[ANNOUNCEMENT]--PayPal and PayDot Will Be Down September 12th //2am - 3am EST

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VIA MIKE FILSAIME- Email

From: Admin
To: All vendors

PayPal has announced that they will have
downtime to upgrade their service on
the following date and time..

Friday, September 12th early morning
between 2AM EST - 3AM EST


With PayPal Down, you can not take PayPal
payments.


Our Web host has moved to a new data center
and we need abut 30 minutes of downtime to
move our severs from Canada to Texas and hit
the switch.

We wanted to do this at a time when PayPal was
down for scheduled maintenance to do ours
as well.

We are mirroring PayPal's downtime so you have
NO LOSS of service due to PayDotCom's upgrade.

Please be aware of the date and time above.



Sean

Not Sure how this will effect WSO's? and of course the rest of your online business.
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  • Profile picture of the author Adeel_Chowdhry
    Hmmm, didn't know that...I use both services.

    Thanks for the update.

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    • Profile picture of the author CarbonCopyPro
      Thanks For The Info!
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      • Profile picture of the author Ross Dalangin
        Thanks for the report Sean

        One hour loss is still better because the system will be upgraded. I'm excited to know what will be the upgrade. Are you excited too or not?
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        • Profile picture of the author Sean A McAlister
          Originally Posted by Ross Dalangin View Post

          Thanks for the report Sean

          One hour loss is still better because the system will be upgraded. I'm excited to know what will be the upgrade. Are you excited too or not?
          I am happy that there are going to be upgrades....but am wondering how
          this will adversely affect income....and back office service desk admin
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          • Profile picture of the author Skribblez
            One hour isn't that bad. Looking forward to the upgrades!
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  • Profile picture of the author davezan
    Originally Posted by The IM Reporter View Post

    Not Sure how this will effect WSO's? and of course the rest of your online business.
    Answered already:

    Originally Posted by The IM Reporter View Post

    Friday, September 12th early morning
    between 2AM EST - 3AM EST


    With PayPal Down, you can not take PayPal
    payments.
    Plan ahead, and don't promote or take orders within that period if you rely on
    PayPal for that. No big.
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    • Profile picture of the author BIG Mike
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      • Profile picture of the author JayXtreme
        Originally Posted by BIG Mike View Post

        In any event, an hour of downtime shouldn't be a big deal unless you guys are holding back some extraordinary volume of sales you're doing
        shhhhhh

        lol

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      • Profile picture of the author Sean A McAlister
        Originally Posted by BIG Mike View Post

        Not to split hairs, but I've never known PayPal to take down their front-end (receiving payments). They do close the back-end at least once a month while they process and archive data, but that, to the best of my knowledge hasn't ever affected sales.

        In any event, an hour of downtime shouldn't be a big deal unless you guys are holding back some extraordinary volume of sales you're doing

        Hey Mike...

        I hope that is the case.

        I know last week Paypal had some sort of a glitch which affected sales.
        Did not last long but was a headache for a bit.

        What do you mean holding back extraordinary sales volumes....I thought we were all making $10k a minute

        ..that would be something though.
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  • Profile picture of the author KirkMcD
    Friday, September 12th early morning
    between 2AM EST - 3AM EST
    Nitpick:
    So does mean it will be down from 3 AM EDT to 4 AM EDT?
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