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Removing TLSv1 Support For PCI Compliance

Our upstream providers have removed support for TLSv1 on all CPanel based our shared servers, on our NZ web hosting plans.  They have done this in anticipation of the upcoming June 30, 2018 global removing of support for this protocol.  You can read more about it here:  https://blog.pcisecuritystandards.org/are-you-ready-for-30-june-2018-sayin-goodbye-to-ssl-early-tls . This is just an informational message.

KERNEL MEMORY ISSUE: Meltdown / Spectre NZ

You may be aware of the global Kernel Memory Leakage vulnerability issues relating to CPU vendors which was announced to the public late last week by international media. Our upstream provider is working on this and has outlined what you need to know below and they are actively working with their hardware vendors and operating system […]

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Need a Reliable NZ Web Host Provider?

One of the most common types of enquiries we get at the Lounge Network, is from people who are having trouble with their current NZ Web Host provider. They are contacting us as a potential new reliable NZ Web Host for their website hosting. One of the common traits with these types of enquiries, is that […]

Web Hosting SSL Certificates NZ

We have noticed an increase in the number of clients wanting to setup Web Hosting SSL Certificates on their NZ website. This is mainly due to moves from Google, to allegedly rank secure websites using Web Hosting SSL certificates, better than those which don’t use SSL Certificates. The good news is that all of our […]

Spark / Xtra / Yahoo email problems, when sending via their SMTP server.

There are reports that Spark / Xtra / Yahoos email system is currently blocking authenticated third party email addresses, from sending via their SMTP server. This problem is apparently causing emails sent via Spark / Xtra /Yahoos SMTP server, to bounce back with the following error 550 5.7.1 You are not authorized to send as  name@yourdomain.co.nz […]

Premium Business NZ Web Hosting Plan Upgrades

We are pleased to announce that our Premium Business NZ Web Hosting Plan has been upgraded. This hosting plan now supports PHP 7 and MariaDB 10.1. Clients should be able to switch to PHP 7 by selecting the PHP 7 (new) domain template, when editing their domain settings. With MariaDB 10.1, if you don’t see this option […]

Merry Xmas 2016

As 2016 winds down, we would like wish all our clients a relaxing and safe festive holiday season. We thank you for your business over the year. 2016 has been another busy year, with a number of significant updates and advances on the hosting platforms. All of our hosting platforms have now been updated to now support […]

Wellington Earthquakes and Office disruptions

As you may already know Wellington and upper parts of the South Island were rocked by a severe earthquake this morning, causing quite a bit of damage. The regions continues to be rocked by severe aftershocks. We hope everyone is safe and ok across NZ. Our main office has been disrupted by the Wellington earthquakes. […]

CPanel Web Hosting Server Moves from Monday 7th November 2016

Scheduled Maintenance : CPanel Web Hosting Server Moves from Monday 7th November 2016 Our upstream providers will be moving the CPanel web hosting servers from approximately 6pm on Monday 7th November 2016. They are moving the servers from an old rack to new rack as part of improving the infrastructure. There will be some downtime across […]

Drupal Hosting NZ – Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

Drupal has identified some remote code execution vulnerabilities on several contributed modules on version 7.x . If your Drupal Hosting NZ is with us, please keep reading. Customers who sites run on Drupal are urged to review these announcements on the Drupal site, and update the affected plugins – even if they are not active […]