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Super Fast Hosting Servers !

Looking after our clients hosting needs is something we take very seriously at Cada Media Ltd and we are always looking towards the future,  so we can keep them up to date with the latest technology and internet speeds. We have worked hard with the brilliant team in Blacknight including, Paul, Michele, Janathan, Tara, Alan, Derek, Niamh, Gianni to name a few, who manage our dedicated services. The latest edition to the Cada Media hosting plat …

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Server Disk Replaced

We would just like to let our customers know that we have replaced one of the hard disks on the main hosting server last night. The server in question has a number of disks that mirror their data. One of disks was running slowly and so it has been replaced. All sites tested and working fine. Regards Dave

Server Upgrade #2

We are upgrading again! Yes, I know, it means about 10 minutes of downtime and a pain in the backside for you and me, but hey it will all be worth it in the end. As mentioned previously speed is getting to be a vital issue with many applications now running on-line and our clients are asking each week can we speed up the hosting servers to help with the requirements of new emerging software applications such as CCTV …

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Three outgoing SMTP mail server

Wow what fun we have with sending mail via the various broadband providers in Ireland. As you might be aware receiving an email is usually no problem and people get mail via the email provider, so Eircom customers get mail from and most companies get mail from etc. I have spoken about this before arising in questions about which smtp server to use etc Sending mail is different. In order to cut down …

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Server Upgrade Today!

Hi folks, Quick notice that at 13:30 today the server will be down for 15 minutes while we carry out an upgrade. It will be back on-line when the installation is complete. Apologies for late notice, but this is a necessary upgrade for all concerned. More details once it is completed .

Server RAID system back online

Just a quick note to let our hosting customers know that our main hosting server is back on-line as of last night at 1:45am. The server has a multiple hard disk system that duplicates the content called a RAID system. One of these hard disks was failing last week and we had to be replaced. The server then needed to synchronise the data between the disks. The hard disk was trying to synchronise,while fetching and …

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Server Upgrade

I would like to let our hosting customers know that at 8am on Thursday 10th March 2011, we are upgrading the main hosting server. The upgrade will take approximately 15 minutes to perform services will resume once the server is booted. If you have any questions before this takes place then give me a call on 053 9430748.

Amateur spammers?

We would like to inform all our clients on our business hosting packs that we have put a limit on the number of outgoing emails to avoid them being “ear-marked” as amateur spammers! Example: If you are using an email program like Outlook Express, Thunder Bird you will be writing an email and then adding in multiple email address and sometimes up to 40 or 50 email addresses in one go. Then the email sent …

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Eircom DNS

We have been approached by a local business to revamp their website and bring it up to new modern standards as well as making it content managed by the owners, so we set about the usual investigations to find where the domain was registered and where it is hosted etc. Eircom business have the account, so we telephoned them and after being given various numbers and talking to different people we finally get the right …

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Website Hosting in Wexford back up

Just to let everyone know that the servers upgrade went well tonight. We started it with Niall our engineer at the helm. The system was brought down at 21.04 and the data was transfered acrossed fine. They then brought it back up at 22.10 and the individual services were started one at a time, stats, webmail, spam filtering, ftp access etc etc All work fine now, thanks for your patience and support. Dave , Cada …

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Our Servers will be upgraded . .

Due to continued growth in an extraordinary year, we are happy to be in a position of having to upgrade our hosting servers to keep up with the demand for high quality web hosting in Ireland. Our new servers continue to be managed by Blacknight Internet Solutions based in Carlow. These guys are the ones we call upon in cases where we physically need to be at the server, they are our hands and eyes …

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Google Dropped my site?

Google will and can drop your website if the domain names expires. This is often the case when you forget to pay for the domain renewal. If your hosting or web development company sends you an invoice for “Renewal” pay attention to it. Today we had a company call in asking why their website had “dissapeared”. We looked up who registered their domain and found that it was “suspended” as they had not paid their …

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This Account Has Been Suspended – Please contact the billing/support department as soon as possible.

This Account Has Been Suspended Please contact the billing/support department as soon as possible. We got a call today from a business asking what this means, When we looked up their domain we were able to tell them that the hosting company they were using in the USA had suspended their account for non payment. They now have to track down the kid who registered their domain name get him to renew their domain. They …

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