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Posted 2 days ago on January 26th 2020 by Brutus5000

The next server update is planned for tommorow morning (around 8-10am CET).

Notable changes for you: the return of the country flags and some rating calculation fixes. Stay tuned!

— Brutus5000

Posted 12 days ago on January 16th 2020 by Brutus5000

Today’s server migration went almost perfectly smooth. It took a bit longer than expected (~2 hours 30 minutes), but we made it. All services are up and running without any known issues except for missing flags. The missing flags are a coincidence and would be broken on the old server as wel

Posted 14 days ago on January 14th 2020 by Brutus5000

Hi guys,

the new scheduled date for the server migration is Thursday (16.01.) with a planned start of 21:00 CET +/- 30 minutes.

As stated in the last news, we expect it to take roundabout 2 hours. Depending on your DNS provider it might take longer until you will be directed to the new ip ad

Posted 15 days ago on January 13th 2020 by Brutus5000

As most of you have noticed, there was no downtime yesterday. The planned migration blew up due to organisational issues with the DNS setup for our domain.

These problems have been resolved over night, but we have not agreed on a new date yet. Maybe we will do it on short notice.

Thanks for

Posted 18 days ago on January 10th 2020 by Brutus5000

Hello everyone,

we have planned to perform the server migration on this Sunday. If everything works as planned (which is usually does not), we will have a downtime between one and two hours. The time is not yet defined and will be defined by personal availability of the required people.


Posted 23 days ago on January 5th 2020 by Brutus5000

Hello everybody,

in the last two days I received a lot of complaints about the client being broken which was due to the fact the client version was not the latest version.

We spend a lot of time fixing bugs, so I’d like to advise everyone to update to the latest client version before r

Posted a month ago on December 19th 2019 by Brutus5000

TL;DR: We will have a large complete downtime at the beginning of January where we move to a new server. The exact date is not defined yet, as it depends on personal availability.

Many of you have encountered issues in the last months due to our server being overloaded when more than 1.000 user

Posted 2 months ago on December 11th 2019 by Brutus5000

Running, maintaining and developing FAF is a time expensive task. The current FAF stack counts more than 30 services that need constant supervision for updates and security fixes.

If you are interested in helping out the current administration team, challenging tasks like the following are wait

Posted 4 months ago on September 20th 2019 by Brutus5000

Hi there,

Some community members asked me what the server update achieved, and I want to give you a small summary about the important stuff:

  1. All server packages to keep up with latest security updates etc. were updated (side note: it include an update of the Docker engine to version 19.03 &#

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