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July 28th, 2011
July 28th, 2011

DFH server back online

After an all night session ending at 6:30am Saskatchewan time the new DFH server is up and running.
July 27th, 2011
July 27th, 2011

DFH Server has unrecoverable crash

DFH server #4 becomes unresponsive and requires a complete rebuild of new server.
May 5th, 2011
May 5th, 2011

Mail relay takes a break.

In the early afternoon our mail relay decided to stop forwarding mail. The issue was rectified at approx 4:00pm Saskatchewan time.
April 23rd, 2011
April 23rd, 2011

Amazon EC2 Outage and Recovery

Understanding the recent Amazon Cloud outage.

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From the early morning April 21st until late at night April 23rd the Amazon Cloud suffered a massive outage at their Virginia data center. This is the location where our shared hosting server is located and as such this outage disrupted service for most all of our customers. This server is now back in operation and functioning normally.
March 14th, 2011
March 14th, 2011

Mail Server Down Once Again

Data circuit interruption has disrupted mail server traffic again.

It has been proven to be another trouble with the same data circuit that is causing the outgoing mail top be blocked. We are working with our ISP to get this resolved ASAP.
March 9th, 2011
March 9th, 2011

Mail server restored

Data circuit programming restored

A brief explanation of the problem to our data service provider resulted in a fairly quick fix.
March 9th, 2011
March 9th, 2011

Mail Server Down

Data circuit interruption has disrupted mail server traffic.

We are currently working with our data service provider to rectify this service outage. The mail server itself is up and running but due to a connectivity issue (most likely a programming error) no mail is being sent out.
October 16th, 2010
October 16th, 2010

Server maintenance window concluded on DFH#4

Server maintenance on DFH#4 has been completed with the upgrading of MySQL to 5.1 and PHP to 5.3.3 (latest stable versions). The upgrade did take longer than anticipated but in the end provided a measurable performance improvement on the server.
June 16th, 2010
June 16th, 2010

E-mail maintenance and SPAM filtering

June 14th was the day for some routine mail server maintenance that ended up causing mail interruption and the spam filtering software to lock up. The maintenance cleared over 600,000 backed up spam mails from the server.
September 29th, 2009
September 29th, 2009

DFH#3 Plesk and webmail issues

During the routine maintenance a session file for Plesk has become "locked" and at the moment is unchangeable. As such Plesk cannot be started on the server.
September 14th, 2007
September 14th, 2007

Update!! Offsite backup server back online.

Offsite backup server off line.

Update!! The backup server is back online. The troubles were traced to a faulty ethernet switch that would intermittantly pass traffic. The switch has been replaced and all traffic is flowing properly.
July 22nd, 2007
July 22nd, 2007

Plesk interface DFH#3

The Plesk interface on server DFH#3 has been fully restored.

The Plesk interface on server DFH#3 has been fully restored. If you are still experiencing troubles please contact us at info@darkfrenchhost.com
July 22nd, 2007
July 22nd, 2007

Plesk inteface DFH#3

Plesk interface back with limited functionality

Plesk interface is back on DFH#3 but with limited functionality. We are continuing to work to restore full funtionality without having any down time.
July 19th, 2007
July 19th, 2007

Plesk interface unavailable

As of 8:00 pm CST the Plesk interface on DFH#3 has been unavailable.

As of 8:00 pm CST the Plesk interface on DFH#3 has been unavailable. We are  currently working to restore this functionality.
June 27th, 2007
June 27th, 2007

Server reboot

As of 6:15am Saskatchewan time 2007-06-27 (not daylight savings time) DFH server #3 was rebooted due to unresponsiveness. Since the reboot it has been functioning normally.
May 27th, 2005
May 27th, 2005

Server Maintenance Complete

The server maintenance scheduled for this morning has been complete and all servers are online and functioning normally.
May 27th, 2005
May 27th, 2005

Server Maintenance

Server maintenance is scheduled for 6:00am Saskatchewan time 2005/05/27. We hope that this is does not cause any
August 31st, 2004
August 31st, 2004

No problems to report

Currently all servers are running normally with no problems to report.
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