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Steven P.

@Redmak just completed the forum upgrade, we came off a 4.1.16.x version, so there are a few background processes still running.

 

You might notice things are a little bit slower during this period, but everything seems to have gone OK again! :D 

 

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+Zlip792

Give us update when the background processes are complete, so people don't continuously complain about the new update causing slow downs. :-)

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Steven P.

Yep, this update allows for two-factor authentication too (it will not be required, just optional), but I am not going to change any settings until the background processes have completed.

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cork1958

Definitely running WAY slower than usual but everything else seems to be ok.

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+Red King

Please provide an overview of changes in the first post.

 

Also, to make the forum run faster, have you tried overclocking your solid state L2 side bus?

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Trust me I am an expert.

 

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LimeMaster

Here you go:

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4.1.18.2

  • SQL error when adding Commerce package or customer field.
  • SQL error when setting up topic archiving.
  • The ‘show reply’ button in notification popup reloads the page instead of loading content inline.
  • Opting out of security questions may not work.
  • Word filters not applying correctly.
  • Reordering custom profile fields may not work properly.
  • Draft or future blog entries may be included in the sitemap.
  • Rounding issue with half-percentage tax rates in Commerce.

4.1.18.1

 

  • Fixes upgrade issues in some server configurations (already silently patched).
  • Fixes some AdminCP settings showing the wrong value selected, especially in Spam Service settings/
  • Fixes an error when trying to split a topic.
  • Fixes missing images when setting up Google Authenticator, and an issue which may setup to fail.
  • Fixes broken links on the new Two-Factor Authentication setup page.
  • Fixes missing language string in AdminCP Dashboard warning when site is offline and in image sharer settings.
  • Fixes errors for some communities that have previously converted from other software.
  • Fixes an issue with grid layout on some pages.

4.1.18

 

  • Pinterest share link has been added
  • Converters are now included as a Suite-level application you can download with your package in the Client Area
  • Running a conversion will now skip steps that do not have anything to convert
  • Two Factor Authentication
  • Images embedded in the editor can now have an alternative title set for accessibility
  • Users signing in through social services, such as Facebook, will no longer be required to validate their email address
  • When a location is specified for a Calendar Event, the address will be shown underneath the map. The map itself should also be more accurate now.
  • The Approval Queue page now has a "Hide" button to hide content (rather than only being able to approve / delete)
  • Disabling Profile Photo uploads will now also disable importing from a URL
  • An issue has been fixed where adding tags using other languages may not work properly
  • Cropping Animated GIF's for photos is now supported when ImageMagick is in use
  • Files purchased in Downloads will now have a link back to the file from their purchase page in the Manage Purchases section
  • The Admin CP will now display more information for a user who has been banned
  • imgur embedded is now supported
  • Errors caused by third party applications / plugins will now be clearer
  • Option to report fatal errors automatically to IPS so we can fix common issues

 

4.1.17.1

 

  • Fixes an issue where the "Who's Online" widget / "Online Users" page shows the wrong number of guests or the wrong date.
  • Fixes an issue where Display Name History shows the history from other accounts.
  • Fixes an issue where deleting a member in the AdminCP may not work.
  • Fixes an error when using tags in some circumstances.
  • Fixes an error when creating an advertisement. 
  • Fixes an error when setting profile photo to use Gravatar. 
  • Improves the Diagnostics section of the AdminCP Support wizard.

Source: https://invisionpower.com/release-notes/

 

 

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game_over

Definitely seems slower.

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Buttus

cool.  was funny, i opened a few threads and was thinking 'man, it's slow today', then saw this topic....

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LimeMaster

The mini-spy is acting kinda weird. Is this related to the rebuild process?

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atcapistrano

I have problem posting replies to threads due to page not loading after submit button was clicked.

 

edit: except this one... yay, it was fixed!

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Marshall

There will be glitches/bugs as the forum re-indexes, it is at 35% currently.

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DaveLegg
5 hours ago, LimeMaster said:

The mini-spy is acting kinda weird. Is this related to the rebuild process?

If you could define 'kinda weird', then I may be able to answer that...

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Steven P.
4 hours ago, Marshall said:

There will be glitches/bugs as the forum re-indexes, it is at 35% currently.

At 53.1% now, at this rate it will complete today.

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The Evil Overlord
2 hours ago, DaveLegg said:

If you could define 'kinda weird', then I may be able to answer that...

Kinda weird.. You know, sort of not quite right, but you can't put your finger on it :p

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Steven P.
1 hour ago, T3X4S said:

Worked great !
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69.06% as of posting ;)

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Tuskd

Hmmm, going under 5% an hour I guess. So we get roughly 6.5 hours to complete from now. Just some very rough math.

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Marshall
5 hours ago, DaveLegg said:

If you could define 'kinda weird', then I may be able to answer that...

At the time, the minispy was only showing one new entry, as opposed to five. Haven't seen it since though.

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DaveLegg
20 minutes ago, Marshall said:

At the time, the minispy was only showing one new entry, as opposed to five. Haven't seen it since though.

That won't be related to the rebuild process. To make it load quicker, I restricted the time range it looks for recent posts somewhat. I guess on Sunday night when it's really quiet, there may not have been many posts to show within that time window. I'll have a look if I can increase it somewhat without slowing the query back down again.

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spaceship9876
2 hours ago, Steven P. said:

69.06% as of posting ;)

out of curiosity, what processor(s) does the server use that is doing this re-indexing?

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cork1958

Running perfectly here now, it seems! :)

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LimeMaster
6 hours ago, DaveLegg said:

If you could define 'kinda weird', then I may be able to answer that...

It was only showing one or two threads. However it's not doing it any more.

 

Edit: Oops! Didn't notice Marshall's post at first.

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Boo Berry

Hopefully this addresses the ghost notifications issue.

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+InsaneNutter
21 minutes ago, spaceship9876 said:

out of curiosity, what processor(s) does the server use that is doing this re-indexing?

Have a look at Neowin Credits, it gives you some idea about what is powering the site.

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