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Dec 2016 News Letter

Wishing all clients a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year

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The North Canterbury Quake Nov 2016

It was another rude awakening for us encountering a 7.8 quake approximately 5 km from where we live.
The quake started in the geographical region of Rotherham heading up the east coast of the South Island.
Times like these test the infrastructure you think is safe until you have no power. Some areas were cut off by massive slips like Kaikoura.

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A New Server

The quake shook plans a little as we had originally decided to do this in August then shifted this to November.
The plan is now for December/January 2017 depending on what other events may be thrown at us.
There is no way of getting around technical jargon, so here is the brief version:-

For some there may be some disruption to your web hosting and emails as accounts are shifted. For most people, you will not notice anything.

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New Server

New Server

Technology is a moving target, especially with web servers. We are going with CPANEL using CloudLinux plus the CloudLinux mod_lsapi module. The new server will have Greater disk storage using SSD technology - in plain English this speeds the server up. More memory which is a plus. A faster operating system allowing different versions of PHP. (PHP 5.5 is the planned …

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Filtering Email Attachments

Filtering Email Attachments

A lot of emails received today contain affected zip files The server scans attachments but only up to a certain size, otherwise the server will slow right down. Hackers normally send through other infected computers sending larger attachments. You can set a filter in CPANEL under the email section to get rid of these. Choose either Global to apply for all …

Read more.

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No idea of what what this is all about?

If you have questions please contact me at mike@nzservers.com

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