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    Were Back...

    Hi guys and girls sorry for downtime on Sunday seems like EduGeek.net's hosting company lost all its internet connections and all there sites including their own went off internet.

    Anyway we are sorry about you missing your daily dose of EduGeek.net and can understand we had no control over the outage. We will be asking fasthost why the supposed redundancy connections didn't kick it etc.

    Once again sorry for downtime but we are back.

    Regards

    EduGeek Team

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    Re: Were Back...

    you don't know what you've got til its gone. still running a bit slow

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    Re: Were Back...

    Quote Originally Posted by russdev
    We will be asking fasthost why the supposed redundancy connections didn't kick it etc.
    Yup, I'd like to know that too!

    I spent the whole evening trying to e-mail a load of photos using other accounts because my main e-mail - hosted with Fasthosts - was down

    Outlook works really badly when half of the e-mail accounts on it aren't working!

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    Re: Were Back...

    I bet they spin you a line like I got from my hosting company who had a 4hr outage in the week:
    "the primary fiber was cut by accident, and for some reason the secondary fiber didn't kick in as it was too close to the primary fiber"

    Yeah, I believed that too... not.

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    Re: Were Back...

    Quote Originally Posted by indiegirl
    I bet they spin you a line like I got from my hosting company who had a 4hr outage in the week:
    "the primary fiber was cut by accident, and for some reason the secondary fiber didn't kick in as it was too close to the primary fiber"

    Yeah, I believed that too... not.
    Close as in the same one

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    Re: Were Back...

    Lol, modern technology ey

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    Re: Were Back...

    So how much of a rebate are you getting from them breaking the SLA (more than 0.1% downtime)?

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    Re: Were Back...

    doubt get any as there 99.9% uptime thign only applies i suspect to dedicated servers which we do not have we hsot edugeek on co-shared server.

    But we will ask i am sure to see if can get somethign back of them

    russ

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    Re: Were Back...

    I see Fasthosts was down because of the damaged caused to the Telewest Fibre on Sunday.

    The article makes me laugh though, it says that Telewest customers were left unable to watch the England match on Sunday. Surely the majority of people could just switch back over to the terrestrial signal coming through their aerial?

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    Re: Were Back...

    Depends, the tv that has ntl in our house, can't be used to connect to terrestrial aswell as digital, we use the arial to send the signal around all the tvs in the house, so if some people only have the 1 tv, they're a bit screwed, could of hopped down the pub though....

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    Re: Were Back...

    Quote Originally Posted by indie
    The article makes me laugh though, it says that Telewest customers were left unable to watch the England match on Sunday. Surely the majority of people could just switch back over to the terrestrial signal coming through their aerial?
    Your right the majority could do exactly that. But having been a Telewest customer in Bradford there is no way that you could have got an ordinary terrestrial signal - the analogue reception was terrible.

    Not being a massive football fan I actually find it quite amusing!

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    Re: Were Back...

    I am with fasthost and not to keen with there service. I think edugeek be better of on there own dedicated server

    Ross

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    ok Ross want to pay for it

    On serious note that will happen i think near future but certainly not till after bett i suspect

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    do you take monopoly money?

    Yeh i know what you mean. its better to be hosted than not

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