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Unfortunately, my provider 1&1 experienced some network configuration problems on 09/26/2011 that have led to a server failure from approximately 14:45 to 16:45 and from 19:45 to 21:30 o’clock (Central Europe time).

Not only this domain was affected, but also several other domain hosted on this server like the German Excel Ticker, the Website about my services, the Excel Formula Translator or the German Office365-Forum.

According to the 1&1 blog, the failure was caused by a faulty network configuration, which in turn was caused by a software.

I am currently testing Drupal, a very mature and flexible content management system. Drupal is currently available in the stable version 6.19, which should be used for production systems. Drupal 7, which is currently in beta 3, brings a lot of new features and is definitely worth a test.

In preparation for moving my websites to Drupal, I had already installed some Drupal 6.x test systems on my 1&1 (German Internet Provider) dedicated managed server. The installation is not quite trivial on their servers, but you can find some good tutorials for Drupal 6 on the web. Yesterday I tried to install Drupal 7 on my server and I was about to despair if I had not found the following tip related to Piwik, a PHP web analysis software.

Drupal Installation

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