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What is going on with this forum?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Promathia, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. Promathia

    Promathia EM Bennu Fanclub
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    Constantly going down
    Slow as hell half the time
    Security errors
    Bookmarks constantly being broken lately
     
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  2. Captn Norrington

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    The bookmarks being broken is due to the SSL being added or taken away, it changes the web address from http to https which confuses the bookmarks and breaks them.

    The security error is also probably linked to the SSL. Not sure what is causing the other things though.
     
  3. Ron Bron

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    My sincere apology for all the inconvenience of late. Today we had to remove SSL because it was causing search engine ranking issues and website performance issues that we were having difficulty overcoming. I hope things are back to normal now. We now have a redirect established to move your request from https to http to avoid errors.
     
  4. Angel of Sonoma

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    i think they are adding / updating certificates. some of the pages are not loading but if i change https to http i'm able to get to the page.
     
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  5. Tanivar

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    Your really pushing B. S, Overload you know. *sigh*
     
  6. Smoot

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    this isnt normal?

    puke.png
     
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  7. Kirthag

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  8. Snowdrop

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    Im getting logged out after I read a post and hit uhall or other sub directories by the house icon. I can hit back and be logged in again but i cant get to another thread logged in....its weird!
     
  9. Ron Bron

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    Try relogging in using HTTP instead of HTTPS if you haven't already.
     
  10. Olcher

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    So is SSL/TLS being reinstated?
     
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  11. Oscar the Grouch

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    No it is being sidelined for now.
     
  12. Tanivar

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    Ron Bron, the Stratics forum site is rapidly coming unglued, time to wipe the system and bring it back up fresh so it's stable and working, then try doing the mods to it you want to do. Have everyone making changes document everything they do, clearly and completely.
     
  13. old gypsy

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    Well, it's good to know that it's a fixable site problem and not an issue with my (or anyone's) computer or service provider. Here's hoping all the problems are resolved soon! o.0
     
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  14. Ron Bron

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    It will likely in a couple weeks once we sort through the issues we were having.
     
  15. Scribbles

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    Pretty awesome for a free site to have this much dedication to helping its users. Not to mention the response time that @Ron Bron has is epic compared to some other companies we know... :)

    Cheers @Ron Bron For being so prompt and open with us about the problems and a big thank you to constantly trying to improve a free service.
     
  16. old gypsy

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    One more request (aka complaint?) :rolleyes:

    Can we address the message/reason that Stratics isn't responding because of a "long running script"? I've run into that issue a number of times today.
     
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  17. Nexus

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    Since I'm not seeing any errors related to that on the backend, can I ask what browser you are using?
     
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  18. old gypsy

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    Edge, with Windows 10.
     
  19. Nexus

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    That might be part of the problem, Edge isn't a finished product as of yet, I stopped using it because I was getting that error on a number of websites. I've had not seen this issue with Firefox or Chrome. With Windows 10 and Edge being new, Xenforo may not be optimized for use with it as of yet.
     
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  20. old gypsy

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    Great... [Not]

    Thanks for the response. I'm not considering making any more changes. At this point in time it's a toss-up as to who has the greater remaining life expectancy... me or UO. If I win and UO goes first, I really won't worry about gaming or computers anyway. UO has been my only online game for many a year. I wouldn't look for another. And in that case, Stratics won't figure into things either. *shrugs*
     
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  21. PurplePotion

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    @old gypsy

    I don't know if it helps, but if you are on Win 10 with EDGE, its easy to to use Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer is still included with windows 10. Simply go to the bottom left of your screen where it says "Search Windows and the Web" and type in Internet Explorer. You should be able to drag and drop the Icon onto your desktop.

    I hope this helps!
     
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  22. old gypsy

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    Thank you for the suggestion. I will be trying this out, even though it appears I may have temporarily lost my more recent bookmarks in the process. If it helps Stratics significantly improve, I'll go with it. If not, I'll return to Edge since it is the one recommended by Microsoft.
     
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