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Robert Oliver
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CEO, Published Author, Journalist, Web Designer, Pogrammer, and Musician
CEO, Published Author, Journalist, Web Designer, Pogrammer, and Musician

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Ruby and PHP Upgrades on Shared Hosting Servers
On July 1st, 2015, we will be upgrading Ruby on our cPanel shared hosting servers from 1.8.7 to 2.2. We will also be upgrading Passenger to the latest version on that date, which will be in the 5.0.x series.  This change will be done to offer native support...

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vm2.ocsservers.com Host Issues
We have a virtual server host (vm2) that is experiencing hardware issues at this time, causing downtime for up to 5% of our customers.  Two of the drives in the RAID-10 array are experiencing errors, so data is being cloned now to an entire set of new drive...

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Shared Hosting Server Upgrades - Aries / Venus
The servers Aries and Venus will be decommissioned by Jan 1st, 2015.  In the case of Aries, a cPanel server, your website will be moved automatically to a newer server with no disruption.  For Venus (Webmin) customers, we sent out notices of the upcoming mi...

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Legacy VDS Host Reboot
To complete kernel upgrades on our legacy VDS hosting systems, we will need to reboot the host machines.  We will be doing this on October 28th from 2 AM to 4 AM CDT.  Each machine will be rebooted and the hosts restarted as well.  The amount of downtime wi...

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Shellshock Update
As of September 26th, 2014, all OCS servers are patched against the Shellshock Bash bug.  All servers managed by OCS have been updated as well.  If you host a Linux server with us and we do not manage your server, please run the following commands: Debian /...

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Network Maintenance - August 5th, 2014
We will be performing urgent network maintenance during a window beginning August 5th, at 11 PM CDT for a period of up to 5 hours.  We do not expect any significant disruption to service during this time, but there may be some momentary packet loss to some ...

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Network Maintenance - August 3rd, 2014
Some of our customers will experience minor disruptions to network traffic in the early morning of August 3rd, 2014.  This maintenance cycle will start at 1 AM CDT and should finished by 5 AM CDT.  During this time, several brief (up to 5 minute disruptions...

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Urgent Server Maintenance - Aquarius Shared Hosting Server
We will be upgrading Aquarius this evening to increase performance on this server.  This upgrade will require two reboots - the first of which being very brief (less than 5 minutes), and the second involving about an hour of downtime.  We will perform the f...
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