USGW-ARCHIVES-MAPS-L ArchivesArchiver > USGW-ARCHIVES-MAPS > 2008-09 > 1222480496
Subject: Re: [USGW-ARCHIVES-MAPS] Server Issues
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 18:54:56 -0700
That would officially be Deb Haines now that Pat retired.
A while ago Pat introduced me as a co-coordinator, so you could have me on
there as well but not required.
On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 10:24 AM, Charles <> wrote:
> Hello again,
> I've been looking at the state map sites today.
> Most have not been updated, some back to 1999.
> They have different names for the Maps project manger.
> What is the proper name to place on our main pages for the Project
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Charles" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, September 26, 2008 8:55 AM
> Subject: Re: [USGW-ARCHIVES-MAPS] Server Issues
> > Hello,
> > Thank you for the update.
> > One item that may be of interest: This web site
> > http://usgwarchives.net/maps/usa/
> > It states at the top that it is hosted by Rootsweb.
> > I heard some squawk about FrontPage being used. I see nothing wrong with
> > FP
> > except it does not use XHTML.
> > So, I am converting my maps web to the XHTML standard today.
> > Charles
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <>
> > To: "_Maps List" <>
> > Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2008 6:13 PM
> > Subject: [USGW-ARCHIVES-MAPS] Server Issues
> >> Since I'm not sure how much you guys are aware of what's going on behind
> >> the
> >> scenes with the servers, I'm copying what one of our gurus has emailed
> >> out
> >> to the other list. From what I understand, the Indexing took over the
> >> system
> >> resources. After they got that one figured out, the host changed some
> >> settings with the DNS for the .net domain. I know it's frustrating, but
> >> it's
> >> status quo for most networks to have issues like this. The bigger we get
> >> and
> >> the more features we add, the more teething issues the Administrators
> >> have
> >> to troubleshoot and fix. As we have all experienced, nothing about
> >> computers
> >> is easy or without hiccups. We just seem to hit them one right after the
> >> other. The fact that we now have the two domains (.net and .org)
> >> a
> >> lot of problems we could be getting. All we can do is be patient; if you
> >> yell too loudly they might just give you the job. Believe me, it's not
> >> one
> >> you would want. ;)
> >> Kristine Robbins
> >> Hi all,
> >> Well I would hardly say we have had constant problems. But we have had a
> >> DNS
> >> problem. As far as I can tell it should be fixed. The DNS problem would
> >> have
> >> resulted in not being able to access the server. Unless the IP address
> >> used.
> >> We have had some difficulty with the search engine indexing over night
> >> which
> >> has taken longer and locked out users at certain periods. As far as I
> >> see during the day the system has been running without major problem,
> >> we
> >> do have some teething problems with things, as we introduce new things,
> >> it
> >> can have an impact. I am looking into the search engine, but to get
> >> indexed rapidly does require some processing.
> >> In terms of growth. The access to the system is growing steadily, we are
> >> actually rejecting heavy accessors. We are up to nearly 8 million hits a
> >> month and if you believe quancast we are ranked at approximately 6800.
> >> If everyone tries refreshing their browsers etc, hopefully you should
> >> access.
> >> If everyone can just bare with us
> >> Regards
> >> David
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