We are back!!
I am speechless!
I know I am supposed to feel happy but allow me to cry for a moment. 😭
Thank you @porsupah for not giving up on me when I was feeling so down struggling with my life out here alone while not knowing how to bring the server back. 😭
I owe it to all of you! 🙇
2/2 Hence, kindly expect some downtime again. I can't promise how long, but I'll do my best to bring it back ASAP.
If you have an alt account, kindly follow me email@example.com for updates during downtime. Alternatively, you can manually visit https://www.patreon.com/LGBT for the same updates too.
Apologies for the inconveniences caused by this upgrade process!
1/2 Dear all, this announcement is regarding the OpenSSL error we are currently facing (which directly impact our federation timeline, i.e., unable to connect with majority of the instances on the fediverse).
After some attempts to fix it, it is decided that I have to put our server into maintenance mode once again during this weekend (and possibly longer), to upgrade our server OS to the latest version as our OS is quite old (we were here since 2017), as advised by Claire on Github.
there seems to be one or two backend issues I need to fix. For now, to view the images that say "Not Available" on the federated timeline, kindly click on the image itself and it will bring you to a new tab.
@porsupah I shall let the server to catch up with all the backlogs first and see how it goes, then troubleshoot from there. :)
@porsupah You're most welcome! I am observing Sidekiq, seems like there might be something to troubleshoot 😅
WE ARE BACK!!! Now on the latest version v3.4.6!
I am extremely sorry as I was unable to spare enough time to continuously troubleshoot due to my full time job and the issues on the server keep coming one after another..
Please bear with me, I would like to monitor our server for a day or two after all these incidents, before bring back the customisations such as themes, toot character count (of 1,500), max pins (of 10), etc. I will also update our Patreon Supporter list.
@noelle indeed frustrating as I am already tired looking at laptop screen whole day and my brain can no longer process things lol!
@porsupah after upgrading OpenSSL version, we're required to force renew the SSL cert and reboot... Can't believe I didn't come across having to reboot the server after force renewing the SSL, lol! But it's okay, today I learnt. :P Thank you so much @porsupah
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