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RSS Subscribe Warning for .NZ New Zealand Domain Name Registrants
Posted on 26/08/11 11:37PM

In recent months we have become aware that a small number of our domain names clients have been contacted and supplied with incorrect information by other companies in the web development and hosting field. This incorrect information relates to where the domain name is registered, and that the domain name needs to be transferred to the web developers own management in order to work with their new website. This information is NOT correct. If your domain name is registered through us, it will work with ALL hosting servers/websites/email configurations, no matter what they are. All you or your developer needs to do is change the DNS settings or point the domain records to their servers, which can be done very simply inside your Domain Manager account at www.domains.loungenetwork.co.nz . You DO NOT need to transfer your domain to your website developer, in order for it to work with your website/email.

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RSS Subscribe Emails to Telecom/Xtra email addresses are getting delayed
Posted on 22/08/11 06:00PM

Updated 25-8-2011 - This should now be resolved.

This announcement only applies to our NZ based hosting servers in the Auckland datacentre.

We are aware that Telecom / Xtra / Yahoo are delaying emails which are forwarded or sent directly to @Xtra email addresses, from our providers SMTP servers. This problem is affecting many New Zealand hosting providers, not just us, and is solely an issue at Telecom / Xtra / Yahoo's end, with them blocking legitimate email.

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RSS Subscribe Network Outage at Auckland Peering Exchange (APE)
Posted on 28/07/11 05:29PM

This announcement only applies to clients on our Corporate and Business class hosting plans.

At 11:20AM our providers started experiencing packet loss across the edge of our network causing connectivity issues.

Upon further inspection, it was determined that the outage was linked to a network failure at Citylink (who operate the Auckland Peering Exchange) – the issue was was causing connections at the peering exchange to reset continuously. This affected multiple ISPs including our own providers.

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RSS Subscribe .NZ domain Management Control Panels - We provide clients with Full Control
Posted on 21/07/11 06:47PM

As you may have seen in the media recently, there have been issues encountered by some .NZ domain registrants in New Zealand who use different domain registrars.

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RSS Subscribe Webmail Upgrade for Auckland Server Cluster Clients
Posted on 18/07/11 05:04PM

This announcement only applies to clients on our Corporate and Business Class Hosting plans.

We are pleased to announce that we will be upgrading our webmail installation in order to provide a better user experience. This will offer our clients the newer verison of 'ATMAIL' .The new version of the software contains a whole new set of features which we are excited to offer. Very few hosting providers provide this webmail software due to it's cost, so we are pleased to be able to offer it on some of our Premium grade hosting plans.

The scheduled maintenance window for this upgrade is due to occur below.

Start Time: 19/07/2011 07:00 NZST
End Time: 19/07/2011 08:00 NZST

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RSS Subscribe Server and system upgrades
Posted on 13/07/11 04:49PM

If you haven't already noticed, our providers are doing some comprehensive updates to the hosting network, for clients on our Corporate and Business Class hosting plans.

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RSS Subscribe Scheduled Updates on the Windows Shared Servers
Posted on 12/07/11 05:32PM

We have scheduled reboots on some of the servers between 10PM and 4AM between this Thursday Night - Friday Morning, 14 - 15 July 2011.

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RSS Subscribe Scheduled Maintenance: Mailbox Storage
Posted on 11/07/11 10:18PM

This announcement only applies to clients on our Corporate and Business hosting plans.

In order to keep up with increasing demands for storage performance and capacity, our providers will be performing maintenance on one of the mail storage nodes.

Start Time: 13/07/2011 00:00 NZDT
End Time: 13/07/2011 06:00 NZDT

During this maintenance window, we will be migrating mailboxes from the servers that they are currently stored on to new hardware. This will improve the performance of mailboxes via POP and IMAP, and reduce delays in mail processing.

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