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Server move

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Post by Keith » 15 Sep 2017, 21:17

Those if you who follow us on facebook will know that we have been busy recently moving the forums from an old legacy hosting server to a new upgraded server.

To help do this, without losing any users or posts we disabled the forums and the registration form so that we could make sure we were using a copy of the most recent database when we transferred the site to the new server.

This was the first time I have ever attempted to move a website, so unfortunately I did run into a few issues and errors along the way and the process was slower than I would have liked.

I finally completed the process for this and some other websites I was also transferring last night.

Hopefully you'll notice that the new server makes the site run faster.


Keith "Hawkeye"
Founder and Administrator, Scout Forum UK
Assistant Beaver Scout Leader (Woodbadge)
1st Ingleby Barwick (St Francis) Scout Group

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