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trouble viewing forum lately

Post by dlb » Mon May 07, 2012 9:24 pm

anybody else having difficulty getting to the forum lately? for the last several days i have only been able to get to it by finding an old thread in my browser and using that, but even that is 50/50. tried both firefox and explorer but had the same problem. someone please tell me i'm not alone.

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Re: trouble viewing forum lately

Post by North of 64 » Tue May 08, 2012 12:08 am

had one day for about an hour when i couldn't get to the forum, some error message. Been OK for last day though

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Re: trouble viewing forum lately

Post by North of 64 » Tue May 08, 2012 12:13 am

Come to think of it, I have had trouble lately finding the posts I have put up. I know I did another update on the NE Houston Tercel but I don't see it anywhere on the forum. Anyone else had that issue lately?

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Re: trouble viewing forum lately

Post by ARCHINSTL » Tue May 08, 2012 1:10 am

I had a problem today (Monday) for some hours; I kept getting told that "Your DNS server might be unavailable"
And "Windows can't find the host name http://www.tercel4wd.com using DNS."
Neu told me to restart the 'puter, which did not work. He also mentioned flushing the DNS; that did no good either. Then I came back to it some hours later (2 AM CDST) and it worked.
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Re: trouble viewing forum lately

Post by GLet71 » Tue May 08, 2012 1:25 am

It might be the server the website is listed with that is causing the problem if neu hasn't been doing any kind of offline site maintenance. I've been freaking out! Google Chrome hasn't been working either...
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Re: trouble viewing forum lately

Post by North of 64 » Tue May 08, 2012 10:06 am

[quote="ARCHINSTL"]I had a problem today (Monday) for some hours; I kept getting told that "Your DNS server might be unavailable"
And "Windows can't find the host name http://www.tercel4wd.com using DNS."

That is the error message I got also

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Re: trouble viewing forum lately

Post by marlinh » Tue May 08, 2012 11:56 am

I've had problems as well but chalked it up to dial up. Seems to depend on time of day...

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Re: trouble viewing forum lately

Post by GLet71 » Sun May 20, 2012 11:20 am

Man, this going offline thing is terribly annoying!
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Re: trouble viewing forum lately

Post by Neu » Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:42 pm

Sorry about the delay you guys.

The reason DNS was having issues at the beginning of last month was because our main host did a server migration, which meant some slight downtime while the DNS servers updated with the new server location. It shouldn't have gone on for too long though, so if you're still having issues then I'd contact your ISP and do some troubleshooting.

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Re: trouble viewing forum lately

Post by GLet71 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:04 am

Hey, it's been all good, I kind of figured it must be a server thing. I didn't want those finger nails anyways (chewed 'em all down to nubs jones'n' on lost T4 time!)
'87 6spd SR5 4WD modified Wagon (Ron, the post-apocalyptic summer ride)
'87 6spd dlx 4wd Wagon (Pinkman Got Nuthin', aka Pinky)
'87 Auto dlx 4WD Wagon (Otto, temporary parts car)
'88 6spd SR5 4WD Wagon (Perry, the parts car)

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