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Published: 20/02/2022

Some cloud servers rebooted to clear DNS propagation issue

We have some DNS propagation issues, and we are working on these to resolve them.

Published: 13/12/2021

Full Cloud Patching

We are patching and rebooting all Cloud Nodes today to mitigate some Linux vulnerabilities which have come to light. Whilst we are confident that UnixGuru is not using anything vulnerable, we cannot rule out customer sites from being vulnerable. Each server will be rebooted in turn and we don't ...

Published: 09/06/2021

Backup Service Upgrade

We are upgrading the platform upon which our R1Soft backups run, so these will be unavailable for the next few hours.

Published: 02/06/2021

LetsEncrypt Issues

We've had some issues with letsencrypt caused by google timing out searching for CAA records. This was caused by very strict rules on our DNS servers that have now been relaxed. Hopefully, this will be the end of the issue.

Published: 16/04/2021

All of our hosting support HTTP3

Always on the cutting edge, we've upgraded all of our hosting to support HTTP3, QUIC & of course HTTP2 and HTTP. So whether you are supporting cutting-edge connectivity or a legacy app, we have you covered.

Published: 24/03/2021

Node versions changed

node.js v14 has been added to the versions of node we can host. Th default version has now been changed from v10 to v12.

Published: 22/03/2021

Minor outtage this morning.

Systems were taken down to increase the disk instance sizes. We noticed some issues where some sites were returning 503 notices, as they were using LiteSpeed caching and the cache disk looks to have been suffering.

Published: 15/03/2021

Non European Whitelabel Names Coming....

Our servers will be rename shortly to be white-labelled name as to not give away that they belong to UnixGuru.

Published: 10/03/2021

OVH Outtage

OVH, the company upon whose infrastructure our hosting sits, is having a major outage in their Strasbourg datacentres, however, these particular datacentres are not currently used by UnixGuru, so our services are unaffected.

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.