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Locked: Can't login this morning. On and Off whole day

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  • Feb 11th, 2018 8:40 am
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vkizzle wrote:
Sep 27th, 2017 2:55 pm
That's correct, during the last time I had issues logging in.
So far so good, as I just tried logging in via mobile and while still logged in on PC; without any issues.
That does sound annoying so I'm glad it stopped happening. If it does happen again please let me know.
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TomRFD wrote:
Sep 28th, 2017 10:14 am
That does sound annoying so I'm glad it stopped happening. If it does happen again please let me know.
Hmm the site hasn't been loading correctly all day. I tried different browsers. For example I can't see the 'profile' tab that shows notifications and PMs (it's the looping loading circle).

And the reply box in all threads is missing.
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redkulat wrote:
Sep 29th, 2017 3:34 pm
Hmm the site hasn't been loading correctly all day. I tried different browsers. For example I can't see the 'profile' tab that shows notifications and PMs (it's the looping loading circle).

And the reply box in all threads is missing.
I haven’t noticed anything weird happening today. Can you try logging out and back in? If that doesn’t help try clearing your browsers cache.
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RFD is currently very laggy then got this error

Error 503 Backend fetch failed

Backend fetch failed
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XID: 248847133

Varnish cache server
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@Quentin5 Sorry about that! We had a non-standard deployment process because we had to install a new phpBB extension, so I had to clear the cache. I know how to avoid the slowness next time. On the bright side, embedded external images should now be served over https only, because security!
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dsinnyp wrote:
Oct 3rd, 2017 4:56 pm
@Quentin5 Sorry about that! We had a non-standard deployment process because we had to install a new phpBB extension, so I had to clear the cache. I know how to avoid the slowness next time. On the bright side, embedded external images should now be served over https only, because security!
No worries. Thanks for the reply, i appreciate it.
Glad to know it was just transient.
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Got downvotes because I raised this issue . I'm not the person who caused the login problem :(
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kanata2004 wrote:
Oct 9th, 2017 11:27 pm
Got downvotes because I raised this issue . I'm not the person who caused the login problem :(
Indeed, and they said they were getting rid of downvotes for posts (but not threads). Hasn't happened, but the thread downvoting would still be around regardless :facepalm:
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More Varnish issues!

Error 503 Backend fetch failed

Backend fetch failed

Guru Meditation:

XID: 420154066

Varnish cache server
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This problem came back :facepalm:
Sorry, we had problems logging you in. Please correct the errors below:

There was a problem connecting to the login service.
By any chance related to AWS and perhaps them doing upgrades due to Meltdown/Spectre
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Quentin5 wrote:
Jan 11th, 2018 4:57 am
This problem came back :facepalm:



By any chance related to AWS and perhaps them doing upgrades due to Meltdown/Spectre
Yep, I could not login last night on any device, was getting the same login server error. Working fine now.
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Same here had problems logging in on Chrome mobile, I was actually already logged in as I could see the number of new subscription updates, but when I tapped on it, it asked me to log in and I never could.
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The login servers aren't controlled by us (almost everything else is).

Their data centre had a major outage last night. The downtime was about 3 hours.
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Happened to me a few times this week already. Very annoying.
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Still having an issue logging in. Earlier today I couldn't login at work so I reset my password but still couldn't login. I tried to VPN into my home computer and couldn't login through that either (using Chrome but also tried Internet Explorer). I just went to RFD now at home and I am logged in automatically... Weird...

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