Phones Down

Our business telephones are down at present.  We get our telephone service from Comcast and Comcast is broken at the moment and can’t schedule anyone until tomorrow afternoon.

If you can’t get through on our phones, please e-mail instead.  Fortunately, I have a T1 to our co-location facility so I do have another way of getting to e-mail and our hosts.

Maintenance 6/7/2014 00:05-02:00 AM

I will be rebooting and taking machines out of service for imaging early Saturday morning on June 7th, 2014.

There will be an initial outage that affects all services when the main file server is rebooted, lasting about 15 minutes, and then after that individual machines will be taken down, imaged, and rebooted.

Century Link DSL Customers – Maintenance Outage

This is a maintenance outage for the company we use to provide DSL back haul for DSL Customers on CenturyLink circuits. This outage will affect the greater Seattle area.

Date: 6/2/2014
Start time: 10:59 pm PDT
End time: 12:00 am PDT
Affected: Internet Transit in Seattle


Maintenance is being performed make adjustments to the core router in Seattle. This requires a reboot of the core router and customers should expect around 15 minutes of downtime.

Bored Chinese

Since putting fail2ban in place, nearly all of the brute force password attacks have been out of China, a handful from Viet Nam.


The IP has just been banned by Fail2Ban after
5 attempts against SSH.

Here are more information about

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