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Server and System Status

NC031: Maintenance complete

3 June 2018 02:49:41 +0000

Scheduled maintenance on server NC031 is complete. The server was down between 01:54 and 02:36 UTC.

We anticipate that the intermittent back-up issue should be resolved, but we’ll be monitoring it more closely than usual for the next few days at least.

In addition to the database work, we have installed more memory and hard drive space on the server.

Thanks again for your patience.

NC031: Maintenance now

3 June 2018 01:53:28 +0000

Server NC031 is going down for scheduled maintenance shortly. This will mean that nearly all websites (including ours, excepting this status blog) will be unavailable for up to approximately one hour. (That’s a revision of our previous estimate, as we’re taking the opportunity to do some other pending maintenance at the same time.)

Thank-you for your patience.

NC031: Scheduled maintenance

2 June 2018 07:09:55 +0000

During this weekend’s maintenance window we will be taking server NC031 (the primary web server) offline for a few minutes to do some database maintenance to address the intermittent back-up issues. The server will be down for, at most, 30 minutes, between 01:00 and 02:00 UTC on Sunday 3 June 2018.

NC031: Reboot

1 June 2018 04:59:41 +0000

As we work on diagnosing the back-up issue, server NC031 was rebooted at 04:24 UTC. It was back online at 04:25.

NC031: Intermittent back-up issues

30 May 2018 11:33:20 +0000

A few scheduled back-ups have been failing over the last ten days or so on NC031 (the web server). We have brought this issue to the attention of the control panel developers, and we are working with them to resolve the issue.

In the meantime, only a small number of back-ups have been failing, not all of them. However, if you are concerned, please contact support and we will look at if or how your domain is affected. Thank-you.

NC031: Maintenance complete

2 May 2018 06:08:55 +0000

Server NC031 was down between 05:03 and 05:17 UTC while a patch for the Spectre vulnerability was applied.

NC023, NC027 and NC031: Spectre maintenance

25 April 2018 11:41:21 +0000

Per our previous blog post, three of our servers will be updated to address variants 1 and 2 of the Spectre vulnerability per the following schedule (start times) in chronological order:

As with the previous upgrades for the Meltdown vulnerability, the maintenance windows for each are two hours long, but we expect that each server will be down for much less than that. During the Meltdown maintenance the servers were down for between 13 and 19 minutes, and we expect much the same this time around.

Please click the links above to determine when this will be in your time zone.

During the maintenance of servers NC023 and NC027 you will not be able to send or receive email. Incoming email to your domain will be held on the sending servers until our mail server is back online, and will then be delivered to your accounts. No email will be lost. Please note that email to NinerNet will also be down during the maintenance on server NC027.

During the maintenance of server NC031 your website will be inaccessible, both to you and the public.

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.

NC031: Maintenance complete

18 January 2018 08:33:02 +0000

Server NC031 was down for maintenance between 07:00 and 07:19, and has been successfully updated with current patches. This phase of the maintenance protects against Meltdown; further maintenance for protection against Spectre will take place when patches for it have been developed.

Updates will be posted here.

NC031: Emergency server maintenance

17 January 2018 14:03:35 +0000

Per our previous blog post, the first of our servers to undergo updating is NC031, on which most clients’ website are hosted. The maintenance window is two hours’ long, but we expect that the server will be down for much less than that.

The maintenance window starts at:

Please click the link above to determine when this will be in your time zone.

Please note that the NinerNet website will also be down during the maintenance on server NC031.

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Systems at a Glance:


Loc.SystemStatusPing
Server NC020, Chicago, United States of America, OPERATIONAL.NC020OperationalPing
Server NC023, London, United Kingdom, OPERATIONAL.NC023OperationalPing
Server NC027, London, United Kingdom, INTERNAL.NC027InternalPing
Server NC028, Vancouver, Canada, INTERNAL.NC028InternalPing
Server NC031, Newark, United States of America, OPERATIONAL.NC031OperationalPing
Server NC033, Toronto, Canada., OPERATIONAL.NC033OperationalPing
Server NC034, Lusaka, Zambia, INTERNAL.NC034InternalPing
Server NC035, Sydney, Australia, PROVISIONING.NC035ProvisioningPing
Server NC036, Amsterdam, Netherlands, OPERATIONAL.NC036OperationalPing

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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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