Category: Rimuhosting

  • 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?…

  • Dallas networking improvements

    This is a heads up about some networking improvements (at Dallas) we will be making over the weekend. In Dallas we take a network feed from our upstream providers.  That feeds into our ‘core’ networking gear.  And we distribute it from that core gear to the cabinets we operate in Dallas.  The core gear is…

  • 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 for it. If it accepts mail for every domain then its fairly easy for somebody…

  • 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 questions about retaining your data after the reinstall). If you don’t want to reinstall an…

  • 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 hammering the new features.  :) Selecting your VPS kernel bit-edness (32bit or 64bit) is one…

  • 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 another couple of months, so we really happy that he won. We decided because we…

  • 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 in the US and the UK. So a couple of weeks back had our San…

  • 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 worth of VPS hosting credits. Visit http://tinyurl.com/twittercredits for more info! Click for an easy retweet…

  • 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 on the 12th of November 2009, he was the one who created the VPS infrastructure…

  • Postfixadmin – debian – mysql and errors

    A lot of our users use postfixadmin, it means email users are in the database, its easy to use, easy to admin. However the setup can be a little tricky for those not used to it. If you want to have a go doing it yourself, we have a great tutorial here http://rimuhosting.com/knowledgebase/linux/mail/postfixadmin Today however…