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Scheduled maintenance, 2017-09-30
« on: September 28, 2017, 09:02:26 PM »
The homepage, forum, wiki and IRC will be going offline for about an hour on 2017-09-30, between 08:00 and 10:00 UTC.

For convenience, this means:

EDT (USA east coast):
2017-09-30, 04:00-06:00

BST (UK):
2017-09-30, 09:00-11:00

CEST (Most of Europe):
2017-09-30, 10:00-12:00

AEST (Australia east coast):
2017-09-30, 18:00-20:00


During this time, the server which hosts the homepage, forum, wiki and IRC will be migrated to a new virtual machine host. This downtime would be required next week regardless due to maintenance imposed by the hosting provider; we are choosing to undertake the migration early in order to take downtime at a time of our choosing.

At the same time, we will be undertaking two unrelated changes. First, we will be updating SMF's configuration to use HTTPS links for everything on the forum and homepage, following the successful transition to mandatory HTTPS earlier this month. Second, security updates will also be installed on the server. These will be non-disruptive to functionality, as the server is running a stable OS release that gets critical fixes only.
There is free speech and there is being an annoying twat. This user is exercising his right to the latter.

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Re: Scheduled maintenance, 2017-09-30
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2017, 08:25:31 AM »
Maintenance complete.
There is free speech and there is being an annoying twat. This user is exercising his right to the latter.