April 20, 2021

Technical Difficulties

I think Mee.nu is under DDOS attack. 



Verizon, my service provider, has been intermittently being rather diffident in quality, speed and bandwidth for a few days. Local storms may be to blame. 

On a completely different note, it is good to learn where great minds got their inspiration. 




Posted by: The Brickmuppet at 05:37 PM | Comments (6) | Add Comment
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1 It was indeed some sort of attack.  Not the usual sort of amplification attack that uses up 4000% of your bandwidth, but we were getting flooded with requests for invalid URLs from datacenters all over the world.  Had to block thousands of IP addresses to get it to stop.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Tue Apr 20 21:41:43 2021 (PiXy!)

2 So my week thus far has been:

Main server comes back on line after two weeks of downtime. Run backups and do software updates. All ready to switch back to main server! Main server goes down again.
Place order for new server.
New server arrives! Backup server gets overrun with ants. Main server comes back again. Fend off ants with one hand while moving sites to main server with the other. Profit?

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Tue Apr 20 21:45:15 2021 (PiXy!)

3 My own comment form eats my line breaks.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Tue Apr 20 21:45:38 2021 (PiXy!)

4 "My own comment form eats my line breaks."

It's been doing that for a long time.  It seems to eat one break--if you put in one more than you want, it works.


test [4 CRs here, 3 above].

Posted by: Rick C at Tue Apr 20 22:46:53 2021 (eqaFC)

5 Yeah, just adding it to the list of of things this week...

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Wed Apr 21 00:18:05 2021 (PiXy!)

6 The breaks tend to disappear on me when I forget to have javascript on while posting.

Posted by: PatBuckman at Wed Apr 21 12:07:44 2021 (6y7dz)

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