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Linsa
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New visitor record for the forum

Post by Linsa » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:01 am

Most users ever online was 27085 on Wed Aug 21, 2019 fairly recently, what was the record before and when was it? Could it be that there is great pressure now on the demand for forums?

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Re: New visitor record for the forum

Post by david63 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:16 am

I didn't realise that you were talking about this board.

Large numbers of visitors like this are usually a bot attack - happens all the time

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Re: New visitor record for the forum

Post by Linsa » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:17 am

david63 wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:16 am
I didn't realise that you were talking about this board.

Large numbers of visitors like this are usually a bot attack - happens all the time
Talking about this forum.

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Re: New visitor record for the forum

Post by david63 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:21 am

Linsa wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:17 am
Talking about this forum.
Being pedantic - there is no count of users for a forum - it is for a board!

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Re: New visitor record for the forum

Post by JimA » Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:00 pm

We saw quite some high traffic that day, and it's likely that these hits weren't all humans.
So no, I wouldn't say that the demand for forums has suddenly spiked enourmously, unfortunately. ;)

If you want to look at old records, you can use the Wayback Machine, such as here for eight months ago.
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