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Offline bpat1434

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Welcome Back!!
« on: June 27, 2006, 10:43:08 AM »
Welcome to the Roundcube Forum!! No doubt you've found us either from the roundcube website, or you were looking for us. If not, welcome anyway!!

These forums are here for your help and entertainment. Have some fun, ask questions, answer questions, and get to know eachother. We're all here because we love roundcube, so there's nothing to be ashamed of (is there?). There are a few simple rules we would like you to follow, and you can find them in the "Rules and Regulations" post, as well as the "Posting Guidelines" post.

So come in, register, and have some fun!!

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If you've been here previously, you know that there were about 5000 posts across almost 600 members with attachments and the like. Unfortunately the server crashed, and all the data is irrecoverable. So we're on a more reliable host now, and in the coming hours or days a good backup system that saves the database to a few (if you want to help out) remote locations. So we should have plenty of redundancy should this happen again.

I apologize for the inconvenience as we lost a lot of posts and good information. But unfortunately there wasn't a whole lot we could do. So if you have archived posts, please try and repost them. It would be appreciated.
 
  

Offline dogcow

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Re: Welcome Back!!
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2006, 12:27:26 PM »
Hi, again!

See, this is why they always tell you to make backups! :D

I'm sure you know that now. :-[

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Re: Welcome Back!!
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2006, 02:06:17 PM »
well, when I was going to do the backup, the server crashed... so I was in the middle of having SMF do the backup... and poof!! everything was gone.
 
  

Offline urbanx

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Re: Welcome Back!!
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2006, 02:33:58 PM »
so maybe the moral is that you *shouldn't* do backups

Offline dogcow

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Re: Welcome Back!!
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2006, 06:27:24 PM »
Quote from: Brett
well, when I was going to do the backup, the server crashed... so I was in the middle of having SMF do the backup... and poof!! everything was gone.
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Wauughh! That's horrible... :'(

It's like Murphy's Law: Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong
But taken to an extreme in your case

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Re: Welcome Back!!
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2006, 02:35:34 PM »
Well we will start anew, and the more data that we can get back, the greater it will be!

Offline Prasad1337

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Re: Welcome Back!!
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2006, 04:25:49 PM »
oh its okay.
the data doesnt matter as long as the community lives on :)

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Re: Welcome Back!!
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2006, 05:43:52 AM »
Hi,

I think your archive might be here (sort of...):
http://www.google.de/search?q=site:roundcubeforum.net&hl=de&lr=&start=60&sa=N

If you click at the caged version, pretty much of the old posts might show up. Thus, maybe it could be helpful to do a google - search (enter as to the pattern "site:roundcubeforum.net REQUIREDINFORMATION") before posting a question.

Hoping to find my question somewhere in there as well.



Deus et esse idem.

Offline stephan

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Re: Welcome Back!!
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2006, 09:05:11 AM »
there's also the wayback machine, it might have saved your old forum.

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Re: Welcome Back!!
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2006, 09:08:53 AM »
Deus et esse idem.

Offline bpat1434

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Re: Welcome Back!!
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2006, 10:35:09 PM »
No matches on the wayback machine :(
 
  

Offline Jester

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Re: Welcome Back!!
« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2006, 09:07:20 PM »
It may be a good idea to write a shell script that does backups and run it on a cron. I do that for quite a few of my important databases, and I even have it mail it to my gmail, so theres no chance of losing db stuff.

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« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2006, 12:18:40 PM »
Yeah, I'm working on my own personal type of "remote backup" script that dumps the info, ftps an SQL file to the remote site, and it's all encrypted ;)

So no worries.... just gotta make a few modifications and it will be done. And it will be on a cron... that's for sure!! O0