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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:01 pm 
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Due to the complete incompetence of our hosts for UKSaabs for the last 10 years, we have been backed into a corner and need to move UKS to a new host.

Negotiations are under way, and the move will probably happen within the next week or so. How much disruption we will experience is not yet clear, and other changes may be forced on us due to the age of the forum software, but I will post again as and when all becomes clearer.

Please be patient if it all goes wrong.....

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:08 pm 
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I am sure you can rely on our tolerance and good luck.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:32 pm 
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Deep breath!!!

And don't forget the backup before you start! :D

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:41 pm 
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Yep, good luck.


Backup and Security first!

Migrate and test

Look to migrating to a 2nd place/copy to play with upgrades scenarios before committing to upgrading the primary

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:28 pm 
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Well best of luck for a painless as possible move... see you on the other side :-)

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:47 pm 
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I wish you the best of luck with whatever you do...............and look forward to the new UKSaabs.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 4:15 pm 
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I am sure the results will be worth the disruption.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 4:35 pm 
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I'll get the anti-withdrawel meds in ready. There are others who should probably do the same.


Will this mean the end of the General Error?

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:06 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:11 pm 
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I'll get the anti-withdrawel meds in ready. There are others who should probably do the same.


Will this mean the end of the General Error?


Haven't you got your hands full anyway mate? It's probably come at the best time for you (notwithstanding the TX purchase).

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:57 pm 
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We're doomed I tell ye, doomed.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 6:01 pm 
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I doff my cap to you folks who work so hard on making such a wonderful Saab resource that is free to all.

Good luck with the transplant

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 6:35 pm 
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TFatC wrote:
Due to the complete incompetence of our hosts for UKSaabs for the last 10 years, we have been backed into a corner and need to move UKS to a new host.

About time too :roll: :wink:
Good luck with the move.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 7:08 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 8:05 pm 
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Thanks for all your hard work and good luck with the transition.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:01 pm 
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Thanks for all the hard work behind the scenes.

I hope the move goes smoothly and does not cause the team any unwanted grief.

Here's to the future.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:20 pm 
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BillJ wrote:
TFatC wrote:
Due to the complete incompetence of our hosts for UKSaabs for the last 10 years, we have been backed into a corner and need to move UKS to a new host.

About time too :roll: :wink:
Good luck with the move.


Absolutely! Good luck with it all chaps and thanks for your efforts keeping this place going :)

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:30 pm 
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Work behind the scenes is much appreciated. Hope it goes smoothly - for all of us.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:44 pm 
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TFatC wrote:
...I will post again as and when all becomes clearer...


Alternatively TFatC and UKS will never be heard of again, only to be seen on the sides of milk cartons.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:35 pm 
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TFatC wrote:
...I will post again as and when all becomes clearer...


Alternatively TFatC and UKS will never be heard of again, only to be seen on the sides of milk cartons.


Will have to be a very wide milk carton :oops: :lol:

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