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Richard Jarvis28/07/2021 21:29:55
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Anyone having problems logging in to the ARC website?

Ketan Swali28/07/2021 22:01:57
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I just logged in on my phone. Seems okay.

There were some DNS issues East and West coast of USA yesterday evening effecting many websites, including ours, but so far, this evening we have not been made aware of issues, apart from certain apple based platforms earlier today. Also having issues with certain VPNs especially from those using free ones.

Ketan at ARC

Ketan Swali28/07/2021 22:24:22
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Also, ARC website will be down on Tuesday 3rd August 2021 for maintenance.

Apologies in advance for inconvenience caused.

Ketan at ARC

Richard Jarvis29/07/2021 07:46:13
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Thank you for that Ketan, I was using an iPad and could not get past the first page. Solved it I hope by doing a security update that was due for install but had not automatically done it.

Thanks Richard

Ketan Swali29/07/2021 12:43:31
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We had a few telephone complaints this morning from customers who tried to pay for goods yesterday through our website, and were unable to do so. The situation got worse for ARC between 7pm and 11pm.

We checked our payment logs which agreed with the complaints being brought to our attention.

ARC uses SagePay as the payment gateway on our site, connecting to a bank merchant services provider. Looking at their monitoring system failed to provide answers. Called them for an explanation and waited in queue, but gave up after 10+minutes on hold. This seems to be the 'new normal' for many corporates practising 'mindfulness working from home' policy.teeth 2

Went onto and noted that most financial institutions (banks) had 'down issues' between 7pm and 11pm, peaking at 9pm.

This hopefully explains why customers were finding it difficult to pay during that period.

Ketan at ARC.

Jon Lawes29/07/2021 14:20:25
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The fact you have taken the time to let people know here does a lot of credit. Thanks.

Samsaranda29/07/2021 14:52:34
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I ordered some castings from another supplier last evening and they rang me at lunchtime today as the payment by card had failed so I gave the details over the phone and it went through fine, seems it must have been a glitch which affected online cards in general. Dave W

br29/07/2021 15:20:04
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Posted by Jon Lawes on 29/07/2021 14:20:25:

The fact you have taken the time to let people know here does a lot of credit. Thanks.


Also, the fact that If they do not feel the quality of a product is right for you they say  not to buy.


Edited By br on 29/07/2021 15:20:44

DiogenesII29/07/2021 18:18:46
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..and their Myford backplates fit...

Richard Jarvis30/07/2021 21:07:55
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I will note that for the future

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