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Welcome to our Latest News and Network Status Page

This page keeps our clients up to date with what is happening on our hosting network. All of our clients should regularly check this page for any announcements we make. Our 'Latest News' is displayed in the left hand column below. 'Unscheduled Maintenance' on the server network, is displayed in the right hand column below. Clients can also subscribe to our free RSS newsfeed services below, which will automatically deliver you our announcements via your newsfeed reader software (eg Outlook), via Live Bookmarks in your web browser, or via your mobile phone (via an RSS news reader). More information can be found here.

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All the servers we use are hosted by professional datacentres, and managed 24x7 by their professional technicians and server administrators. In the event of a web hosting problem with one of the servers or server networks, it may not immediately appear on this page, however the datacentre technicians will usually have already identified the issue, and will be working on resolving it as soon as they can. Please don't be alarmed if there currently appears to be an issue with a server, but it doesn't yet appear on this page, as we operate this page independently from the datacentres. This page will also normally only be updated during normal New Zealand business hours.

If you are experiencing an issue with your Website Hosting or Email, please also check our Troubleshooting Your Website FAQs or our Troubleshooting Your Email FAQs, to make sure that the problem isn't at your end or with your ISP, home/office network, or your computer..
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RSS Subscribe Scheduled Maintenance for MySQL on CPanel Servers
Posted on 24/08/14 10:01PM

Our upstream providers will be applying updates to MySQL on the different CPanel servers over the next week. In order to do this, MySQL will need to be stopped, the update applied, and MySQL restarted. If your website uses a database, it may experience issues while this update is being completed. We apologise for any inconvenience while this work is done.






RSS Subscribe Scheduled Maintenance: Mail storage migration at Auckland Datacentre 5/08/2014
Posted on 04/08/14 10:20PM

 

 

Mailserver Upgrades

Dear Clients,

Our upstream providers have scheduled a maintenance window to perform mail storage migration on Tuesday morning, starting at 12am. This will address mail performance on the storage servers as usage has increased. This is part of an ongoing upgrade program.


Start Time: 5/08/2014 00:00 NZST
End Time: 5/08/2014 03:00 NZST  

During this maintenance window POP3 and IMAP will be unavailable for a small set of customers.

We thank you for your understanding while this work is completed, and apologise for any inconvenience caused. 






RSS Subscribe Scheduled Maintenance: Mail storage migration at Auckland Datacentre 31/07/2014
Posted on 29/07/14 11:30PM

 

Mailserver Upgrades

Dear Clients,

  Our upstream providers have scheduled a maintenance window to perform mail storage migration on Thursday morning, starting at 12am. This will address mail performance on the storage servers as usage has increased. This is part of an ongoing upgrade program.


Start Time: 31/07/2014 00:00 NZST
   End Time: 31/07/2014 03:00 NZST  

During this maintenance window POP3 and IMAP will be unavailable for a small set of customers.

We thank you for your understanding while this work is completed, and apologise for any inconvenience caused. 






RSS Subscribe New .NZ Domains Coming 30th September – New era of choice in .nz domain names
Posted on 21/07/14 05:15PM

The .NZ Domain Registry has announced that from 1pm, 30 September 2014, a significantly amended .nz policy will come into effect – ushering in a new era of choice in .nz domain names. Read more on our blog






RSS Subscribe Scheduled Maintenance: Mail storage migration at Auckland Datacentre 22/07/2014
Posted on 21/07/14 05:10PM

 

Mailserver Upgrades

Dear Clients,

 Our upstream providers have scheduled a maintenance window to perform mail storage migration on Friday morning, starting at 12am. This will address mail performance on the storage servers as usage has increased. This is part of an ongoing upgrade program.


Start Time: 22/07/2014 00:00 NZST
  End Time: 22/07/2014 04:30 NZST  

During this maintenance window POP3 and IMAP will be unavailable for a small set of customers.

We thank you for your understanding while this work is completed, and apologise for any inconvenience caused. 






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RSS Subscribe Unscheduled Server Maintenance:

RSS Subscribe Network issue at CPanel hosting datacentre.
Posted on 04/08/17 10:55AM

One of the Datacentres ISPs had a router go down at approximately 10:38am, which meant traffic was automatically rerouted, but caused very high traffic loads. When they notice this issue, they shut them down and it took 180 seconds for routes to re-converge to our other carriers, and it should have been fully resolved by 10:42am. This resulted in less than 5 minutes of network downtime, before it was fully resolved. We apologise for any inconvenience





RSS Subscribe Wellington Earthquakes and Office disruptions
Posted on 14/11/16 01:36PM

As you may already know Wellington and upper parts of the South Island were rocked by a severe earthquake this morning, causing quite a bit of damage. The regions continues to be rocked by severe aftershocks. We hope everyone is safe and ok across NZ.

Our main office has been disrupted by the Wellington earthquakes. As a result of the quakes, we have had periods of no power or internet  access. So this may affect our ability to respond to enquiries during this time. We may have more power outages as aftershocks continue to strike our offices. 

Our web hosting services however are not affected in anyway. The servers are housed in professional datacentres in Auckland, Wellington and overseas, and are designed to withstand these types of earthquakes. So please bear with us during this time.






RSS Subscribe Auckland Wide Intermittent Network Issue - Resolved
Posted on 05/08/16 01:41PM

 

We are aware that there are currently intermittent network issues in the Auckland region affecting all providers. This is affecting some customers from accessing systems on the Lounge Networks, and the wider internet. Our network engineers are monitoring this issue and working with upstream providers where appropriate to minimise the impact on our customers.

Update: Our upstream has confirmed that this issue is now resolved.





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Network / Server Status:
Should a web hosting issue occur, and it doesn't appear above then we may post it below under the specific Network / Server that is having an issue.
Albany Server Network:
Housed in the Albany Datacentre, in Auckland, New Zealand.

Currently there are no reported issues on this server network.



Linux Server Network Cluster

Currently there are no reported issues on this server network.


Windows Servers

Currently there are no reported issues on this server network.


Orcon Server Network:
Housed in the Orcon Datacentre, in Wellington, New Zealand.

Currently there are no reported issues on this server network.


Libra Server:
Housed in the Wilshire Datacentre, in Los Angeles, USA.

Currently there are no reported issues on this server network.


Concorde Server:
Housed in the Wilshire Datacentre, in Los Angeles, USA.

Currently there are no reported issues on this server network.


Nitrogen Server:
Housed in the Wilshire Datacentre, in Los Angeles, USA.

Currently there are no reported issues on this server network.




Carbon Server:
Housed in the Wilshire Datacentre, in Los Angeles, USA.

Currently there are no reported issues on this server network.



 




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