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Offline ptl

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Re: Service Unavailable on most of the topics
« on: June 13, 2018, 11:48:51 AM »
Hi,

now I've got this error in my forum:

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Service Unavailable
The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later.

Forum looks OK, database seems fine but I cannot open any thread (tried a dozen or so).

Truncated the sessions table in the database, no change.

Nothing in the logs were related to this.

SMF 2.0.15, plenty of free disk space, nothing wrong that I can see.

What should I see/check to get more information to solve this?

-Paavo

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Re: Re: Service Unavailable on most of the topics
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2018, 11:58:51 AM »
You may want to try taking a look at your server's error log, or asking your host about that.
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Re: Service Unavailable on most of the topics
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2018, 03:17:02 PM »
Hi,

the webhotel service provider support desk said the problem comes from PHP version (which is 5.6.36).

Is there something I can do to solve (or go around) this?

-Paavo

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Re: Service Unavailable on most of the topics
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2018, 04:34:04 PM »
SMF 2.0.15 will work just fine with php 5.6

so, your host is not answering you honestly.

That message indicates that there is an error on the server -- not related to the SMF script.
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Re: Service Unavailable on most of the topics
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2018, 12:53:12 AM »
Update

The problem is now fixed, hosting service provider help desk changed some PHP settings for our account (not sure exactly what).
No changes were needed in "our side" (SMF settings/versions/etc.).

Case closed, thanks for your help, Aleksi and Kindred

-Paavo

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Re: Service Unavailable on most of the topics
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2018, 02:30:07 AM »
Marking solved then  ;)