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Mar
13
Quick Reboot of Servers (14/03/2017)
Posted by Randy Donald on 13 March 2017 10:18 PM
On Tuesday March 14th, we will rebooting most of our servers for a maintenance update. Each reboot will take only 1-3 minutes.  
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Feb
14
Mysql upgrade on gesuardo.hosting-nation.com (14/02/2017) COMPLETED
Posted by Randy Donald on 14 February 2017 10:59 PM

At 5pm PST we will be upgrading the version of MySQL on gesuardo.hosting-nation.com from 5.5 to 5.6. This will result in a few minutes of downtime on database connections. These should not be any issues regarding compatibility with current websites. 

 

Update: Completed


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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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