20 March, 2015
16 March, 2015
Oak is due to move home on 18th March and it's IP address will change again. There may be a 24hr delay as DNS catches up. As usual, please report any problems.
Update: Oak has moved. There may be a 24hr delay with DNS as caches expire. [2015-03-19]
27 February, 2015
oak.waxworlds.org) being temporarily
assigned a dynamic IP address, it has been listed in the SORBS DUHL spam
This is being persued with SORBS. I will post updates as they become available.
Update: SORBS will not unblacklsit oak while it has a dynamic IP address. It will move to a static address on 17th March. Appologies for any inconvenience in the meantime. [2015-03-09]
Update: This issue should be resolved after the forthcoming move. Appologies for any inconveniences. [2015-03-16]
21 December, 2014
Oak's IP address has changed again, following the recent unexpected outage. All services should be up and running again now though. Please report any problems.
27 April, 2014
25 April, 2014
We should be changing the service provider for
oak.waxworlds.org some time
oaks static IP address will change again. There may be a temporary
disruption to services as this occurs. Most noticeably, email and jabber are
handled by oak.
Update: oak is now down until this evening. [2014-04-25]
Update: DNS has been reconfigured with the new IP address, but may take a few hours to catch up. [2014-04-25]
Update: Everything is working again (barring DNS catching up). [2014-04-25]
6 April, 2014
Our service provider is changing the static IP address of
in the next few days. There may be a temporary disruption to services as this
occurs. Most noticeably, email and jabber are handled by oak. I'll update as
there is more information.
Update: oak is down and will remain so until this evening. [2014-04-08]
Update: oak is back up with its new IP address (although there will be a delay as DNS catches up). [2014-04-09]
1 July, 2013
Over the next few weeks the software running on all the servers will be upgraded to Debian 7. This should be uneventful, insofar as users are concerned, but please let me know if you find something that isn't working as expected.
Update: ash has been upgraded. [2013-07-23]
Update: oak has been upgraded. [2013-08-22]
Update: The issue with authenticating to send emails from outside of the network has been fixed. [2013-08-27]
1 December, 2012
As planned, the waxworlds.org root certificate was changed today, to avoid it expiring. All service certificates have also been replaced for ones signed by the new root certificate. The new root certificate will expire in 2100, so I shouldn't need to replace it again any time soon.
29 November, 2012
Apologies to anyone having difficulty accessing waxworlds.org services (in particular, jabber and mail). Our service provider has had a routing problem since the early hours of this morning. See their fault status page for more information.
Update: The issue seems to have been fixed. [1pm]