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Outage Notification

[Resolved 12/14/2018] DSL Outage in Powhatan Secondary Area of Williamsburg

Verizon has confirmed an outage in the area of Powhatan Secondary in, Williamsburg, Virginia. The outage began after power was restored to the area, following the snowy weather and power outages on, Sunday, December 9th, 2018. Verizon has stated they have no ETR (Estimated Time of Resolution), at this time. We are waiting for further updates. We appreciate your patience.

[Update 12/18/2018] We have received an update that Verizon cleared this outage at the end of the day on 12/14/2018. All outage tickets were closed on Verizon’s side. Affected customers have reconnected.

[Updated 12:00am 12/8] Web Hosting Server Downtime (ServInt to Leaseweb Migration)

Note: Updates will be posted to the top of this page, with the previous messages further down…

[Update 12:00am 12/8/2018]
The server provider has resolved the mySQL database issues. Websites that use a mySQL database are, again, working properly. There remains a Plesk Control Panel license issue which prevents logging into the Plesk Control Panel to make changes. We have a trouble ticket open for this issue and are waiting for a resolution. With the exception of the license issues, it appears all services on the Plesk6 hosting server are back up and running.

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[Resolved] Mail Sending Issue 1:30PM 10/30/2018

Our e-mail server provider has posted a status update regarding a mail sending issue. They are currently working to resolve the issue…

Investigating – We are experiencing mail delivery issue at this time and are actively investigating the problem. We will post additional information as we receive it.
Oct 30, 17:45 UTC

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Cluster A And B Mail Incident Report

Update 4:00PM:

Our team has resolved the issues affecting our spam filtering service in both Cluster A and B.
All services are now back on-line for both Clusters.
Oct 30, 2018 – 19:54 UTC

[Resolved] DSL Outage in Williamsburg Area on 9/24/2018

[Updates will be added to the bottom of this post]

9/24/2018 4:00 PM – Verizon has confirmed that there is an outage affecting some DSL customers in the, Williamsburg, VA, area. The outage appears to have started around 1:30PM ET on, Monday, September 24th, 2018. Verizon has not provided an ETR (Estimated Time of Resolution), at this time, and we are waiting for an update. We appreciate your patience.

9/25/2018 10:00 AM – Affected customers have been able to reconnect, beginning late last night, and early this morning. We’re still waiting for confirmation from Verizon that the outage has been cleared. Affected customers may have to power off, and back on, their modem and router equipment, in order to reconnect.

9/26/2018 – We haven’t received any official word from Verizon that the outage has cleared, but we are assuming it has, because all affected customers have been able to reconnect as of the morning of 9/25.

[Completed!] Current Status of the E-mail Migration of 2018

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We are still making progress, and getting closer to completing the previously announced e-mail migration.

We will use this weblog (blog) post, here, to communicate the status of the migration, as progress is made. Once the migration is complete, we will post that information, here, and rename the title of this post to indicate the migration is complete. The migration IS NOT complete until we have made that announcement, here. Do not make any changes to your e-mail settings until we have announced that the migration is complete.

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Plesk Web Hosting Server Network Issues on 7/9/2018

On the evening of, Monday, 7/9/2018, some customers, with domains hosted on Widomaker’s Plesk hosting server, may have experienced slowness, or the temporary inability to reach their hosted website. This was caused by a network issue at the server and network provider. They reported they were under a DoS [Denial-of-Service] attack, They resolved the issue later in the evening.

DoS-Attack-7-9-18

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