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Message 52224 - Posted: 11 Jul 2015, 16:27:40 UTC

I posted this on the Beta board but I don't know if anyone on the project team actually reads the forum there.

VALIDATOR IS STUCK: 13,000+ tasks PENDING VALIDATION

Can someone PLEASE KICK THE SERVER back into working shape!

Server Status as of: 11 Jul 2015, 16:15:35 UTC

Tasks ready to send 24
Tasks in progress 259
Workunits waiting for validation 13,152
Workunits waiting for assimilation 215,290

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Message 52225 - Posted: 11 Jul 2015, 16:34:55 UTC

Validation isn't used in cpdn or cpdn Beta. The output is a default part of the boinc server software and has been customized to be removed from the server status text here. It hasn't been customized at the beta site.

Credits here are based on trickles returned instead of "validated" results.

Unfortunately, trickles haven't been working on the beta site for a couple years? So no beta credits during that time. The admins know about it but it hasn't been raised to the priority level of actually fixing it.

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Message 52226 - Posted: 11 Jul 2015, 17:54:54 UTC - in response to Message 52225.

Did I waste 385 hours of computing time not to receive credit for my task that was successfully returned 24+ hours ago?
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Message 52227 - Posted: 11 Jul 2015, 19:50:26 UTC - in response to Message 52226.

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