Scheduled Network Maintenance Thursday 27th Of December

When: Thursday 27th Of December 2007 at 22:00 Duration: 2 Hours What: Upgrade of two core routers within the Blacknight network. Each core router will be swapped out one at a time. We do not anticipate any downtime of network connectivity for customers during this maintenance window, although customers will see routing path changes and/or […]

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Emergency Network Maintenance – Tuesday-Wednesday 18-19th December 2007

When: Tuesday-Wednesday 18th/19th December 2007 @ 23:45 hours What: Firewall issues. We’ve been experiencing problems with the HA pair of firewalls that look after the shared hosting network. Config changes are particularly problematic and we’ve had to stop all changes. Tonight we’re going to move shared windows and linux hosting off of the current firewall […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

Rather than leave it to the last minute I thought I’d take a moment today to give a quick outline of our Christmas 2007 opening hours. Office Opening Hours: Friday 21st December – open Monday 24th December – closed Tuesday 25th December – closed Wednesday 26th December – closed Thursday 27th December – open Friday […]

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Gearing up for Christmas

It seems like every ecommerce site I’ve ever bought from is doing something special in the runup to Christmas. Here at Blacknight we’ve spruced up the offices a bit – no singing Santas, but a few decorations here and there. I think there might even be a miniature tree floating around somewhere! And of course […]

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ns2 down

Hi All, ns2.blacknightsolutions.com and all its various alias name servers is currently down. We’re working with our Data Centre partner in Germany to find out what is wrong. We’ll have further information to post in relation to this shortly. Update: This issue has been resolved

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Will it all go pop?

A lot of our clients share a common trait. They are confident that their idea will succeed. It’s great to see so much optimism, but people shouldn’t take themselves too seriously! Have a look at this (pump up the volume if you can!): With thanks to Jimmy for sharing the link! Edit: Pointed to update […]

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Mobile Monday – Dublin 10th December

Next Monday, 10th December, Mobile Monday will be taking place in downtown Dublin. James Pearce, dotMobi’s CTO posted the following to the Mobile Monday group: When: Monday 10th December, 6:30 for 7:00 What: Bob Last and Chris Moisan, Taptu Where: The Porterhouse, 16-18 Parliament Street http://www.porterhousebrewco.com/templebar.html We’re thrilled to be able to hear about mobile […]

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Connectivity Issues – BK2

There have been some issues with the connection into our second location this lunchtime. We will post a more detailed explanation as soon as we have one. Update: (13:57) After investigating the issue with our Data Centre and Connectivity partners we’ve narrowed down the issue to being a faulty patch panel and/or patch leads. To […]

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Cabinet Migration – Update

Hi All, @ 1:50am we had all servers back online. There were some complications that were not foreseen by us which were over looked by InterXion. This delayed us somewhat getting the last rack backup and on the network. There are some other customer machines that did not come back up correctly. We’ll liase with […]

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