About 50% of the servers do not show up

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Re: About 50% of the servers do not show up

Post by Darkelarious » Mon Sep 07, 2015 1:48 pm

papercoffee wrote:Uhhhh ...what happened there?
That's around the same time that this thread got started ;)

This graph shows the amount of online servers found by the Epic Games masterserver (the zeroes on the bottom of the graph indicate time-outs or moments that the Epic masterserver was inaccessible for unknown reasons). On August 16, something went horribly wrong at Epic, --which, for the record, they still deny-- and essentially all online games went "missing". They may have ran out of memory (we had that at 333networks with the ucc masterserver applet) or they may have had network trouble. In either case, Epic's masterserver stopped registering beacons.

A reboot of the server should have fixed this, but it looks like they choose to ignore the problem away. It looks like memory (or network traffic?) is slowly becoming available again, because in the last half month, the amount of servers is starting to return to the point before the crash.

This is all still speculation, but it definitely looks interesting. Also, the 333networks masterserver has continuously been registering 610~ish UT servers online and was unaffected by whatever happened.
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Re: About 50% of the servers do not show up

Post by Syntax-Error » Tue Sep 08, 2015 9:06 pm

Darkelarious wrote:A reboot of the server should have fixed this, but it looks like they choose to ignore the problem away.
Fun fact:
The Errorist Network servers and a number of the 333networks servers are monitored 24/7.
When one of the servers becomes unreachable, we'll know about it within a maximum timeframe of 5 minutes.
If possible we try to solve it as soon as possible, but can not always address the problem immediatly because of work or other obligations.

But...
You can be sure we'll do our best to keep the disturbance for the visitors/users to a minimum!
TEN even hosts a fallback webserver and Master Server for 333networks in case the 333networks website or Master Server would appear to be offline.
These are up and running 24/7 and can be used at every moment in time when needed

How's that for a couple of hobbyists! :gj:
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Re: About 50% of the servers do not show up

Post by Dr.Flay » Wed Sep 09, 2015 11:29 pm

Indeed, and the 333netork backups are all hosted separately, on completely different networks.
... compared to Epic running the 2 masters on the same PC :???:

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Re: About 50% of the servers do not show up

Post by Darkelarious » Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:30 pm

Necro-bumping this thread because it became relevant after viewtopic.php?f=12&t=11680&start=0

This thread is a must read for people who discovered that they only see a limited amount of servers.
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