I am proud to announce our new hosted email service: OCS.EMAIL! This new email service will allow us to provide high quality, scaleable email hosting to you at an extremely affordable price. And best of all – to existing OCS shared hosting customers: it’s free! Before I explain the offer, I’d like to go over […]Read more "Announcing OCS.EMAIL Service"
We are pleased to announce that shared hosting websites on our Aquarius cPanel server will be moved to a server supporting PHP 5.5+ by the end of February, 2016. The transition in most cases will be completely seamless with no downtime. If your site will require special handling during this upgrade we will be contacting […]Read more "Aquarius PHP Upgrades"
On July 1st, 2015, we will be upgrading Ruby on our cPanel shared hosting servers from 1.8.7 to 2.2. We will also be upgrading Passenger to the latest version on that date, which will be in the 5.0.x series. This change will be done to offer native support for Rails 4.x. Because of this upgrade, […]Read more "Ruby and PHP Upgrades on Shared Hosting Servers"
NOTE: This issue has been resolved. Thank you for your patience. We have a virtual server host (vm2) that is experiencing hardware issues at this time, causing downtime for up to 5% of our customers. Two of the drives in the RAID-10 array are experiencing errors, so data is being cloned now to an entire […]Read more "vm2.ocsservers.com Host Issues"
The servers Aries and Venus will be decommissioned by Jan 1st, 2015. In the case of Aries, a cPanel server, your website will be moved automatically to a newer server with no disruption. For Venus (Webmin) customers, we sent out notices of the upcoming migration in October. If you did not receive a notice please […]Read more "Shared Hosting Server Upgrades – Aries / Venus"
To complete kernel upgrades on our legacy VDS hosting systems, we will need to reboot the host machines. We will be doing this on October 28th from 2 AM to 4 AM CDT. Each machine will be rebooted and the hosts restarted as well. The amount of downtime will be minimal, with less than 15 […]Read more "Legacy VDS Host Reboot"
As of September 26th, 2014, all OCS servers are patched against the Shellshock Bash bug. All servers managed by OCS have been updated as well. If you host a Linux server with us and we do not manage your server, please run the following commands: Debian / Ubuntu apt-get updateapt-get upgrade CentOSyum update This is […]Read more "Shellshock Update"