Monthly Archives: November 2009

Debugging broken mail daemons

Getting bounced mail? here let me try and explain a few of the more common problems. Have you added the domain to accept mail? You need to add the domain into the mail server so it knows to accept email … Continue reading

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Karmic Koala VPS Images Available

The latest 6 monthly Ubuntu build, Karmic Koala, was released to the public on Oct, 29th.  That is now an option when ordering a new VPS  or for a fresh install on an existing VPS (contact us if you have … Continue reading

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32bit or 64bit – Choose Your VPS Kernel

Sometimes we roll out new features in our control panel without announcing them.  We usually do this so that we see a trickle of new users initially which helps identify any bugs or missing functionality before the entire userbase starts … Continue reading

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Pacman Cookies at Rimuhosting.com

Last night i spent a while making Pacman cookies, i brought them into the office today. The idea originated from when i was making Xmas Mince pies, i cut the circle then cut a V out so i wouldn't have … Continue reading

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apache modules to help keep your system steady

libapache2-mod-bw - bandwidth limiting module This module allows you to limit bandwidth usage on every virtual host or directory or to restrict the number of simultaneous connections. The bandwidth control, for example, can be configured according to the criteria: origin … Continue reading

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Twitter Competition – Who won?

The randomly chosen main prize of $100 VPS Hosting credit went to a guy called Simon W  @simon_w - http://simon.geek.nz/ Simon had been desperate to get away from shared hosting. He couldn't afford to move to his own VPS for … Continue reading

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RimuHosting launches NZ-based VPS hosting

I am happy to announce RimuHosting is now offering NZ-based VPS hosting. The plans are listed at http://rimuhosting.com/auckland-servers RimuHosting is an NZ company.  But we have never hosted servers from NZ-before.  Most of our customers (and therefore servers) are over … Continue reading

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WordPress Update Script – 2.8.6 and WordPress MU 2.8.5.2

New WordPress came out last Friday,  Sorry about the delay updating the script. This script will update all instances of wordpress that are not the most current. Run it as root, it will make backups in /root/wp_upgrades of both databases … Continue reading

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Twitter competition: Win $100 worth of RimuHosting hosting credits

For a bit of fun RimuHosting is giving away a $100 VPS hosting credit.  For example, that is 5 months' worth of MiroVPS1 hosting  for your  own website! To enter just re-tweet this message: RT: @rimuhosting is giving away $100 … Continue reading

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RimuHosting takes over the operation of HostingDirect’s VPSs

Today RimuHosting has entered into an agreement to take over the operation of HostingDirect's VPSs and their billing. Ben Simpson of Hosting Direct emailed some of his VPS customers today saying: Morgan from Hosting Direct will be leaving the team … Continue reading

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