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questions to the host

Post by huggle » Mon May 11, 2020 2:16 pm

Our host, Lunarpages, has been bought by HostPapa. I don't know yet what changes this might bring for us (definitely none till November when my contract expires)
On Friday I'll have a free 30 mins consultation with our new host and shall ask them about future arrangements. I shall send them the questions in advance so that they can prepare the answers and we can make the most of those 30 minutes.
Is there anything you would like me to ask them?

So far I have on my list:
  • will the price stay the same?
  • my current hosting plan is listed as a promotion one and every change to it would require me to switch to a different hosting plan. Which one would suit our needs best?
  • what are our current limits regarding serverspace and bandwith? (important with the picture threads and attachments)
  • at which intervalls does the server get backed up? (the board may react buggy if you post during a backup, hence a fixed schedule is ideal: I'd post the time and you could avoid the board for those 10 minutes)
  • If a board crashes, can I get a backup (and at which cost)?
  • what happened to the Lunarpages staff? Did they all get a job with Hostpapa now? (if no: hire them! They are great!)
Is there anything else you'd like me to ask them? If so, please post your questions here.
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Re: questions to the host

Post by huggle » Fri May 15, 2020 4:21 pm

JIm and Santy asked for https. As I just discovered we appear to have had it for at least the last 24 hours. Just change your bookmarks from http to https to use it.
Still it's a bit weird. I'll ask the tech about it. His call is due any moment
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Re: questions to the host

Post by Orpheus » Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:38 am

I don't do much around here. I generally just do as I'm ordered, and we're no much for orders on ReNext.

Please demote me to the membership rank of your choice, effective end-of-year 2020, Zulu. --or effective right now, if you prefer.

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Re: questions to the host

Post by huggle » Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:09 pm

What rank would you like to have? :)

The database seems to be getting increasinly instable because we've upgraded and updated it a gazillion times. How do you manage to keep ExIsle that stable? I fear that we might have to build a perfectly new board and start from zero soon.
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