NinerNet Communications™
System Status

Server and System Status

Primary NinerNet website down

15 February 2018 10:29:34 +0000

We are aware of an issue with our main company website and some of the services directly connected to it (such as parked pages) that has started within the last 24 hours. We have not yet identified the cause of this problem, but we are working on finding it and fixing it.

This does not affect any client websites, nor does it affect email. It also does not affect most websites on sub-domains of niner.net — e.g., status.niner.net.

If you are having trouble accessing something that is on the root niner.net (or www.niner.net) domain, please email support.201802@niner.net and we will help you.

We apologise for this inconvenience.

NC020: Server networking issues

17 December 2017 12:27:45 +0000

Due to a misconfiguration of server NC020 by data centre personnel in response to a networking request from NinerNet that resulted from a change in one of their policies, this server stopped processing email properly earlier today. This resulted in some instability and the rebooting of the server three times between 07:22 and 08:06 UTC.

These problems affected only email processed for NinerNet domains, not any client email. However, because there are still a few client websites hosted on this server, including this status blog, these sites would have been down and up for some time this morning.

We have corrected the networking issue and have remonstrated with the data centre over the issue. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will endeavour to ensure that this does not happen again.

NC031: Database restarted

16 October 2017 21:30:51 +0000

The database on server NC031 was restarted at 21:25 UTC and is online and working again. We are investigating the cause of this issue.

NC031: Database issues

16 October 2017 21:03:09 +0000

We are investigating a database issue on server NC031 that is affecting database-driven websites. We will report details here.

Server NC031 update

7 April 2016 08:33:44 +0000

We are moving the problem website to a new server. In the meantime it will be suspended to avoid further disruptions.

Capacity issues on server NC031

7 April 2016 07:42:20 +0000

We are experiencing problems with server NC031. These are caused by a very busy website that we transferred to this server about 48 hours ago.

We are assessing the situation and will post updates here. We apologise for the problem.

NC027: Mail server queue clearing

2 November 2015 10:05:03 +0000

A configuration change on server NC027 (the mail server) over the weekend to once again introduce virus scanning has, as on previous occasions, overloaded the server. We made this change over the weekend after earlier doubling the capacity of the server and making other changes recently that should have seen a significant increase in server performance. Indeed, testing over the weekend showed a significant improvement over previous attempts to introduce virus scanning.

The result of this is that incoming emails have been delayed this morning, including messages between accounts on the same server. Therefore we have again reversed this configuration change and the mail queue has begun clearing. We hope that it will be clear within the next hour.

We apologise for this inconvenience.

NC027: Delayed mail

23 July 2015 07:59:00 +0000

Due to a recent configuration change, the mail queue on server NC027 was not able to keep up with this morning’s (UTC) mail volume, and mail was backlogged and delayed. We have reversed the configuration change and the mail queue is currently clearing.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

NC018: Web server restarted

19 June 2014 07:08:10 +0000

We have restarted the web server and are keeping an eye on it, specifically the sources of traffic to it.

NC018: Web server down

19 June 2014 06:57:04 +0000

We have taken down the web server while we investigate an overload condition. We will have it back up as soon as possible, and will post further updates here.

Email and other services on server NC018 are not affected.

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Systems at a Glance:


Loc.SystemStatusPing
Server NC020, Chicago, United States of America, OPERATIONAL.NC020OperationalUp?
Server NC023, London, United Kingdom, OPERATIONAL.NC023OperationalUp?
Server NC028, Vancouver, Canada, INTERNAL.NC028InternalUp?
Server NC031, New York, United States of America, OPERATIONAL.NC031OperationalUp?
Server NC033, Toronto, Canada, OPERATIONAL.NC033OperationalUp?
Server NC034, Lusaka, Zambia, INTERNAL.NC034InternalUp?
Server NC035, Sydney, Australia, PROVISIONING.NC035ProvisioningUp?
Server NC036, Amsterdam, Netherlands, OPERATIONAL.NC036OperationalUp?
Server NC037, Seattle, United States of America, INTERNAL.NC037InternalUp?

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This blog provides information about the status of NinerNet Communications systems. Dates and times of posts to this blog are in the UTC time zone, and dates and times given for events are also in the UTC time zone, although conversions may be offered for some time zones common to our clients. Please use the World Time Server to ensure accurate conversion of dates and times to your own time zone.

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