Many people wonder what shared web hosting is, and we plan on answering this question for you so you feel comfortable hosting your web site with Umbra Hosting. A shared web hosting account refers to a web hosting service where many websites reside on one web server connected to the Internet. Each site “sits” on its own partition, or section/place on the server to keep it separate from other sites.
ATT has informed us that they have maintenance scheduled in their Milwaukee central office between 00:00 and 06:00 on Thursday August 16th. We do not expect this maintenance to affect us. If there are any issues with our ATT connection BGP will automatically route internet traffic to our other network providers.
On Saturday August 11th beginning at 10:00 PM we will be upgrading the VPS control panel. The upgrade process typically takes 10 – 15 minutes. This upgrade only affects the control panel, not the actual VPS’s. After the upgrade the control panel with have an updated look and feel.
Overall up-time for the for July 2012 was 99.948%. 18 of 26 servers had 100% uptime.
We have scheduled hardware maintenance scheduled for the server ‘jonah’ on 4-Aug-2012. The maintenance is scheduled to begin at 11:00 PM Central US time. We expect the server to be down for approximately one hour. We will update this post when the maintenance is completed.
A new build of cPanel/WHM is being released to all tiers tonight to address CVE-2012-2978. CVE-2012-2978 addresses an issue with NSD (an authoritative DNS server) which did not properly handle non-standard DNS packets. A patch has been supplied by NLNet Labs.
About 11:50 PM Central US time we detected an error on lizzie.umbrahosting.com (one of our shared hosting servers). A file system had detected an error and switched into read-only mode. To correct the problem we had to reboot the server and run a file system consistency check. That check is currently running. We expect the…
Having the correct time on your server is important for both you and your clients. The problem is that the locks on most servers tend to drift a bit. This can cause problems with your clients sites (forum posts, for example can get out of order if the time drifts a lot) or if you…
Just a quick announcement to celebrate the launch of our new web site.