Apr 21st Server migration
Today we have been migrating services over to a new server today. There have been a few very brief outages as individual services transitioned but not long enough for anyone to notice.
Apr 8th Heartbleed Vulnerability
The Art Farm was fortunate to be barely affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability. We were not using the affected versions of OpenSSL on publicly exposed interfaces. We did however update all our SSL enabled daemons anyway, and reissued the SSL certs.
Apr 30th Email security
In the past several months, there has been an uptick in email accounts being compromised and used to send spam. To increase the security of your account, there are two measures every email user should take immediately: Replace your password with a secure one Use only encrypted email connections Turn on encryption: Instructions for configuring ... Read More »
Oct 15th Data center relocation was a success
Everything went well for last nights data center move. Everything looks good from our end. If you see anything out of the ordinary, report it right away.
Oct 7th Planned maintenance outage
Update: The move has been postponed until Friday Oct. 14th.
The server will be offline from 10-11:45PM CST on Friday, Oct. 7th. The machine is being physically moved between data centers as part of a planned migration.
You are now able to 'white list' or 'black list' individual email addresses via SquirrelMail. White listing will allow emails to be sent to your in-box that may currently be being sent to your 'spam' box. Black listing will add an email address to the spam filters keeping the messages from that addresses from reaching your in box.
On May 22nd, we upgraded the billing and account management software. The management of this new software is superior in nearly every way to what we were using. We also think that the client portions (the part you see) of the interface are much easier and more friendly to use than the old one. Please let us know what you think?As part of the ... Read More »