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#1056762 - 04/04/18 06:52 AM Server Host Closing April 15th  
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All,
I was just informed that our server host company is abruptly closing shop on Arpil 15th. I have to scramble to get all the data off the server before that time, and a new server set up. If anyone has a lead on a reputable server company where a VPN can be set up, please let me know ASAP.

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#1056763 - 04/04/18 09:16 AM Re: Server Host Closing April 15th [Re: Z65_Paul]  
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That's terrible news. I have a VPS with digitalocean that I am pretty happy with, the $10/mo option works well for me. I run several services through it without an issue including a personal website and VPN. There support is pretty good as well, they were able to troubleshoot my e-mail server issues I was having when I first set it up.

#1056777 - 04/05/18 02:57 AM Re: Server Host Closing April 15th [Re: Z65_Paul]  
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Thanks for the tip Allen. I'll check them out. After a bit of surveying the field last night, I've settled on a company that rates pretty high. I'll compare them against digitalocean.

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#1056803 - 04/08/18 07:50 PM Re: Server Host Closing April 15th [Re: Z65_Paul]  
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Well, you probably noticed we were down for a few days there as we transitioned off of the old server to the new host company. Normally this would be a seamless process where you wouldn't notice as a user. Unfortunately when we came up on the new server, there were some configuration issues on the server that took a bit of troubleshooting to figure out. I couldn't bring the board back up until the issue was resolve due to potential corruption of data. Now that we're back, it appears everything is running smoothly.

Thanks for your patience during this transition period.

PaulC


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#1056815 - 04/09/18 01:07 PM Re: Server Host Closing April 15th [Re: Z65_Paul]  
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Thanks for your hard work to get this done and save the countless threads that have so much knowledge in them.


86 SS 6.0L LQ4, TBSS GEN IV intake, 92mm TB, 30lb injectors, Summit Stage 3 NA Cam, Stainless long tube headers, Stainless 3in exhaust, Microsquirt ECU, Built 200-4R, B&M Megashifter, Torsen LSD, QA1 Lvl 3 Suspension Kit, UMI Front & Rear Braces. Check out my build thread: http://www.pro-touring.com/threads/126188-SSLOW6-0-Build
#1056823 - 04/09/18 02:07 PM Re: Server Host Closing April 15th [Re: Z65_Paul]  
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thanks for all you do Paul!


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#1056828 - 04/09/18 05:54 PM Re: Server Host Closing April 15th [Re: thepezking639]  
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Originally Posted by thepezking639
Thanks for your hard work to get this done and save the countless threads that have so much knowledge in them.



If only we could do the same thing for the photobucket fiasco.........

#1056836 - 04/09/18 09:42 PM Re: Server Host Closing April 15th [Re: longislandcamper]  
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Originally Posted by longislandcamper
Originally Posted by thepezking639
Thanks for your hard work to get this done and save the countless threads that have so much knowledge in them.



If only we could do the same thing for the photobucket fiasco.........


There are lots of plugins for Chrome that will fix that issue.


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