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Offline azVicki

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Help! What do I do next??
« on: December 04, 2017, 10:10:01 AM »
Getting tons of emails - approx every 10 minutes about an "SMF Database Error".  I can't get into my forum to update, etc.

I'm a real novice but have been able to maneuver this forum for several years now - I need suggestions.

Offline Illori

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Re: Help! What do I do next??
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2017, 10:15:34 AM »
ask your host to look into it.

Offline Sir Osis of Liver

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Re: Help! What do I do next??
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2017, 12:57:03 PM »
Link to your forum?  Do you have ftp access?  Who is your host?

Offline Kiriakos GR

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Re: Help! What do I do next??
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2017, 05:40:18 PM »
I get backup of my database from my hosting server every 10 days, and I keep four older backup for safety reasons.
And I do also take backup of entire files every 20 days.

Any one does no act that way he looks for trouble.
Now talk with your hosting provider if they can restore database files from their own backup.   


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Re: Help! What do I do next??
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2017, 08:39:50 AM »
Hi, did you ask your host about the issue? Did they get things working for you? :)
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