SITE DOWN - Database Deleted!!

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  1. Jim

    Jim Ringleader

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    At about 1am this morning, somehow our security was breached and our database was deleted :Eeek: We have someone looking at the security logs right now. I have managed to install a working backup, other backups will be installed today so posts made today may or may not be lost. If you have joined Motorhomefun in the last few days we will not have your details so you will have to "join" again.

    Sorry about this, and any knock on issues, we are doing our best to resolve the issues and there may well be some times today that you cannot gain access.


    And to think I do this for fun:shout::shout::shout::Laughing::BigGrin:
    regards

    Jim
     
  2. artona

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    Hi Jim

    Sorry to hear of that. I checked my emails this morning and there was one from fun saying that I was being missed et etc and that I had not logged on for ages - thought whats all that about?

    Presumably its an automatic thing the software does in this sort of event and is very impressive. I had to reset my passwords etc to access the site

    And listen - a simple MOT failure is not worth switching the site off for :Smile:


    stew
     
  3. Parcverger

    Parcverger Funster - Campsite Owner

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    Shame about these so and so's who have nothing better to do than to vandalise good things, and Motorhomefun is a good thing! We all see it in so many aspects of life today, whether its graffiti, making town centres no-go areas, or whatever.:cry:

    Don't let the b*****ds get you down, Jim, we all appreciate all that you do!:thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Bob and Di
     
  4. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    Well done.... You have done a great job with the data recovery...:thumb:
     
  5. G2EWS

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    Hi Jim,

    Spotted the problem early this morning, well done for getting it up and running so quickly. Don't you have other work to do:Wink:

    Regards

    Chris
     
  6. Jim

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    Well it looks OK, but we have some incremental back ups to install that are giving us problems. Presently it looks like we have 17 days of posts missing:Eeek: Hopefully we will be able to sort this out. I will have Bryans help soon he is much better at this stuff than i am:thumb:
     
  7. Road Runner

    Road Runner Read Only Funster

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    Well done for your effort thus far Jim.

    At least we are still on line and hare a board.

    Thank you from us all:thumb:
     
  8. Tony Santara

    Tony Santara Funster

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    Your the man Jim well done and thanks :thumb:
     
  9. freakylady

    freakylady <font color="red"><B>Quiz Champ</B></font>

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    I also had one of those 'you've been missed emails' despite the fact that i have been logged in for days with the remember me feature :BigGrin:

    and thanks for the explanation about the missing posts - been looking through the site and couldn't work out why the last post was dated 30th May ! lol

    Many thanks for all your very hard work Jim - really love this site its sooooooooooooooo much better than any other motorhome forum

    THANKS JIM:BigGrin::thumb:
     
  10. Jim

    Jim Ringleader

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    Things are still not right yet. Bryans not used to being woken at 6am:Rofl1:
     
  11. klaatu

    klaatu Deleted User

    I came here quite annoyed and about to complain about the 'spam' I'd received telling me I hadn't been joining in, but now I see the reason I quite understand. I'm not a violent person, but some of the lowlife on the internet who do this sort of thing make my blood boil.

    Hope the site is fully recovered soon.

    Steve
     
  12. tonycliff

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    Hi Jim,
    I too had one of the "missing you" e-mails. Sorry about the vandals. Keep up the good work.
    Tony
     
  13. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    I wanna COMPLAIN BIG TIME, I never got a miising you email. dont you luv me no more:cry:

    But I got an email about a PM, and that wasn't there, last PM's I have listed were from 26th last month

    So in reply to that email,.............. Mark (CLS) just pick their brains, they should know how to wire up solar panels.

    Peter
     
  14. Jim

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    We missed you Peter, we didn't miss your obsession with a parrot:Rofl1:
     
  15. Brisey

    Brisey Funster Life Member

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    Hi Jim

    Just want to say a big thank you for getting the site up and running again so quickly.
    I am sure that your efforts are much appreciated by all Funsters.
    We will have a couple of cold beers waiting for you at Americana.

    Brian & Pam
     
  16. keith

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    Also check your signature as they have reverted to a previous setup, if you set them up or changed it recently :Doh:
     
  17. Red Sonja

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    Well done Jim and Bryan for getting everything back so quickly. I too had an e mail but it made me smile I have cut and pasted a piece from it See highligh in pink this is the bit that made me smile and immediately log in.

    Our membership is still growing fast, the forums, reviews, classified and the Photo Gallery are as busy as ever and we have a calender full of get-togethers. Why pop back in and see us?

    Keep up the good work:thumb:

    Sonja
     
  18. Jim

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    Why indeed :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
  19. Road Runner

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    Don't worry Jim I'm sure Suzy finished with him by then:Wink::Blush::Blush::Blush::Blush:



    :Rofl1::Laughing::Rofl1::Laughing::Rofl1:
     
  20. New Rover

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    I also got the "missing you" e-mail.
    Like a clot I sent an e-mail apologising for my lack of postings and promised to take a more active part in the proceedings.
    I never contribute a lot but I do find all the posts very interesting and gain quite a bit of knowledge from reading them. I have only toured in England once so far and that was the Lake District, but once I've saved up enough to buy the right amount of diesel I'll try and join you guys and gals for a "meet".
    Cheersthenoo!
     

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