't have exact times so it could be any time during the day.

Hopefully, these updates don't break everything. :hehe

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 Post subject: Re: Gimp Chat Server Updates On 04-22-11 - Expect Downtime
PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 6:09 am  (#2) 
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Don't forget to back up the database! :)

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 Post subject: Re: Gimp Chat Server Updates On 04-22-11 - Expect Downtime
PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:53 am  (#3) 
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That's my job and, yes, I will do that. I back it up at least twice a week and sometimes more.

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 Post subject: Re: Gimp Chat Server Updates On 04-22-11 - Expect Downtime
PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:32 am  (#4) 
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Very good idea.
Looking forward to the new updates.

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 Post subject: Re: Gimp Chat Server Updates On 04-22-11 - Expect Downtime
PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 3:40 pm  (#5) 
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What is gonna be the Difference? Like what are the updates gonna do?

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 Post subject: Re: Gimp Chat Server Updates On 04-22-11 - Expect Downtime
PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:15 pm  (#6) 
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The updates are on the server side. There are enhancements, as well as bug & security fixes to the packages I mentioned in the first thread.

I can only hope there are no changes that affect the operation of Gimp Chat but I won't know until all the updates are in place. It's possible there's some outdated/depreciated phpBB code which will need to be updated.

There is also the possibility of other domains on the server having issues with the new updates that could affect server performance, which in turn could affect Gimp Chat.

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 Post subject: Re: Gimp Chat Server Updates On 04-22-11 - Expect Downtime
PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 5:05 pm  (#7) 
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Hopefully the upgrade will be painless.

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 Post subject: Re: Gimp Chat Server Updates On 04-22-11 - Expect Downtime
PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 5:13 pm  (#8) 
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PhotoMaster wrote:
Hopefully the upgrade will be painless.

+1

Does this Thread Show New Posts for anyone? It moves to the top of the active topic list, but is lacking that Little Square that takes you to the First Post you haven't read.

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 Post subject: Re: Gimp Chat Server Updates On 04-22-11 - Expect Downtime
PostPosted: Thu Apr 21, 2011 2:29 pm  (#9) 
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I'm seeing the "last unread post" square, Willy. Might need to clear your browser cache.

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 Post subject: Re: Gimp Chat Server Updates On 04-22-11 - Expect Downtime
PostPosted: Fri Apr 22, 2011 11:10 am  (#10) 
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Just a reminder so that everyone knows when the site is taken down what is happening.

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