Archive | January, 2008

register_globals in php4 and php5

Hi All, Up until recently we’ve left register_globals on, for the sake of cutting down on support issues with particularly iffy php code writing styles. Today we’re officially announcing that we are disabling register_globals across the board now on all our shared hosting servers. The simple fix for this if it affects you is to […]

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Switch Replacement in DEG

Issue: We’re seeing errors regarding a bad PSU in a switch in DEG. We’re not going to take any chances leaving it as is, so we’re going to RMA the switch. Outage Window: For customers on the affected switch, an e-mail will be sent notifying you of this downtime window. Duration: 5-15 minutes total for […]

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DomainFest Wraps Up In Hollywood

DomainFest draws to a close this morning with the farewell breakfast which I won’t be attending. The first SnapNames Live auction produced some interesting results, though not all domains found buyers. (I reported some of the results on my domain blog – for full results check DomainNameNews ) I’ll be heading back to Ireland this […]

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Shared Hosting Server Issue: Iseult has disk issues

Issue: Iseult down Due to an attack of some kind (report to follow after log analysis is complete) the shared hosting server iseult had to be rebooted. Post reboot the machine is now giving a grub error (grub is a boot loader). We’ve dispatched a Linux engineer to the data centre to fix this issue. […]

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Registrar’s Lock-In of Searched Names Could Spur Class-Action Litigation

The following article was published earlier today in Washington Internet Daily. It is reproduced here with the publisher’s permission. I posted a related article on my domain blog earlier this week. Registrar Network Solutions could face legal action over its practice of locking in domain names that are searched but not bought, Michigan attorney Enrico […]

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