Scheduled Maintenance: Monday, September 21st

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by c0wg0d, Sep 19, 2015.

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  1. c0wg0d

    c0wg0d Master Owner Moderator VIP

    Maintenance will begin at approximately 10pm Arizona time and should be relatively brief.

    To find the time in your timezone, see here: http://everytimezone.com/#2015-9-21,1020,cn3

    All servers will be unavailable for a short time, and the rest of the maintenance window will require restarts several times on all servers. I will be online at the time and informing you via in-game chat when I need to restart a particular server. The maintenance will consist of security updates for the underlying OS and plugin updates.

    Thanks for your patience and understanding.
     
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  2. Donatello55

    Donatello55 Adept

    How long will it take?
     
  3. KevinBoyette

    KevinBoyette Expert

    What if I can't handle it? What if my patience and understanding aren't strong enough!? :eek: Eeeeek!
     
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  4. FastPablo1

    FastPablo1 Artisan Helper

    3rd reply :p

     
  5. Erik_Riel

    Erik_Riel Expert

    Ummm... But Today Every1 Went Offline And Nobody Can Get On... Does That Mean The Maintenance day pushed back sooner?
     
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  6. 55555555555

    55555555555 Expert

    Apparently... I think. Maybe because he did post this today. Who knows. He didn't say when maintence would end either...
     
  7. LifeLearner

    LifeLearner Wonderer, Philosopher, Scholar Moderator VIP Elder

    @Erik_Riel Sometimes the server disconnects. Please wait for 30 minutes or so before posting messages like this.

    Also, @c0wg0d always warns before he closes a server. He would not change the maintenance like that, and then not give a shutdown warning.

    @sentai421 Maintenance lasts different times, depending what c0wg0d is working on. He cannot predict how long it will take, but know that he will work as quickly as he can while still doing a good job. Please be patient so we can continue to have an awesome place to play!
     
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  8. _Razz

    _Razz Redstone Warrior Moderator VIP Elder

    Thanks be to @c0wg0d for all that he does for The Sandlot.
     
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  9. bizarr0

    bizarr0 Autobot Biz Moderator VIP Elder

    Sometimes, I eat at Chick-Fil-A in honor of @c0wg0d for all that he does for us.

    biz
     
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  10. KevinBoyette

    KevinBoyette Expert

    Seems the server decided 21st was too far away... it's down right now. :p
     
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  11. bizarr0

    bizarr0 Autobot Biz Moderator VIP Elder

    Yep, I guess it didn't like us talking about block lag. :D

    biz
     
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  12. _Razz

    _Razz Redstone Warrior Moderator VIP Elder

    I got your msg @kevinaboyette and then the server went down. I'm blaming you therefore. :p
     
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  13. KevinBoyette

    KevinBoyette Expert

    ... Razz, I have no idea what you're talking about. :D
     
  14. Cherry_Keen

    Cherry_Keen Artisan VIP Helper

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    Thanks for all your hard work c0w!
     
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  15. Thats an insane c0w :eek:
     
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  16. baconfox17

    baconfox17 Adept

    what time is it in Arizona? Where i live, (Tulsa, OK, US), it is briefly 5:38 PM.
     
  17. c0wg0d

    c0wg0d Master Owner Moderator VIP

    If you look at the link I posted it tells you what your local time will be for the maintenance.
     
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  18. Gamedude3

    Gamedude3 Adept

    I will miss sandlot :(
     
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  19. ZXmonster

    ZXmonster Artisan Helper

    It won't be down forever, just for a little bit. Forums will still be up though.
     
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  20. c0wg0d

    c0wg0d Master Owner Moderator VIP

    Maintenance has been completed. Here are the highlights.

    Java has been updated to the latest version 1.8.0_60 which should improve overall server performance.

    The tab list plugin has been updated on all servers, which should improve performance drastically. Additionally, it will now show helper stars, VIP stars, and Elder stars next to players' names in the tab list. There appears to be a bug where sometimes moderators do not show up in the "Moderators" list now, which I will look into as soon as I can.

    The pet plugin in the lobby has been updated to the latest version. This plugin is the reason the lobby is typically extremely laggy, so hopefully this new version will have better performance. If there are any issues with pets not working correctly, post them in the Bug Report forum.

    VIPs can now use /ct in all survival worlds for a shortcut to a crafting table.

    WayMasters can now use /ec to open their enderchest in SVS. The cost is still $9 each time you do this. I urge you to post your feedback on the WayMaster commands here if you haven't already: http://www.sandlotminecraft.com/ind...once-used-the-commands-that-cost-money.24807/

    Depth Strider enchanted boots should now be usable in SVS without exhibiting the "rubber banding" effect.

    Creative permissions have been fixed for setting plot flags and biomes, and new commands have been added for your convenience.

    /timenoon - Set your plot to high noon
    /timesunset - Set your plot to sunset
    /timenight - Set your plot to nighttime
    /timesunrise - Set your plot to sunrise
    /timenormal - Remove the time flag so that time passes normally again
    /gm0 - Set your plot to gamemode 0
    /gm1 - Set your plot to gamemode 1
    /gm2 - Set your plot to gamemode 2
    /wclear - Set your weather to clear. If it's raining in the rest of the world, your plot will have magical sunshine!
    /wrain - Set your plot to rain/snow, based on the biome.
    /wnormal - Remove the weather flag so that the weather in your plot matches the rest of the world.
    (Gamemode 3, a.k.a. Spectator mode, is not available any longer because people were using it to circumvent the /tptoggle command and teleport to players who were in secret plots/areas.)

    Also please note that the Creative plot plugin switched their command syntax around. It used to be /plot set flag x, but now it is /plot flag set x. If you are getting an error about incorrect permissions, it is likely that you have the command wrong.

    Creative, Hardcore, Lobby, Lounge, Parkour, and Skyblock have all been updated to the latest Minecraft 1.8.8 release, and most of the core plugins we use have been updated on all servers as well. If you see any new and strange behavior in any worlds, please post them in the Bug Report forum.

    Thank you again for all your patience and understanding. You guys are the best!
     
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