Blacknight Hosting Network Status Service announcements and related posts from the Blacknight technical team

  • Control Panel Maintenance
    by Alan Corrigan on 11th June 2019 at 4:03 pm

    The blacknight control panel https://cp.blacknight.com will be unavailable for some essential updates at the following times: 18th June Tuesday morning June from 4am-8am19th June Wednesday morning from 6am-8am Shared hosting will remain online and unaffected during these maintenance windows. […]

  • Cloud 1 control panel scheduled maintenance
    by Tony Doherty on 7th June 2019 at 7:59 am

    We will be taking https://cloud1.blacknight.com offline for a brief period to install some critical security updates on the control panel. This will not affect the virtual servers on the cloud1 platform , however customers will be unable to manage their servers whilst the control panel is offline. We expect the maintenance to take approximately 30 […]

  • Hosted Exchange issues
    by Tony Doherty on 6th June 2019 at 11:06 am

    We are seeing some issues with delayed inbound mail delivery on our Hosted Exchange Platform. Engineers are currently investigating the issue and we will update this post as soon as we have more information. Update : 13:39 – Engineers have resolved the issue and mail is now flowing as expected […]

  • Network Maintenance – BT Citywest
    by Ronan Daly on 28th May 2019 at 2:16 pm

    We are scheduling two maintenance windows to upgrade the version of IOS-XR on our core routers in BT Citywest. These maintenance windows will impact a number of services for the duration. Customers may experience brief periods of packet loss and increased latency as the network re-converges. Services in BT Citywest should be considered at risk […]

  • Network Maintenance – Equinix DB2
    by Ronan Daly on 28th May 2019 at 2:10 pm

    We are scheduling a maintenance window to upgrade the version of IOS-XR on a core router in Equinix DB2. This will impact our Telia IP Transit for the duration. Customers may experience brief periods of packet loss and increased latency as the network re-converges. Date: 2019-06-01 08:00 – 2019-06-01 14:00 IST (UTC+1)Data Centre: Equinix DB2Impact: […]

  • Updates to Linux Shared hosting
    by Alan Corrigan on 27th May 2019 at 8:33 am

    We will be performing a number of reboots over the course of the next two weeks on Linux shared hosting nodes in order to install critical security updates. We will attempt to keep disruption to a minimum however there will be some short outages ( 10-15 minutes ) on the Linux shared hosting platform starting […]