[Fixed] Mailbox17 inaccessible

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The server is currently not accessible. We are looking into the issue and will resolve as quickly as possible.

2018-05-22 17:08 UTC: We have identified the problem and are working as fast as possible to bring the machine back online.

2018-05-22 18:36 UTC: We have done a chassis swap and importing the data.

2018-05-22 19:56 UTC: The server is back online.

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[Done] Scheduled maintenance on our ticketing system on Sunday, April the 22nd

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On Sunday, 22nd of April, between 11:00 and 12:00 UTC, we will be migrating our ticketing system to new hardware.

During this time our ticketing system will be unavailable. You will not be able to raise new tickets, nor reply or review old ones.

We expect total downtime to be less than 30 minutes.

2018-04-22 12:10 UTC: We are starting the maintenance.

2018-04-22 12:42 UTC: The maintenance has been successfully completed.

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[Done] Emergency Europe network maintenance on March 27-28, 2018

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On March 27-28, 2018 between 22:30 UTC and 1:00 UTC we will be performing
emergency network maintenance on our Europe based servers.

Connectivity to the servers will be interrupted for up to 30 minutes during the
maintenance window.

2018-03-28 03:12 UTC: The maintenance has been successfully completed.

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Unexpected downtime for Web463.

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We had a brief period of downtime while we restarted the hardware. Web463 should be back online.

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[Done] Emergency maintenance on Web572 on Sunday, March 4, 2018

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Web572 will be taken down to replace a failing memory module Sunday, March 4, 2018 between 00:00 and 01:00. The expected downtime should be 15 minutes or less.

2018-03-04 00:58 UTC: The maintenance is complete and the server is back online.

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[Fixed] Control panel, API, and website down

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Our control panel server is currently not responding. This also affects the control panel API and www.webfaction.com. We’re working to restore service and will update this post when more info is available.

2018-01-06 07:04 UTC: The Control panel, API, and website are back online.

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CPU Vulnerabilities: Meltdown & Spectre

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Researchers disclosed a security vulnerability affecting side-channel analysis of speculative execution on modern computer processors (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, and CVE-2017-5754). This issue affects home computers, phones, tablets and servers. As such, nearly everyone who uses such a device is affected. Our team is working on mitigating this, but we expect to have to reboot every machine shortly in order to protect your data.

We are looking to reboot every machine in our fleet at non-business hours over the next few days, we will soon contact you to let you know of the emergency maintenance window we have allocated for your machine.

We will keep you updated on this serious issue and give you as much notice for any emergency reboots as we possibly can.

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-5715
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-5753
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-5754

We will keep this thread updated and apologize in advance for the inconvenience. Should you have any questions about this maintenance, feel free to open a support ticket and our team will be happy to help.

2018-01-05 17:28 UTC: All Singapore shared servers have been updated and rebooted.

2018-01-05 22:44 UTC: All EU shared and dedicated servers have been updated and rebooted.

2018-01-06 13:56 UTC: All USA shared and dedicated servers have been updated and rebooted.

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[Done] Control Panel and API maintenance Monday, September 4th 2017

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On Monday, 4 September 2017  between 11:00 and 12:00 UTC, we will perform maintenance on our Control Panel.

During this time, the Control Panel and API will be temporarily unavailable. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience. Should you have any questions about this maintenance, feel free to open a support ticket and our support team will be happy to help.

2017-09-04 12:01 UTC: We are starting the maintenance.

2017-09-04 13:49 UTC: The maintenance is now over. Thank you for your patience, and if there are any issues please feel free to contact support by opening a ticket.

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[Done] Emergency maintenance on Web564

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We are taking down Web564 to replace a failed memory module. Downtime should be 15 minutes or less.

2017-08-20 16:13 UTC: Shutting down the machine.

2017-08-20 16:25 UTC: The memory has been replaced and server is back online.

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[Done] Scheduled maintenance on Sunday, July 16, 2017 on Web599

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We will be performing power maintenance on Web599 between 23:00 UTC July 16, 2017 and 00:00 UTC July 17, 2017.

Connectivity to the server will be interrupted for up to one hour during the maintenance window. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience. Should you have any questions about this maintenance, feel free to open a support ticket and our support team will be happy to help.

2017-07-17 00:08 UTC: The maintenance has begun.

2017-07-17 00:21 UTC: The maintenance is complete.

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