Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

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Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby Awareness » Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:38 pm

My browser doesn't able to connect to Embarcadero's forum,is there a problem with that forum or is it my computer's "fault"?
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby 2ffat » Sat Aug 16, 2014 5:06 pm

It's not your fault. I can't get in either :cry: . Sat, Aug 16, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT (USA).
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby Awareness » Sat Aug 16, 2014 5:11 pm

Thanks for your answer. Maybe they are doing some maintenance work or something...
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby Awareness » Sun Aug 17, 2014 9:49 am

Today when I try to connect, it gives this message:

"Site Maintenance In Progress

Forums is currently undergoing maintenance, and will be back online as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience."

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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby rlebeau » Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:02 pm

Awareness wrote:My browser doesn't able to connect to Embarcadero's forum,is there a problem with that forum or is it my computer's "fault"?


The forums have been down for a week now. Embarcadero is still working to fix it. I don't know what is taking so long. It was down for a few days and came back up on 8/13, but then it went down again and has been down ever since.
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby Awareness » Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:40 pm

Thanks for additional information.
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby rlebeau » Mon Aug 25, 2014 1:42 pm

As of right now, the forums are finally back up, both NNTP and Web. Let's hope they stay up this time.
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby Awareness » Thu Sep 04, 2014 5:53 pm

Yes they were up,but seems like forums are down again.
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby rlebeau » Fri Sep 05, 2014 10:25 am

Awareness wrote:Yes they were up,but seems like forums are down again.


Yup. They have been down, again, for the past couple of days :(

Something must be seriously wrong with the server or the database if it is taking this long (several weeks now) to fix and stabilize it.

If they had to scrap it and start over from scratch, I hope they don't decide to drop NNTP and go all web-based.
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby rlebeau » Fri Sep 05, 2014 4:39 pm

As of right now, the forums are back online. Ok, start the timer, let's see how long they stay up this time...
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby 2ffat » Thu Sep 11, 2014 9:00 am

I see Embarcadero has a new Community Web Site. Unfortunately, I can't register because it says I'm already registered and I can't log in because it says I'm not registered. :roll:
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby rlebeau » Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:57 am

2ffat wrote:I see Embarcadero has a new Community Web Site.


It is not new, actually. It has been around for awhile.

2ffat wrote:Unfortunately, I can't register because it says I'm already registered and I can't log in because it says I'm not registered. :roll:


The Community is tied to EDN, so you have to use your standard EDN credentials.
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby 2ffat » Fri Sep 12, 2014 4:21 am

Maybe I should have put "new" in italics. According to RAD NewsFlash:
Take a look and come join the conversation on the new Embarcadero community platform. We have a totally rebuilt community platform for you to immerse your self in. Contact our experts, interact with other developers and database professionals all over the world - ask, learn, teach, entertain and connect… it’s YOUR community after all!


The Community is tied to EDN, so you have to use your standard EDN credentials.

That was what I was trying but it didn't work. Today when I tried it again, it did work. Still buggy?
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Re: Is there a problem with Embarcadero forum?

Postby RBaroniunas » Sun Mar 01, 2015 3:01 pm

The Community web site is brand new, the EDN will be revamped based on discussions with some Embarcadero tech folks. The reason for the Community web site was to get rid of the QC Windows Application for reporting bugs and start using the new Portal.

A wish list for a new EDN would be:

1. Get rid of any reference to Codegear, just brings up the bad old days. They still pop up here or there.
2. Allow the user to select what versions they want to see for updates or downloads instead of viewing the entire EMT library. I am no longer using RadPHP.
3. Handle the exception errors that the web site gives to the clients, it is plain ugly when a software house doesnt fix these types of bugs.
4. Quicker response time when selecting menu options.

Maybe someone else has more ideas on fixing the EDN?
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