Plan pricing in NZD, USD, GBP and AUD

Historically all our server prices were denominated in US dollars. We have just updated our plans so that new orders are denominated in currency of the country where the server is located.  i.e. NZ-based servers in NZD, Oz-based serves in AUD, and London-based servers in GBP. Typically customers ordering servers in those locations we live… Continue reading Plan pricing in NZD, USD, GBP and AUD

Remember to Check Domain Expiration Dates

Today's post isn't anything technical; it's somewhat of a public service announcement instead. Your domain registrar likely emails you when your domain is nearing the end of its life (at least the end of its life in your possession). What if that email is caught in your spam filter or goes to a non-existent address?… Continue reading Remember to Check Domain Expiration Dates

Quick and easy iptables blocking and firewalling basics

A customer emailed in today had noticed somebody trying to hack or crash his VPS. He tracked it down to one particular IP address but didnt know how to block him. There are several things you can do to block him, the long term solution and better option is probably using a firewall like iptables.… Continue reading Quick and easy iptables blocking and firewalling basics