Skyetel Postcards Redirect Issue



  • Installed Postcards, no problem, last night. It was up and running. I was testing it. Worked great. No changes, went to bed. Got up this morning and now this is what I get.

    Screenshot from 2020-07-24 08-10-23.png

    Very odd. I rebooted and restarted Docker, same thing. Anyone seen this, or is this a one off?



  • @scottalanmiller We have found the only way to reliably get Postcards running again, after any kind of issue, is to re-run ./run.sh and just answer NO to reconfigure. It takes about 2 minutes and has worked 100% of the time for us. And as you know we have had our share of issues with Postcards. And I blame their use of docker......

    I will say that rebooting should have done the same thing.



  • @JasGot said in Skyetel Postcards Redirect Issue:

    @scottalanmiller We have found the only way to reliably get Postcards running again, after any kind of issue, is to re-run ./run.sh and just answer NO to reconfigure. It takes about 2 minutes and has worked 100% of the time for us. And as you know we have had our share of issues with Postcards. And I blame their use of docker......

    I will say that rebooting should have done the same thing.

    It's running, but did you enable Docker? It runs reliably and I've discovered that it's working fine behind the proxy. So the issue is somehow related to my Nginx proxy and/or CloudFlare. But neither of those have changed during the night.

    But I can reboot over and over and it's up and running correctly.



  • @scottalanmiller said in Skyetel Postcards Redirect Issue:

    It's running, but did you enable Docker?

    I don't know Docker well enough know the answer to that. I just see Docker as an unnecessary middle man who tries really hard to make managing the application as difficult as possible.

    I believe ./run.sh restarts all services, and I suspect that includes Nginx.



  • @JasGot said in Skyetel Postcards Redirect Issue:

    I don't know Docker well enough know the answer to that. I just see Docker as an unnecessary middle man who tries really hard to make managing the application as difficult as possible.

    Oh it's a terrible idea, no question.



  • @JasGot said in Skyetel Postcards Redirect Issue:

    I believe ./run.sh restarts all services, and I suspect that includes Nginx.

    Yes, Nginx is inside a Docker container. But there are three.

    All you need is...

    systemctl start docker
    systemctl enable docker
    

    And you are good to go. It's just a process that needs to be started like any other. There's nothing to know about Docker in this instance. Think of it as the server itself, it just needs to be turned on.