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Published: 27/02/2021

Rebooting cluster cloud to load new kernel

Cloud2 through Cloud11 will be rebooted in turn to update the kernel as we are stuck on a beta kernel, which kernel care is not updating.

Published: 01/01/2021

Small Outage

We rebooted the unixguru.co.uk webserver after increasing the cloud instance size. Also customers on the cloud9.netip.eu cloud instance should know that their server has changed name to cloud9.unixguru.co.uk. Please change your nameservers to ns1 and ns2.unixguru.co.uk at your registrar if your ...

Published: 01/01/2021

.eu nameservers have been suspended

As UnixGuru is a UK entity, .eu domains have been suspended, so nameservers will need to be switched at your registrars to ns1.unixguru.co.uk and ns2.unixguru.co.uk

Published: 23/11/2020

VPS - Upgrade for Large Clients Only

We've stopped supplying VPSs to the public and will now only supply them to existing customers where they have outgrown our Elastic Hosting solutions.

Published: 26/08/2020

R1Soft Outtage

After a brief outage during a system version upgrade of the R1Soft backup system, we can confirm that it is working again!

Published: 24/07/2020

Maintenance Performed Today

See what was done in more detail https://unixguru.info/maintenance/

Published: 20/07/2020

PHP 7.4 is the default for all new accounts

Inline with WordPress, we have switched the default verion of PHP to 7.4.x

Published: 17/07/2020

MySQL Issue being rectified

There is currently an issue with MySQL/MariaDB, which we are looking at actvely. We will update this new item when we've diagnosed/fixed the issue. The filesystem containing the MySQL database got dismounted, so no databases would function. Trying to restart the database, caused a "new ...

Published: 16/07/2020

MailScanner replaces SpamAssassin

We have replaced SpamAssassin with MailScanner, which is a far superior product and gives more granular control over the blacklisting and whitelisting of domains and email addresses as well as giving the administrators a better understanding of what is happening on the server.

Published: 16/07/2020

LetsEncrypt Renewal Change

Previously if a person "moved away" a domain, but left it configured, LetsEncrypt would try to renew the SSL certificate every day until the renewal was disabled. We have now changed this, so we warn you that your renewal failed for 5 days, after which we disable the renewal for that domain.