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    Time to go ....

    If not fully functional by this evening it will be time to go to another host. I have been using arvix for an opencart install that my westhost account can't handle for a while now. No downtime at...
  2. ConfigServer Security & Firewall (csf) by default

    Why not install ConfigServer by default on all servers/vps with Russia being blocked? Everyone's lives will be better! My VPS has been a very peaceful place since I did this. And my stats won't be...
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    thanks - one might think this would be standard,...

    thanks - one might think this would be standard, it would make their lives (westhost) a lot easier.
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    Friggin Russians! IP blocking??

    is it possible to completely block all activity from Russia? Seems like all of my hack attempts come from Russia, I have hundreds of visits in my stats from .ru sites which skews my analytics. Then...
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    I was wrong! Level 2 was on it (Reed), solution...

    I was wrong! Level 2 was on it (Reed), solution (from Reed):

    I ran 'tail -f /var/log/maillog|grep auth:' while logging into webmail with the above information, and saw the following error:

    Dec ...
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    FAILED: exim on ...........

    For the second time in recent history my clients are without email. I lost a very important client the last time and expect to loose more this time. I have a ticket escalated to level 2, historically...
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    Baffling Mass Email Issue Pt 2

    I continue to get about a quarter of a million emails per day from russia. Just lost an important client over this.

    The emails rest in the Mail Queue as undeliverable due to the fact that the...
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    The emails are all in mail queue, sorry I figured...

    The emails are all in mail queue, sorry I figured I left something out. This is the only place where I can see this email. Right now there is about 100,000.

    "Do you have catch all turned on for...
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    Baffling Mass Email Issue

    I get about 200,000 emails a day via random non-existant email accounts from an existing domain, za@domain.com being one. They are from russia, there are about ten recipients per email and they come...
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    I am on the server that will take 2 weeks to...

    I am on the server that will take 2 weeks to recover. This time I am suing as this is due to gross incompetency.
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    What server am I on?

    Of course I searched for this first on the forum! I would love to track my latest outage on netstatus.westhost.com but have no clue what server I am on. If I enter my domain here "Which Server Hosts...
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    We had about six months of uptime, unfortunately...

    We had about six months of uptime, unfortunately people have short memories so today’s outage will seem like yesterday and I expect more lost clients.
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    I've never seen such gross incompetence in the...

    I've never seen such gross incompetence in the 15+ years since I've been in the business.
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    The only thing you can do is find a competent web...

    The only thing you can do is find a competent web hosting company! I'm looking myself ...
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    Don't use Westhost at this time!!

    I have used many hosting providers over the years (since 1993), Westhost by far has had the most downtime. What ever issues they have they seem to have no interest in resolving them. I wish I could...
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    Done with Westhost

    For anyone considering Westhost don't do it. Westhost is the most unreliable hosting company I have ever used. I'm done and moving on.
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    I'm still down - going on six hours....

    I'm still down - going on six hours. http://netstatus.westhost.com/ shows no servers down .... Someone please explain why there is no way to switch servers when this happens. Under no circumstances...
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    down again too

    I lost a major client recently due to server down time, I expect to lose more with this one. I should have moved to another host a long time ago .... now I'm afraid there will be no need for hosting...
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    Thanks for the update - I'd like to think...

    Thanks for the update - I'd like to think something is being done to make sure this never happens again. A very occasional short outage is to be expected but unacceptable does not come close to...
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    I might be done

    I have nothing but problems since the migration from MidPhase. For those clients that I offer hosting to I will recommend that they find other hosting, I am certain many are seeking alternative...
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    Email routing issue

    I have two accounts on my server - Account A uses POP3 - Account B uses MS Exchange. Email from Account A does not reach
    Account B. Since email from Account A ends up in the un-routable account for...
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    I too am a victim of the migration. I hope the...

    I too am a victim of the migration. I hope the lack of response from westhost is due to the acquisition of midphase accounts and will get better. I called midphase this morning - they answered...
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