Author Archives: Dana Richardson

Server Farm Dreamhost Crashes – Our Sites Go Down

Our server host for this website had a major outage yesterday. Several million other websites were down as well. Thankfully, this happened on a Sunday, the day of rest. I only once had a 24 hour plus outage when I … Continue reading

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Brochure Content Edit Bug

The content editor did not go to the update page for saving changes to brochure content. The page has been fixed. Thanks for the heads up, Sherry.

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Hard Copy Invoicing Ends

As the Post Office says, email and the Internet are “killing us”. Thus, beginning 2012 you will not receive invoices from First Sold Photo by mail. Invoices will be sent to you in an email message. When brochures are included, … Continue reading

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What’s New

Beside changing our name and website URL, several other routines have changed or been eliminated. Most routines have been improved and streamlined. Our goal is to be 100% focused on helping sell the individual properties you enroll with our photographers. … Continue reading

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Entergy Power Failure

Electicity went down around 4:00 PM. I did not fire up the generators because Entergy said they would be back online at 5:40 PM. After 6:00 PM past, I did fire up the generator and ran the system on backup … Continue reading

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Hard Drive Expansion Maintenance

I was intending to simply add another 300 Gb to the virtual disk that stores all your photos. The addition went along as planned, but it took 13 hours to come back online as the array of hard drives had … Continue reading

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Verizon Network Failure

Part of our site went down about 3:00 PM today. Our telephones went down as well. Verizon suffered a complete system failure. Even though we do not use Verizon as our Internet Service Provider, our cable to Consolidated runs through … Continue reading

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