Author Archives: Jacques Chester

Today’s outage

Approximately 4 hours ago, Ozblogistan began to receive a very high level of traffic. During this period my performance tracking tools stopped working so it is difficult to tell how much traffic was received during the period. A few minutes … Continue reading

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We’re back

If you see this message, you’re on the new servers at the original providers. Moses ain’t got nothing on me.

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The Second Migration

That you can see this post means you’re on the new server. Welcome. There will be glitches — duplicates and the like. Sorry about the disruption, but I hoped you all enjoyed the kittens and the dalek.

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Trauma

Last night the Ozblogistan network slowed down and then began to “yo-yo” — stop working and then reappear cyclically. I have been becoming increasingly dissatisfied with WPEngine’s reliability and service. Tis was the straw that broke the camel’s back. So … Continue reading

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It’s broken

Hello everyone, your friendly Ozblogistan Tyrant here. Ozblogistan was moved to new servers on Monday night by some subcontractors. The ensuing few days have been a mess because the move was only incompletely successful. In particular, bloggers have been unable … Continue reading

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Disruption

Hello all, your friendly Ozblogistan Tyrant here. This weekend I will be performing one of the biggest changes made to Ozblogistan in several years. I am moving the site from its current home to a new one. The new service … Continue reading

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Hacked again

Hello all, your friendly Ozblogistan Tyrant here, abusing my multisite posting powers. This morning I received two independent reports of trojan warnings being given for two different Ozblogistan websites. After investigation, I have determined that the server was automatically compromised, … Continue reading

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