Server Crash 11-15-10

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Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by Kage » Tue Nov 16, 2010 7:02 pm

Some time during the night of the 15th, the server had a major crash, to which the nature of the crash is still unclear. However it seems to had taken all services offline.

Once the server recovered, we noticed issues in the char-server database files. We are still unclear to the extent of the corruption.

We are checking to see if we have a recent backup which we can restore from. The last confirmed backup was on Sept. 26 however we might have a newer one.

If we do restore from a backup, which seems the most likely action we'll have to take everything that has happened (Trades, kills, exp, quests, etc) since the last backup will be lost.

We will keep you posted on further updates.
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by Platyna » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:27 pm

It did not crash, just idiots from our data center accidently restarted Platinum instead other machine. Platinum had almost a year of uptime.
Now that uptime is broken I am planning kernel update at night.

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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by Kage » Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:11 am

The cause is not as important as the effect. The databases are still a issue.
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by noelleionscowl » Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:18 am

the forums were down too, right? Why was that?

can somebody please explain the servers to me?
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by Kage » Wed Nov 17, 2010 3:08 am

noelleionscowl wrote:the forums were down too, right? Why was that?

can somebody please explain the servers to me?
The forums being down has nothing to do with this. That issue with a the server's ISP blocking certain traffic on port 80, and has been resolved.
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by thtl » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:36 am

I lost all items kept in storage and GP deposited, as well as some quantity of items I carry around. Is this due to the crash? Any chance of restoring my storage?
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by Lt. KLAG [24th.KDF] » Wed Nov 17, 2010 11:18 am

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[2010-11-17 08:43:26] 018-1.gat(79,72) Slicer(2095434) : @broadcast The server data was lost - the data will be rolled back to a previous version soon and storage etc will be fixed. Anything you do now is temporary! Oh and it's NO PANTS DAY
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by IOA » Wed Nov 17, 2010 12:17 pm

So wait...by "server data", what do you mean? It sounds like the server was just restarted. And will we be rolled back to a more recent backup, such as when we logged out before the crash, or perhaps a day or two before?
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by anunitu » Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:31 pm

I think they should use the backup, because even though I dropped back to level 90, all of my stored items are gone. I don't mind if the backup moves my level back, but I want all my stored items back. Even if the backup is from Sept.
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by saureco » Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:46 pm

anunitu wrote:I think they should use the backup, because even though I dropped back to level 90, all of my stored items are gone. I don't mind if the backup moves my level back, but I want all my stored items back.
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by anunitu » Wed Nov 17, 2010 2:09 pm

I read the update text, and it seems this is a temp problem. we are running on a temp server condition. I do hope this is resolved soon.
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by saureco » Wed Nov 17, 2010 2:22 pm

anunitu wrote:I read the update text, and it seems this is a temp problem. we are running on a temp server condition. I do hope this is resolved soon.
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by Platyna » Wed Nov 17, 2010 3:38 pm

Userdata has been restored from the backup.

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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by natsuki3 » Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:18 pm

i lost some items on storage and my lvl 74 now im 69 ill get back my lvl 74 ?
or ill be 69 forever ?
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Re: Server Crash 11-15-10

Post by Kage » Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:23 pm

natsuki3 wrote:i lost some items on storage and my lvl 74 now im 69 ill get back my lvl 74 ?
or ill be 69 forever ?
Neither. You must retrain back to level 74
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