AltME Network Status Notices
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2010 Oct 13 - Host Servers
We've been working with our service providers to increase even further
the performance of various world hosting servers.
2010 Oct 12 - Moved Various World Hosting and Web Servers
We've moved several of our servers, including our website and hosting servers.
2010 Feb 21 - Moving Primary Server
We are in the process of moving our main server including website, email, DNS, routing and other services.
We plan to minimize interruption, but some minor features may not be operational for several hours.
2009 Nov 30 - Changing Internet Address
We are changing our IP address for www.altme.com and www.safeworlds.com.
If you use a non-hosted (free) world, you will need to restart your AltME server this week in order to obtain the new IP address.
2009 Nov 16 - Primary Site
One of our primary servers blew out a network card. Network operations moved temporarily to a backup server. Service has been restored, but it may take a few hours for address caching activity stablize.
2009 Oct 21 - Primary Site
A primary network service went down. Service has been restored.
2009 Sep 30 - Hosting Services
The central server provider is encountering some delays and timeouts. Our engineers are investigating the problem.
2009 April 29 - Hosting Services
Our backbone server provider reports a problem: "We are experiencing temporary network issues. You should be able to contact your servers, but the connection may be slow. Our Network engineers are already working on it, and we will update as soon as the situation has been addressed. Thank you for your patience and understanding, Customer Service Team"
2008 July 22 - Hosting Services
Hosting server not responding. Rebooted.
2008 July 11 - Primary Site
World name server offline. Service restored.
2007 Aug 23 - Primary Site
CPU fan failed on Altme.com primary server. Service is back up, but server is scheduled for service this evening (PDT) to replace the fan.
2007 Mar 19, 9:30 PDT - Hosting Services
A backup generator failure at Superb Internet caused an outage that affected our
New York and Washington DC services.
According to Superb, their utility company accidently cut their power lines and their UPS and generators failed. (A repeat of the exact problem they had last October.)
2006 Nov 8, 12:00 PDT - Hosting Services
There is an outage affecting our east-coast, Washington DC based servers.
We are working with our server provider to restore service as soon as possible.
2006 Oct 6, 14:35 PDT - Hosting Services
An electrical outage in primary and backup systems has brought down our
east-coast based AltME hosting services. The power will be restored as
soon as possible. The server provider, Superb Internet, informs us that a
backup generator is on its way. We apologize for the inconvenience, and
we will update this page as we know more (be sure to press reload).
This outage affects a range of hosted AltME worlds, including
several that are hosted for REBOL Technologies. See
Power Outage Problem at Superb Internet
for more details.
Prior AltME Notices, 2003-2005