Plesk 10 – redirect problem

We have a few people using Plesk 10, and there has been one notable bug with new installs and upgrades. Plesk has decided to redirect after the login to the server https://hostname:11444/relay Whilst this is fine if your hostname is a valid domain name that points to your server, this can be problematic for new… Continue reading Plesk 10 – redirect problem

WordPress mass update script 3.1

This script will search /var/www (changeable in a variable) for any wordpress installs and make sure its upgraded to the latest version. It will run a backup to /root/wp_upgrade/ of all files and database before doing anything with the site in case of major catastrophe (make sure you have spare disk space if your sites… Continue reading WordPress mass update script 3.1

Christchurch Earthquake Assistance

Yesterday Christchurch was hit by a devastating earthquake.  Our thoughts go out to family and friends and everyone down there. RimuHosting is nestled safe in Cambridge far away from the earthquake.  We feel far removed and frankly a little frustrated at our inability to do much to help our fellow kiwis. What we do have,… Continue reading Christchurch Earthquake Assistance

Improved VPS reboot/powercycles

Customers have been able to restart their VPSs (or powercycle them) from the RimuHosting control panel.  We have updated and ajaxified the reboot functionality to provide better feedback on the process and improve the user experience.  Check it out the next time you need a VPS restart.

WordPress mass update script 3.05

From the guys at wordpress We've fixed a pretty critical vulnerability in WordPress' core HTML sanitation library, and because this library is used lots of places it's important that everyone update as soon as possible. I realize an update during the holidays is no fun, but this one is worth putting down the eggnog for.… Continue reading WordPress mass update script 3.05

Data transfer reporting page (new RimuHosting control panel feature)

We have added a new data transfer reporting page.  It show data transfer usage for each server for the last 50-odd days.  With a summary for this and last month. At the moment this page only shows useful information for your Dallas-based VPS and dedicated servers.  Our networking setup in Dallas permits us to watch… Continue reading Data transfer reporting page (new RimuHosting control panel feature)

Introducing Launchtime tailored pricing plans

RimuHosting is proud to introduce the Launchtime tailored pricing algorithm.  This algorithm is an alternative to 'fixed' pricing plans.  And it will be a key tool for us to provide more affordable, fairer and more flexible pricing. Traditional hosting 'fixed' pricing plans offer a set of plans to choose from.  Sometimes (but not always) with… Continue reading Introducing Launchtime tailored pricing plans