FYI Admins; Forum, slow response

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FYI Admins; Forum, slow response

Post by MikeT »

This is forum feedback for the admins...

There appears to be some serious delays from the forum server, often leaving me so frustrated I close the browser and go do something else.

It's been like this, on and off, for several days now and have held back mentioning it, in optimistic faith it's just a temporary thing and/or behind-the-scenes maintanence. Plus the fact no-one else is mentioning it but now, I'm convinced it's a server/network problem at the server end as all other web pages I browse are unaffected.

Hope you can help, thanks.
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Post by CitroJim »

I believe the problem is caused by a leakage of treacle into the server Mike..

If not that then it'll be caused by England crashing out of the World Cup/The Heatwave/Government cutbacks causing a 25% reduction in bandwidth or maybe the roadworks on the M25...

I'm sure Xac will soon give a proper technical explanation...
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Post by Xaccers »

It's been running ok for me for most of the day from work, but I'll give it a reboot when I eventually get home tonight around midnight.
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Post by MikeT »

Thank you, much appreciated.
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Post by CitroJim »

It's had its moments today but seems fine again now. Looks like a classic case of congestion...

Working until midnight? That's terrible!
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Post by myglaren »

Has been slow on and off over the past few days.
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Post by Xaccers »

The joys of having to decomission a server after hours in london.

The forum's host server has been up aboutva week and I've been using it remotely so it's about due a reboot.

Running fine now from my phone though
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Post by MikeT »

I got the delay again today, once at 9:28am and just now, about 10 minutes ago.

If I cancel/close that page then reclick the link it sometimes works immediately so it's looking more like a congestion issue IMO, which can be anywhere in the ether between here and there (obviously).
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Post by HDI Dave »

Freezes for me sometimes.
So I just close the tab and come back 15 mins later, then it's all ok again..for a while! :lol:

Either way it's no big issue.
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Post by dnsey »

There does seem to be a bottleneck of some sort at the moment. I've had similar problems with FCF and another, completely unrelated forum, where other members are reporting the same symptoms.
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Post by MikeT »

dnsey wrote:There does seem to be a bottleneck of some sort at the moment. I've had similar problems with FCF and another, completely unrelated forum, where other members are reporting the same symptoms.
I'm getting delays from other forums/web pages too so it's obviously not FCF related. I'd call my ISP's customer support if I knew it'd help but their usual response is to doubt the customer's setup first even when I can prove the problem is outside my lan. :evil:
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Post by myglaren »

If you haven't already, try clearing your cache and rebooting your router.
Site response currently normal.
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Post by addo »

On this site only, I've been finding a lot of transient 404 errors.
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Post by Xaccers »

addo wrote:On this site only, I've been finding a lot of transient 404 errors.
That's a page not found error, very strange.
Are you certain your ISP doesn't use transparent proxies like NTL/Virgin Media over here do?
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Post by addo »

Transparent? As in diaphanous? Would they be female? :shock: :twisted:

Now I have Proxy Lady playing in my head!