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That solved it. :D :oops:

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Isn't that just the direct dial number which doesn't have to go through a translation site to convert it from talkforum.co.uk to the easily remembered 23.229.203.186 ?

There shouldn't be any difference.

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Mine is not to reason why.
All I know is I can now access the forum without having to sign in all the time.

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m4rkb wrote:Isn't that just the direct dial number which doesn't have to go through a translation site to convert it from talkforum.co.uk to the easily remembered 23.229.203.186 ?

There shouldn't be any difference.

I'm guessing it's because if you log in on 23.229.203.186 it'll set a cookie for talkforum.co.uk and the two don't match. (Although talkforum.co.uk resolves to 23.229.203.186 and in that way they're the same, but letter for letter they're different and that's what the browser will be checking when it's looking for the cookie.)
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LaaLaa wrote:
m4rkb wrote:Isn't that just the direct dial number which doesn't have to go through a translation site to convert it from talkforum.co.uk to the easily remembered 23.229.203.186 ?

There shouldn't be any difference.

I'm guessing it's because if you log in on 23.229.203.186 it'll set a cookie for talkforum.co.uk and the two don't match. (Although talkforum.co.uk resolves to 23.229.203.186 and in that way they're the same, but letter for letter they're different and that's what the browser will be checking when it's looking for the cookie.)


Preety much that's it. All the internal cookie controls are set to point at talkforum.co.uk so if somebody is accessing via the 23.229.203.186 address they will still be able to access the site but cookies and session controllers will screw up based on mismatches.

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Was it just me? 5 minutes of dead time just now.
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Carlos J wrote:Was it just me? 5 minutes of dead time just now.

I got the Squiggle message for a couple of minutes yesterday evening too.
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Basualdo wrote:
Carlos J wrote:Was it just me? 5 minutes of dead time just now.

I got the Squiggle message for a couple of minutes yesterday evening too.

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07:15 today SQL error, stopped working briefly. Mark said he will check out today.
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Squiggle message? Seems like a code for something.

Around that time on the logs there was a fair amount of bit activity but not anything that looked alarming. For a 5 minute swap out like that and an SQL error message a little bt earlier seems like the hsting service maybe making some adjustments to their operational settings.

They don't care for sending warnings or alerts when they do these things. Hopefully now all is good.

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Whats going on with the main page - talkforum.co.uk?
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shivah wrote:Whats going on with the main page - talkforum.co.uk?


Attempted hack, being sorted now.

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Was it that well known hacker Champagne and Roses?

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probably, if he works for or on behalf of Amazon Japan

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Was going to ask the same thing, I thought I was going loopy.
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A good place to hack into though, those legit e mail addresses.


https://www.talkforum.co.uk/

edit, although I was logged in, it's telling me I have to be logged in to edit a post.
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