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most users online can't be right [message #164570] Thu, 17 February 2011 06:57 Go to next message
Bradley is currently offline  Bradley
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new forum that's been up for about 12 hours, apparently has become rather popular:

"Most users ever online was 790 on ...."

Despite "There are 2 members, 0 invisible members and 13 guests visiting this board."

Stats show this isn't true. I think the 790 are page hits. not uniques.
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Re: most users online can't be right [message #164573 is a reply to message #164572] Thu, 17 February 2011 10:43 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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think? i did, checked the logs, and not possible. and, really...790 robots hitting the site at one time. think not possible.
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Re: most users online can't be right [message #164581 is a reply to message #164578] Fri, 18 February 2011 05:11 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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sure, but what i can't understand is there are only 5 messages in the forum, i've disabled rss/pdf pages, so can't understand why the count is so high.
Re: most users online can't be right [message #164613 is a reply to message #164581] Sat, 19 February 2011 02:50 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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A Denial-of-service attack maybe?
Re: most users online can't be right [message #164617 is a reply to message #164613] Sat, 19 February 2011 09:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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no chance! my server would have fallen over and died in the first 2 mins!
Re: most users online can't be right [message #164619 is a reply to message #164617] Sat, 19 February 2011 11:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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You'll be surprised to see what this software can do Smile
Re: most users online can't be right [message #164621 is a reply to message #164619] Sat, 19 February 2011 11:39 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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no, my server would have died! i've tested the serving of static html pages with siege and it's not pretty!
Re: most users online can't be right [message #164625 is a reply to message #164621] Sat, 19 February 2011 12:52 Go to previous message
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If you say so. We can look into it if can can provide the evidence (log files) or a test case.
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