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  1. AwakenedRage

    Who here loves halo?

    Alycat = Fag
  2. Recently it has been discovered that someone on CR has obtained the databases containing user passwords for the authme plugin on the Minecraft server. As a precaution we have wiped the database for this and also are informing you to change your password on other sites where the same password might of been used. This database goes all the way back to 2014. We have also posted a list of known minecraft usernames to be affected by this. An email has also been sent out with pertinent information, if you did not receive this email please contact AwakenedRage or email [email protected] Affected Users: jaml7 captain_spidey kendev1994 fernando_pcmc guho memelol foxydysphoria drop_dead_kitty djnegroblack xxjust2hotxx yanvvf blackl_istgamer tallysonfreitas patcharpol tbrn_ryan molped kwan9413 wolfsalazar guedesplays22 _asiazaza_ mr_mango13078 rafababolat uio170 goro200 malichye jummie wayne2005 petezahhuttasf stumax23 ci833508 oamth ceasetoexist xisheckyyy galacticpanda_ zz_star_zz drop_dead_luna kurkawodka vanossgaming2020 ikimmyhd ___prestonpvp___ cami_pvp zim82 kauan_crafter guim02 pandamoshpit itz_zer0_ misswish nexu5s kikusuke1019 brain_chen joaoninjabr ibrahimmousa camcamhow minefast itoqsty anhlaemsuachi fastbr viniciusplays_br itsmanny isagamer12 robin_47 crazylove18 anhlaema11 anhemlaconcho113 aaavvvgggnnn filmanmax froster_games buzzler745_5_5_5 traigonjump binsterwinster redluagames esponshadow1 centrixgamingyt cool77567 rhaylana fullalexis10 gamingwithpanada crazycreeperdj3i milk2234 sarkrte minecraftgamerth prettybird29 acetrox loosiuni luga123 herobarne wu_jun timo6ka turb0charge adiah jooooooli mohamed_666 lolwutusay wtf_reborn sunkistguy thelenixyt williamtt06 flvm1234 davizin_gameryt sundosilens ken124492 tsui114kirby1 royalty_original leo4061153 joosty sofodafdpk darkthunder931 kirahuang jokernewxd babyhedgehog msrakoski entropath _natsu_ _l_e_f_t_ thelolguy428 noblenoob4life palutchen_lp guitarxpress nitribit 21liuchristop quasisollen limoon31 annoyingarcher dinosaur315 codyboyx xshaders savicmmt creeper_boy12 blizzardbball copypastefail avalonist mr_belkingner fluffy_iphone hypemeter r_aspel14 gadval03 leblanc__ thomas123654 krisbt pvt_braindead raretalent activefizz jadcart costello2 loiran00b itsdragongirl xx_m4ge_xx x6er fassooly88 digitaldragon08 life233 fredix112 cookieswirlc1 i3ick frandle60225 i_am_dirtbag cainho0909 a7md_x4z galactic_reaper _alycat omgdimez wolfbitez baiyu13 ruuruux3 yolostyck sicsen kevin189102 chaoticwaffles scrimivory em_aru smooth8 mike79953 z0mbieslayer2013 16dbaxter ivory atomicbeast101 pizzaaper2 totallynotmike commandosubzero luciferknows eminemshamster halogirl30 rocket1356 ktown13 geritol s4nds sprite990 ilovecars333
  3. AwakenedRage

    Webhost Calamaties explained

    Last Monday night the forums started having resource issues that would result in the website throwing a 508 error. As a result of the resource issue many functions were limited and as a result we moved to InMotionHosting. This host ran its shared hosting environments much differently in terms of resource allocation. We quickly realized that the homepage, not being optimized for this environment resulted in long loading times. This was due to the abundance of nonstatic content that was not optimized and made accessing the site different depending on location. I did not fix the static content issue until this Monday. When i noticed these issues the webhost worked quickly with me and explained that the way IPB works for production environment is to use UPC caching methods. normally used in a VPS setting. None of the caching methods were used besides the mandatory caching. I enabled temporary cahcing that saves to the disk to solve this issue. However, now that caching is working a new threat to the webhost emerged, website crawlers. The website had very few measures to limit crawlers because the old host either blocked them automatically, or had put them to a mandatory delay serverwide. The first day of the site being deployed was plagued with issues caused by Crawlers, to which I had to create measures to prevent them from consuming too much resources. This, in combination with compressing most of the sites sent content made the website run smoothly. I also had to change the PHP versions used in IPB to create a boosted forum with better processing speeds. Yesterday, the forums along with many other services, were having issues. it was at this point that I applied CloudFlare to send content statically. This allowe dpage content to be grabbed by mirrored cache from a server closer to the user for better latency. After I installecd Cloudflare there was one error that I made personally, I accidently added an A DNS record for chaotic united that pointed towards the ark subdomain. So half of the time it would go to the wrong server. After I installed everything last night everything was running smoothly and quickly identified the dilemas that we previous faced that we were unable to identify. With 24 hours, more then 1000 unique vistors were on the site along with 3 malicious bots. Our tools were only able to give us the top connections using resources along with other relevant info to the connection. It is no wonder why we were having issues without cloudflare and that is because of these bots and large amount of connections. The traffic was legitmate traffic in large volumes and the DDoS protection measures in place had a tough time filtering it. But now with Cloudflare in place, everything is set (EXEPT FOR SSL WHICH WILL TAKE ANOTHER 24 HOURS). This has been one wild ride and I want to make it clear that going to IMH, they had assisted in everyway they could. The issues we were xperiencing were configuration setting on our side that we had to take care of. IMH had fufilled the SLA (Service Level Agreement) They responded to all the incidents and assisted me in anyway possible, even by just telling me what the issue was and linking me to their helpful documentation. All the negative experiences was outside of their power. Host1Plus on the otherhand violated the SLA several times. Most of the errors the past two days were misconfigurations by me. Halo thinks and has said that he is fed up with IMH, but there is no reason to. I hope that everyone who may also hold the same opinion to listen to this. IMH is not to blame and certainly H1P is not a reliable alternative to this. Configuration changes will be less impactful for now on, most configuration chagnes are small and will not be noticable or impact uptime. Apologies for all the issues caused. \ Stupid A Records :3 ~ Michael/AwakenedRage
  4. Man ARK is such a great game

  5. Alycat is retarded. and CR isnt much different. 

    1. haloman30


      CR? whats that? i Cant Remember what CR is

    2. BlarFlargen


      Critical Retards 

  6. AwakenedRage

    The Great Downtime

    Also if you start having any issues on the site let me know. The latency should be good now, but DDoS protection is an new factor here. But it shouldnt be that noticable (Like 1 second)
  7. AwakenedRage

    The Great Downtime

    Howdy All, You may all have a lot of questions regarding what has happened the past couple of days with the website and this post is to address all the concerns. First off, yes, we were having issues with our old webhost Host1Plus. Although we will not be going into details about the error, we can assure you that no data was compromised and that the site was only unavailable for a short period of time. Many have messaged me asking if the other fake CU was behind it. We were able to determine that a scripting error and a combination of a backup running at the same time caused all resources to be depleted. But even so me and Halo took into consideration how crazy the high ranking staff of the fake CU servers are and wanted to be prepared if they were to start such an attack. Our new Webhost has many differenes from H1P and we made sure to make the necessary changes to the configuration to ensure that you have a good experience. This webhost is DDoS protected and has staff monitoring the servers 24/7, so the likelyhood of anything going down is very low. All of our services have some sort of DDoS protection as of today. We are sorry for the forums for being offline for most of this week, but we very well think that these new additional measures were well worth it. Changelog: - The forum now uses PHP 7 - The Forum now uses additional methods of caching.] - Apache now optimizes the website and compresses data sent for faster latency. - Moved to a new web host. - Deported Alycat....
  8. AwakenedRage

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  9. AwakenedRage

    Disappearing Residences

    Please give us your In game name, an estimate of when the structure was built and the block material. We will be able to look through the database for coordinates to the house and we will be able to teleport you there to recreate the Residence.
  10. AwakenedRage

    Service Issues 2016

    As some of you probably noticed that the database was rolled, back. We had an Chaotic failure on all four of our database servers not being in sync with each other. I managed to restore from a backup I took this afternoon through the hosts panel. However, the other servers, mainly Masters 2, and Slave 1 are offline. This means for the next 16 hours we will not be using a replication setup because I simply want the forums to be up as soon as possible. I have constantly been making improvements to our database system, and in order to prevent this from happening again in the future, I have decided to host all the databases with one company. This means that the Slave will be terminated immediately and Master 2 will be pending for deletion. We will have three new VPS's hopefully tomorrow. Steps Taken: - Slave from DigitalOcean deleted Heres what steps I will be taking tomorrow. - 3 VPS's will be ordered tomorrow - These new servers will be configured. - The Large Databases will be imported, before the Website's databases. - THEN ONLY WILL the forum being taken down for maintenance for a short time before it will be back up. These measures are being put in place to prevent future downtime,
  11. AwakenedRage

    Service Issues 2016

    Unfortunately no, Its still has some concerns present. Thankfully, though we only have one CVE left out of many that were discussed back and forth. As for the bad load times, I am not having those issues.
  12. AwakenedRage

    Service Issues 2016

    Okay, so here's an update for you guys. Host1Plus has since then upgraded the server to a more up to date version. I am confirming with them right now the CVE's in future releases are patched and accounted for. I am also looking into some other potential risks to the web server.
  13. AwakenedRage

    Service Issues 2016

    Hello Everyone, This is Michael, and I regret to inform you all that last Tuesday we were notified of a potential exploit in MySQL based database servers. Since I am the Database Administrator for this community, it was my job to prepare for such an instance and immediately I took the proper steps to make sure our servers were not vulnerable to this exploit. At the time we currently had eight servers in different datacenters across the United States and Canada using a replication setup to prevent downtime. After checking all of our servers, we were able to determine that 1 out of the eight servers had the exploit. This specific server is for our web hosting for the forums, and this particular server I have no control over. The past couple days have mainly consisted of Halo and me making necessary measures to keep the site secure while we waited for a response from Host1Plus. Our web hosting provider has put us in this situation where the database server provided by them is using a build all the way back from 2014. This reckless action potentially makes the site vulnerable to many exploits. It is with that decision that we have made efforts to configure the website to use a Database Server outside of Host1Plus until this issue is resolved. However, at this time, we recommend that you change your password to the forums and also any passwords that were the same as the one used on here. I am not issuing mandatory password resets, however, if it comes to the point where Host1Plus admits to making a mistake, then I will be sure to issue mandatory password resets ASAP. This is the reason why on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday that the Forums had some downtime regarding connection to the Database. There may be a bit of a delay on the site too because the Database server takes a couple seconds to send the information needed to load the page. If I get anymore updates from Host1Plus I will be sure to keep you all posted. Sincerely, Michael/AwakenedRage SIGMA Head Developer CU Database Administrator