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Oct
24
Security Reboot of all servers (24/Oct/2016)
Posted by Randy Donald on 24 October 2016 07:26 PM

Hello,

 

Today all servers within the Hosting Nation infrastucture will be quickly rebooted to patch a security vulnerability in the Linux kernel (known as Dirty COW). Each reboot will take a matter of only a few minutes. 

 

UPDATE: all servers are now running a patched kernel.


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Feb
10
The server is dead! Long live the server!
Posted by Randy Donald on 10 February 2016 09:10 PM

This month we retired our longest active server, roma.hosting-nation.com, of 6 years. Along with taverner.hosting-nation.com and last month fayrfax.hosting-nation.com and victoria.hosting-nation.com, the server is being replaced by gesuardo.hosting-nation.com as part of our infrastructure upgrades.  Look for more news on updates in the future. 


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Dec
29
Packet Loss in LAX1 (29-12-2015)
Posted by Randy Donald on 29 December 2015 09:47 PM

We are experiencing packet loss to some servers in the LAX1 datacenter. This includes shared servers victoria2.hosting-nation.com and tye.hosting-nation.com.  We hope to resolve this quickly.

 

UPDATE 1: 

A distributed denial of service attack has been lauched against one of our servers, tye.hosting-nation.com. A null route has been put in place so that other servers are not affected. 


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Dec
24
Victoria.hosting-nation.com decommisioned (24 Dec 2015)
Posted by Randy Donald on 24 December 2015 06:39 PM

Hello,

All accounts from victoria.hosting-nation.com (173.192.186.133) have now moved to victoria2.hosting-nation.com (104.145.234.123) and have been running for a few days up to a week now. 

As the final step before terminating the server victoria.hosting-nation.com we have now turned the server off. 

Regards,

Randall Donald

System Administration 

Hosting Nation


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Dec
9
fayrfax.hosting-nation.com cpanel upgrade (9 Dec 2015)
Posted by Randy Donald on 09 December 2015 07:16 PM
the server fayrfax.hosting-nation.com is undergoing a cPanel upgrade today. As a result response times may be slower than normal. We apologize for any inconvenience. 
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