02 May 2009

Site Outage 25-04-2009 - 02-05-2009

VIRTUALVCP.COM was down between 25-04-2009 and 02-05-2009 due to a firewall failure in my hosting environment whilst I was away on vacation with my family in South Africa. On the 25th of April, I noticed that my mobile phone stopped communicating with my active sync email server. I soon realised that the problem affected the entire hosting environment, including www.virtualvcp.com and www.vi-pedia.com.

As I was almost 10,000km away from home, I was left with no other choice than to wait until I could get back to the UK to resolve the issue.If you are reading this article from www.virtualvcp.com, it's obvious that the problem has now been resolved. I will now have to go back to the drawing board to work on a redundant connection to my hosting environment. At this moment in time, my websites do not generate enough unique hits per day to justify me moving the sites to a dedicated hosting environment. Once I get 3000+ visits per day, then I may look into moving out.

I do apologise for the down time of this website. It is against my personal  beliefs to have an unreachable website, even for an hour, but my hands were tied in this case. Thank you again for visiting www.virtualvcp.com. Keep checking back for some content on vSphere. I am now well rested and ready for some good blog'n! 

 

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Rynardt Spies
VMware Workspace One sure does look interesting. I'll definitely be investigating that one.
Rynardt Spies
@Twickersmatt lol, well to elaborate... SSO 5.1, vCAC5.x, VROPS all versions, Hyperic, I could go on but I'm in a good mood so I won't.
Rynardt Spies
@Twickersmatt Then again, VMware could've bought them & we would've had another half baked release of something poor, be thankful. #SwiftKey
Rynardt Spies
@Twickersmatt would be easy...If i had thoughts.
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