Updates and Upgrades

The kernel was upgraded to 2.6.32-773.26.1.lve1.4.43Changelog since 2.6.32-673.26.1.lve1.4.35: fixed "Provides" field to avoid issues while updating; external modules like e1000e, ixgbe, etc. are now built as KABI modules; LVE module is now built in kernel. cPanel has been upgraded to the v68 tier bringing improvements in speed, security ... Read More »

3rd Nov 2017
Bad Rabbit

Yet another ransomware attack is spreading across Europe.Dubbed Bad Rabbit , the malware spreads from drive-by downloads which then have to be manually executed to install the malware.The malware dropper pretends to be an Adobe Flash Installer and is currently being distributed by a number of news and media websites.Be especially careful ... Read More »

24th Oct 2017
Upgrade to MariaDB 10.1.28

We have upgraded our systems to MariaDB 10.1.28. which will be actively supported by the MariaDB development team until October 31, 2020 Notable Changes Updates XtraDB updated to 5.6.37-82.2 TokuDB updated to 5.6.37-82.2 Bug Fixes MDEV-13787: Crash in persistent stats wsrep_on (thd=0x0) MDEV-13899: IMPORT TABLESPACE may corrupt ... Read More »

28th Sep 2017
New Kernel

Kernel was updated to version 2.6.32-773.26.1.lve1.4.35.el6.x86_64. This addresses CVE-2017-1000253. CVE-2017-1000253A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel loaded ELF executables. Provided that an application was built as Position Independent Executable (PIE), the loader could allow part of that application's data segment to map over the ... Read More »

27th Sep 2017
Necessary Network Maintenance.

Our data-centre has indicated that they will be performing necessary preventative maintenance to be conducted Tuesday 26th September 00.30hrs to 01.30hrs British Summer Time, (GMT +1). This will affect customers connected via EDGE 1. Possibly resulting in a minor loss in connectivity for a few minutes. It is possible, that customers connected via ... Read More »

25th Sep 2017
CCleaner 5.33

If you are one of the estimated 2.27 million users that downloaded or updated CCleaner 5.33 (and possibly also CCleaner Cloud version 1.07.3191) distributed by Avast Anti-virus Software, you may have got more that you bargained for.It was discovered that these versions were infected with a covert back door capable of spying on everything you did ... Read More »

18th Sep 2017
Upgrade to MariaDB 10.1.26

We have upgraded our systems to MariaDB 10.1.26. which will be actively supported by the MariaDB development team until October 31, 2020Notable features include: Improved InnoDB performance. UNION ALLs can now be executed without a temporary table. Full details may be found at ... Read More »

12th Sep 2017
Changes to Nameserver IP addresses

Due to rearranging our IP pool, we are obliged to change our NameServer IP's as detailed below:ns1.rpvw.com  85.13.229.4 ns2.rpvw.com  85.13.229.5Anyone not using our registrar for their domains may need to update their Nameserver records in their own registrar.We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause.If you need any further ... Read More »

4th Sep 2017
Upgrades to LiteSpeed

We upgraded our Apache Server API (the interface between the web server and PHP) to LiteSpeed V6.11 - this should reduce the time it takes for the web server to process PHP scripts and enhance the visitor experience to any PHP site.

25th Aug 2017
BoldGrid website builder now included in Softaculous

BoldGrid is now included in our Softaculous installer for Wordpress.Bringing user friendly screens, and drag and drop functionality to building professional looking websites using the Wordpress content management systemPerfect for first time website owners and professionals alike, BoldGrid and Wordpress will give you all the tools you need.Check ... Read More »

30th Jun 2017