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Is it possible to change the upload server?

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Message 50774 - Posted: 10 Nov 2014, 14:26:32 UTC

Hello, I'm running a task for climateprediction.net and there is an upload pending but not working. I've seen on the 'server status' page, that the upload server uploader.oerc is not running, so I guess my computer is trying to upload to this server (I live in Morocco). Is it possible to change the upload server in the settings or do I just have to wait till the server is up again?

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Message 50776 - Posted: 10 Nov 2014, 16:29:51 UTC

The upload servers are indeed fixed. There has been an outage on one over the weekend, which is now working and uploads have restarted.

Upload outages used to be a serious problem when BOINC imposed a relatively short upload timeout (10 days), but it's now a much larger number - so uploads will eventually succeed unless there is a problem with the connection itself.
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Message 50778 - Posted: 10 Nov 2014, 16:40:35 UTC

Thanks for your reply Iain, I'll keep trying!
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Message 50784 - Posted: 10 Nov 2014, 20:51:18 UTC - in response to Message 50778.  

Also, the upload server marked in red as Not Running is NOT the one for these current models.
The non working server is at a data centre miles away from Oxford, and doesn't show on the list of OUR servers.

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