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[News] amiga.com down: explanationANN.lu
Posted on 11-May-2000 08:40 GMT by Christian Kemp8 comments
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Here's the official word from Amiga's Gary Peake on why their server was down over the weekend: The system needed rebooting, the server alarm failed to go off, I had been in an accident and was offline and no phone for about three days and I am who they would have called. This was posted in comp.sys.amiga.misc.
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amiga.com down: explanation : Comment 6 of 8ANN.lu
Posted by MIKE on 10-May-2000 22:00 GMT
In reply to Comment 5 (Mark Olsen):
Well, in fact the machine was up and responding that the site was hosted on, a rather large ISP called communitech (one that doesn't have failure's). The amiga.com web server DNS was resolving correctly, there in fact was a webserver running on port 80, just amiga.com did not work on this shared hosting server. It appeared to me identical to what happens when I shut my webhosting customers off for non-payment. Someone screwed up that's fine and dandy, you don't have to use the old Blame it on the ISP routine.
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MIKE
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