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Offline Bob Gaines

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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #30 on: January 18, 2018, 03:11:45 PM »
Maybe it was hacked by this "POOKIE" everyone talks about???? :)
The reality is that there are a number bad actors that would like to see SAAC fail for various reasons. Some with more money then others. The SAAC Forum by association is just the easiest thing to disrupt if someone wanted to be malicious about it. I suppose it could also be a random catastrophic failure. 
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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #31 on: January 18, 2018, 08:09:06 PM »
I hope Bob, Pete, Tim and the rest of the crew exercise there fingers well. The same questions will all be asked again....

Offline Coralsnake

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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #32 on: January 18, 2018, 09:07:43 PM »
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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #33 on: January 18, 2018, 09:08:46 PM »
Always willing to share, it has served me well.

Hopefully, they are back on track soon, big things are coming

Offline gjz30075

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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #34 on: January 19, 2018, 05:40:20 AM »
Well, I'm getting a login screen now  ;D  but with a message that my username doesn't exist.   Not sure if I have to re-register or that data
hasn't been imported yet :-\

Offline Chris Thauberger

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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #35 on: January 19, 2018, 09:32:45 AM »
My understanding was that all was lost so you will need to register again.

I would think registration would be available by the end of the day.


« Last Edit: January 19, 2018, 09:43:22 AM by Chris Thauberger »

Offline mikeljgt500kr

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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #36 on: January 19, 2018, 10:13:41 AM »
Yes, my login credentials also do not exist.  So it is a whole do-over I guess.
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Offline caspian65

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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #37 on: January 19, 2018, 11:03:17 AM »
That's the admin login page, it says they are still in maintenance mode.  Looks like everyone may have to re-register, but we'll see.
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Offline rodster

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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #38 on: January 19, 2018, 12:46:46 PM »
That's the admin login page, it says they are still in maintenance mode.  Looks like everyone may have to re-register, but we'll see.

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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #39 on: January 19, 2018, 02:17:34 PM »
Hopefully there were some files they are able to recover. I am not familiar with the behind the scenes operations of SMF but as they are now going to version 2.x, there is usually a conversion utility for those who upgrade. SQL can be a pain to backup and restore though, and it's not just a simple matter of copying the files.

Offline C6ZZGT

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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #40 on: January 20, 2018, 01:45:38 AM »
Up and running now ! Need to reregister,go to it !
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Offline mikeljgt500kr

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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #41 on: January 20, 2018, 10:34:04 AM »
Good opportunity to drop participating in that forum.
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Offline drummingrocks

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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #42 on: January 20, 2018, 11:56:36 AM »
SQL can be a pain to backup and restore though, and it's not just a simple matter of copying the files.

This.  Not sure how many people in IT we have on this board, but the thought of installing/migrating/maintaining SQL still makes me shudder.   :-[
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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #43 on: January 20, 2018, 03:11:36 PM »
Up and running now ! Need to reregister,go to it !

Seems it's down again   :(

Got the

Service Unavailable

The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later.


screen. Feel sorry for all involved
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Re: SAAC Forum down
« Reply #44 on: January 20, 2018, 04:17:37 PM »

Like so many here, having spent my entire life owning and being fully immersed in this, I ....
Well I donít want to give a whining rant as Iím sure everyone feels the same, I have three quick points to offer:

-It is simply incalculable what has been lost, and the present and future damage that has been done to our cars and hobby, both for us and for their future owners;
-despite the contributions (lost) by so many, and many who were either transitory or no longer with us, I would like to recognize a few who had shared their lifeís work (!) of expertise with us: j speegle, Bob, Brant, Pete, Charles, Randy and many more. The problem here is that this knowledge often came incidental to a running thread which gave so much depth and context. Worse- we are all running out of years eventually, but the info is valid forever to our hobby. Itís not like an in depth interview can begin to fill the factual loss. I viewed the lost forum as a peer reviewed technical library and a living component of my car (SFM5S339);
-I would have Ďno problemí continuing the high calibre of technical discussion here on this forum, for many respectful reasons.

Steve