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Forum issue

jamesanstee
Grafter
Posts: 474
Thanks: 5
Registered: 20-04-2012

Forum issue

Mods move this if it's in wrong place...There seems to be an issue with the forums everytime i try and view a thread im being met with this error message ......
Connection Problems
Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later.
3 REPLIES
Mayfly
Aspiring Pro
Posts: 1,078
Thanks: 67
Fixes: 1
Registered: 04-06-2009

Re: Forum issue

I had that in the middle of browsing but I closed the tab and reopened and all was fine again.
Community Veteran
Posts: 38,251
Thanks: 937
Fixes: 56
Registered: 15-06-2007

Re: Forum issue

it happens occasionally - a simple page refresh usually if not always fixes it
the reason isn't known as far as I know
Community Veteran
Posts: 4,920
Thanks: 341
Fixes: 16
Registered: 10-06-2010

Re: Forum issue

Of the two IP addresses for community.plus.net, the occasional database error only seems to happen with 212.159.8.110, and not with 212.159.9.110.