Apple Pay is now accepted

If you're device supports it, you can now pay your invoices with Apple Pay.

31st Jul 2017
Let's Encrypt TLS certificates

We've replaced nearly all our TLS/SSL certificates with new automatically-renewing ones from Let's Encrypt. We have discontinued all certificate sales and we are rolling out SSL certs for all web sites.

22nd Jan 2017
hard drive updates

Today we completed the transition to a larger mirrored pair of disks. Later today we'll have a period of downtime while we apply firmware updates to the system as well.

23rd Oct 2016
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.

21st Apr 2014
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.

8th Apr 2014
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 »

30th Apr 2013
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.

15th Oct 2011
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.

7th Oct 2011
User configurable spam filtering via SquirrelMail

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.

16th Aug 2010
Upgraded billing & and account management

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 »

22nd May 2008