Why does the site die at exactly midnight every night? Watch

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    Probably a server site database reset that is happing at that time....a rough guess.
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    (Original post by G8D)
    J/w.
    Hello

    Can you try to describe in more detail what you're experiencing at midnight - what happens from your point of view?
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    Cron?
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    (Original post by RK)
    Hello

    Can you try to describe in more detail what you're experiencing at midnight - what happens from your point of view?
    Maintenance guy shows up, basically. Because it's literally happening every night at midnight (like the site going down at 1:40am every night before the 3.8 upgrade) I'm with Vlad in thinking it's a cron thing that's taking its sweet time and literally killing the site for a good few minutes.
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    I think it's cron too
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    It's been on and off since midnight for me.

    It's really beginning to get irritating now :rant:
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      This happened in between 1.03 and 1.11 am today. Gossamerthreads seems to online everytime this happens, maybe they were upgrading/fixing something? :dontknow:
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      no idea as I just joined the site half an hour ago... and wtf is cron?
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      (Original post by G8D)
      I know what cron is.


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      Cron's a scheduler daemon. It runs pre-programmed tasks at specific times.
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      Could possibly be a database back up causing this problem, i have been on some other sites where this has been the case and the site has been offline for many hours
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      (Original post by Dalimyr)
      Maintenance guy shows up, basically. Because it's literally happening every night at midnight (like the site going down at 1:40am every night before the 3.8 upgrade) I'm with Vlad in thinking it's a cron thing that's taking its sweet time and literally killing the site for a good few minutes.
      Thanks. Didn't know the maintenance guy was also showing up at this time.
     
     
     
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