7th May 14:20 (UK/London) The UK NAT (mininode2) is being rebooted, following a large scale attack the node became unstable, work will continue this evening if the reboot does not restore full functionality Update: 19:18 - 7th May 14:20 (UK/London) - there has been significant corruption to the disk images, repairs are in progress. Update: ... Read More »
04th May 2020 - 11:00amWith the Covid-19 pandemic the stress on resources has increased significantly, the network throughput and disk demands have literally gone up by 5 times in some cases, this has highlighted a number of issues one of which is balancing, as you will appreciate it is impossible to know which customers will make which demands on ... Read More »
09:45AM UK/London - 28th April 2020The issue with IPv6 in London is known, it is being worked on and I hope to have it back up and running by the end of the day, the issue was caused by the switch being overwhelmed when over a billion IPv6 addresses were used maliciously to scrape google.It was not an Inception Hosting customer that caused this ... Read More »
09:30am - 22nd March (UK/London time) The issues on VZ23 (USA - Phoenix - OpenVZ 7) are known. A container has gone in to an unkillable loop generating a huge amount of disk iops, this is causing significant load for other containers/vps on the server. Attempts are being made to remedy this now without having to do a full reboot, if it is not ... Read More »
08:10am 19th Feb 2020 (UK/London) UK OpenVZ Node 27 (VZ27) requires a reboot, a complex DDOS attack hit the server last night pushing the server load up to almost 900 before mitigation measures were put in place. Sadly the performance has not returned to normal leaving the only real option to be a reboot. Sorry for the inconvenience service ... Read More »
23:05pmAn uninterruptible process related to the LVM metadata has got stuck in a loop on the server which has bee silently eating up available ram and CPU time on the node, the issue causing it to loop has been resolved however it may take several hours for this to self right.It will be assessed again in the morning, improvements can already be ... Read More »
Email sent to all impacted users below: ONLY XEN IS IMPACTED. Good Afternoon, As of the 28th February 2020 Inception Hosting Limited will no longer be providing or maintaining any UK XEN Based virtual servers, it has been somewhere in the region of 3 years since a single Xen based package has been sold as most people have migrated to KVM. It ... Read More »
Due to some issues caused by a container on the host node the server is being rebooted to restore service to normal.
Disruption expected to be over within 60 minutes, process started at 16:00 01st dec (UK/London time)
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16th Nov 2019 - 22:15 (UK-London)
The Netherlands NAT OpenVZ service requires a restart to resolve performance related issues.
The reboot is being performed within the next 15 minutes and services should be restored within the hour.