Disclose.tv - Severe Server Crash

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PostWed Jun 12, 2013 11:04 pm » by Disclosetv


Greetings,

Disclose.tv experienced a severe server crash recently and we were not able to retrieve the most important data base tables from the broken partitions. Unfortunately also our data base backup processes stopped working months ago without our notice. Up to this day we do not know what exactly caused these disastrous problems. However, we eliminated any hardware issues as the root cause.

In light of this we had to go back to a manually taken data base dump from February 2013. Thus, e.g. all new user registrations, password changes, media uploads and forum posts are lost since that date ☹


However, we might be able to allocate the media uploads (since 02/13) at least to an anonymous user (crashuser), but will not be able to rebuild the original data base entries with the correct relations between media uploads and users.

We are still in the process of cleaning up the mess caused by the server crash. Until then, some parts of the website may not be available yet (e.g. the new voice chat) or may not work as intended.

I am very, very sorry for any inconvenience caused. At the end it was my fault, but I am happy the site is back online now and hope, the community can recover from this awful incidence…

Good night (I am very tiered right now, had not very much sleep the last days),

Lukas

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PostWed Jun 12, 2013 11:09 pm » by Tjahzi


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PostWed Jun 12, 2013 11:18 pm » by Thewatcher


Bit harsh blaming yourself Lucas, at the end of the day shit happens.
Thank's for getting my favorite night-time read back up and running, and enjoy your much deserved rest, as you have served the peeps well again by getting Discloe.tv up and running.

Now it's time for me to take a back seat again and leave all the disagreeing and debates upto the regular posters.

Ideas for peeps.

Get mine and many others favorite topics back up again,

Picture of the day,

Electronic music thread,

Let's have a Laugh,

And possibly a new one called,

Quote of the Day.

Get to work Peeps.

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PostWed Jun 12, 2013 11:19 pm » by Crusader


Hurrah glad to have you back in my life well done admin.
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PostWed Jun 12, 2013 11:20 pm » by E6722maj


good to have you back. onward and upward! :hiho: :cheers:

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PostWed Jun 12, 2013 11:30 pm » by Kinninigan


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glad to see your back!

i still have my account, thats good

and all but 1 of my video uploads are still here, which i will re-upload soon :flop:






looks like you needs some threads around here also...


were gonna rise again like a phoenix from the ashes!










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PostWed Jun 12, 2013 11:34 pm » by The57ironman


thanks lukas... :banana:
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PostWed Jun 12, 2013 11:39 pm » by *WillEase*


"We eliminated any hardware issues as the root cause."
If it wasn't the hardware then what does that leave for options? :headscratch:
Does this mean this could happen again at the whim of some hacker?

I'm glad we're up and running again so thank you for your efforts Lukas... :cheers:
Not to worry, I'll be starting a new anomalies thread later tonight.
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PostWed Jun 12, 2013 11:40 pm » by Spock


Good job getting back up Lukas! :flop:
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PostWed Jun 12, 2013 11:45 pm » by Constabul


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