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JPBon

ok I did all this and I still cannot get new posts.

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Hi All,

 

There would have been a number of you battling to get to the forum / blog and live help yesterday due to the server change over. This is because; unfortunately, even though we set a DNS time to live of an hour; some ISP's cache DNS entries for up to 48 hours (some even longer). I would estimate that almost everyone should have no more issues getting to any of these servers by now.

 

If you are still having issues getting to various sections you may want to try the following from a command prompt ( Click Start -> Run -> Then type: 'cmd' in the box with out the quotes):

 

ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew

 

Thanks

James

 

Hi James,

 

Did that and still get the blank screen for new messages. Using Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13

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mellowred

Also tried that and still the same problem.

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digitalgheko

Which ISP are you guys using? Also; have you tried deleting all your cache and doing a forced refresh of the pages?

 

- To clear cache; Press CTRL + SHIFT + DEL. Select everything to be cleared except Saved Passwords (and form data if you like) If you have a time range drop down with this; then make sure to select "Everything" / "Since beginning".

 

- To do a forced refresh of the page(s) Press CTRL + R (for IE browsers hit CTRL + F5)

 

 

If you're still not having any joy; post the results of the following commands for me:

ping forum.bidorbuy.co.za

tracert forum.bidorbuy.co.za

 

Thanks

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Still not showing new posts.

 

C:\Users\Andries>ping forum.bidorbuy.co.za

 

Pinging web01.bidorbuy.co.za [196.35.163.204] with 32 bytes of data:

Request timed out.

Request timed out.

Request timed out.

Request timed out.

 

Ping statistics for 196.35.163.204:

Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

 

C:\Users\Andries>

 

 

C:\Users\Andries>tracert forum.bidorbuy.co.za

 

Tracing route to web01.bidorbuy.co.za [196.35.163.204]

over a maximum of 30 hops:

 

1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms . [192.168.2.1]

2 14 ms 14 ms 14 ms 41-133-136-1.dsl.mweb.co.za [41.133.136.1]

3 17 ms 17 ms 17 ms 196.22.163.218

4 17 ms 17 ms 18 ms 196.22.189.2

5 20 ms 19 ms 21 ms 196.22.169.226

6 18 ms 18 ms 19 ms 196.22.163.5

7 18 ms 54 ms 19 ms is.jinx.net.za [198.32.142.10]

8 18 ms 19 ms 18 ms 168.209.1.140

9 18 ms 20 ms 19 ms 168.209.100.242

10 19 ms 20 ms 18 ms csw4-bry-vl3.ip.isnet.net [168.209.218.251]

11 19 ms 18 ms 19 ms csw3-bry-vl3.ip.isnet.net [168.209.218.250]

12 20 ms 19 ms 21 ms 196.38.255.145

13 20 ms 22 ms 21 ms 196.33.139.18

14 * * * Request timed out.

15 * * * Request timed out.

16 * * * Request timed out.

17 * * * Request timed out.

18 * * * Request timed out.

19 * * * Request timed out.

20 * * * Request timed out.

21 * * * Request timed out.

22 * * * Request timed out.

23 * * * Request timed out.

24 * * * Request timed out.

25 * * * Request timed out.

26 * * * Request timed out.

27 * * * Request timed out.

28 * * * Request timed out.

29 * * * Request timed out.

30 * * * Request timed out.

 

Trace complete.

 

C:\Users\Andries>

 

Using MWEB

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admin

This is what it shows in the browser with the screen white :

153455_110220104834_NEW_POSTS.JPG

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JPBon

Herewith my results:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]

Copyright © 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

 

C:\Windows\system32>cmd

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]

Copyright © 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

 

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /flushdns

 

Windows IP Configuration

 

Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.

 

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /release

 

Windows IP Configuration

 

No operation can be performed on Local Area Connection while it has its media di

sconnected.

 

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

 

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::18c6:1831:958c:6d92%11

Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

 

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:

 

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:4137:9e76:47d:27fd:3f57:fffb

Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::47d:27fd:3f57:fffb%13

Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 13:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /renew

 

Windows IP Configuration

 

No operation can be performed on Local Area Connection while it has its media di

sconnected.

 

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

 

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::18c6:1831:958c:6d92%11

IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.4

Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0

Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1

 

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 13:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

C:\Windows\system32>cmd

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]

Copyright © 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

 

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig/ flushdns

 

Error: unrecognized or incomplete command line.

 

USAGE:

ipconfig [/allcompartments] [/? | /all |

/renew [adapter] | /release [adapter] |

/renew6 [adapter] | /release6 [adapter] |

/flushdns | /displaydns | /registerdns |

/showclassid adapter |

/setclassid adapter [classid] ]

 

where

adapter Connection name

(wildcard characters * and ? allowed, see examples)

 

Options:

/? Display this help message

/all Display full configuration information.

/allcompartments Display information for all compartments.

/release Release the IPv4 address for the specified adapter.

/release6 Release the IPv6 address for the specified adapter.

/renew Renew the IPv4 address for the specified adapter.

/renew6 Renew the IPv6 address for the specified adapter.

/flushdns Purges the DNS Resolver cache.

/registerdns Refreshes all DHCP leases and re-registers DNS names

/displaydns Display the contents of the DNS Resolver Cache.

/showclassid Displays all the dhcp class IDs allowed for adapter.

/setclassid Modifies the dhcp class id.

 

The default is to display only the IP address, subnet mask and

default gateway for each adapter bound to TCP/IP.

 

For Release and Renew, if no adapter name is specified, then the IP address

leases for all adapters bound to TCP/IP will be released or renewed.

 

For Setclassid, if no ClassId is specified, then the ClassId is removed.

 

Examples:

> ipconfig ... Show information

> ipconfig /all ... Show detailed information

> ipconfig /renew ... renew all adapters

> ipconfig /renew EL* ... renew any connection that has its

name starting with EL

> ipconfig /release *Con* ... release all matching connections,

eg. "Local Area Connection 1" or

"Local Area Connection 2"

> ipconfig /allcompartments ... Show information about all

compartments

> ipconfig /allcompartments /all ... Show detailed information about all

compartments

 

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /flushdns

 

Windows IP Configuration

 

Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.

 

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /release

 

Windows IP Configuration

 

No operation can be performed on Local Area Connection while it has its media di

sconnected.

 

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

 

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::18c6:1831:958c:6d92%11

Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

 

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:

 

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:4137:9e76:2083:82b:3f57:fffb

Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2083:82b:3f57:fffb%13

Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 13:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /renew

 

Windows IP Configuration

 

No operation can be performed on Local Area Connection while it has its media di

sconnected.

 

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

 

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::18c6:1831:958c:6d92%11

IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.4

Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0

Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1

 

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 13:

 

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

 

C:\Windows\system32>ping forum.bidorbuy.co.za

 

Pinging web01.bidorbuy.co.za [196.35.163.204] with 32 bytes of data:

Request timed out.

Request timed out.

Request timed out.

Request timed out.

 

Ping statistics for 196.35.163.204:

Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

 

C:\Windows\system32>tracert forum.bidorbuy.co.za

 

Tracing route to web01.bidorbuy.co.za [196.35.163.204]

over a maximum of 30 hops:

 

1 2 ms 1 ms 1 ms 192.168.0.1

2 18 ms 18 ms 18 ms dsl-242-172-01.telkomadsl.co.za [41.242.172.1]

3 17 ms 18 ms 18 ms 196.43.11.234

4 18 ms 18 ms 18 ms 196.43.25.206

5 19 ms 19 ms 19 ms 196.25.247.26

6 19 ms 19 ms 19 ms core2a-ctn-gi0-2.ip.isnet.net [168.209.6.6]

7 41 ms 43 ms 40 ms core2a-pkl-gi0-0-3-1-90.ip.isnet.net [168.209.10

0.153]

8 37 ms 38 ms 38 ms 168.209.100.242

9 39 ms 38 ms 38 ms csw4-bry-vl2.ip.isnet.net [168.209.217.251]

10 41 ms 41 ms 41 ms csw3-bry-vl2.ip.isnet.net [168.209.217.250]

11 41 ms 41 ms 42 ms sw-osfw-shared-2-bry-gi1-0-24.ip.isnet.net [196.

38.255.145]

12 44 ms 44 ms 43 ms 196.33.139.18

13 * * * Request timed out.

14 * * * Request timed out.

15 * * * Request timed out.

16 * * * Request timed out.

17 * * * Request timed out.

18 * * * Request timed out.

19 * * * Request timed out.

20 * * * Request timed out.

21 * * * Request timed out.

22 * * * Request timed out.

23 * * * Request timed out.

24 * * * Request timed out.

25 * * * Request timed out.

26 * * * Request timed out.

27 * * * Request timed out.

28 * * * Request timed out.

29 * * * Request timed out.

30 * * * Request timed out.

 

Trace complete.

 

C:\Windows\system32>

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Seeds for Africa

Hi

 

JP's post too technical for me, but also battling to navigate around the forum?

 

Thanks

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kebs

Is this going to be fixed anytime soon? My forum addiction is not pretty when I go into withdrawal!

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wayjen

come now people instead of moaning and groaning because the forum is not working, get to posting some of your stock or if you don't have stock to put up then check on the ones on already and move them about.

 

come now, move it...move it.

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kebs

Drill sargeant.... :thinking:

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wayjen
Drill sargeant.... :thinking:

 

Give me 10.

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kebs

Sigh... Not like I can really do anything else.. This manual searching for the latest posts is so frustrating.. I may have to actually go do some work!!!

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mellowred
come now people instead of moaning and groaning because the forum is not working, get to posting some of your stock or if you don't have stock to put up then check on the ones on already and move them about.

 

come now, move it...move it.

 

Oooopppppssss Yes Boss :blush: I should be packing anyway :oops:

 

But that is so damned strenuous. Just let me have my forum fix and I'll be able to get on with it.

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mellowred

I also can't send mails again :wondering:. Really a bad day at the office for me.

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lilythepink

We are getting withdrawal symptoms! :sick:

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digitalgheko

These issues should now be resolved; please can you check it for us on your side and let me know if you are still having any other problems.

 

 

Thanks

James

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wayjen

James is the man, i can get in perfectly now.

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voldermort
come now people instead of moaning and groaning because the forum is not working, get to posting some of your stock or if you don't have stock to put up then check on the ones on already and move them about.

 

come now, move it...move it.

 

yes, i managed to list a lot of items with no interruptions and i know you did too so next week we can be smiling all the way to the bank :noworry: maybe the forum should be upgraded more often then we can really do some serious listing on a more regular basis :wink:

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wayjen
yes, i managed to list a lot of items with no interruptions and i know you did too so next week we can be smiling all the way to the bank :noworry: maybe the forum should be upgraded more often then we can really do some serious listing on a more regular basis :wink:

 

yeah good idea but what about poor Cuan and Andries when Mac and James are messing about with the wiring, they will be out of a job?

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kebs

James, you have a special pleace in my heart!! :blink1: All working fine now!

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voldermort
yeah good idea but what about poor Cuan and Andries when Mac and James are messing about with the wiring, they will be out of a job?

 

no they can get the going rate for "skeleton staff" :unsure:

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wayjen
no they can get the going rate for "skeleton staff" :unsure:

 

we must send them food, shame they deserve it.

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voldermort
we must send them food, shame they deserve it.

 

without hesitation i suggest a banana and date loaf :idea:

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JPBon

Thanks Guys well done

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