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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 16 to 17

VPS Customers running Ubuntu 16 can upgrade to their latest OS version, being Ubuntu 17.10 currently, with the following commands run as the root user: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Then set ‘Prompt=normal’ in /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades and run (as root, preferably … Continue reading

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New features for VPS Management web pages – Disk Usage

Our journey to update and refresh our web-based VPS Management site and pages is continuing to deliver results for our customers, with a newly deployed feature being the listing (where possible) of the usage of your VPS Disk’s filesystem (mostly … Continue reading

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New features for VPS Management web pages – Single Login & Snapshots

From late December 2017 we started deploying new features and functionality to our web-based VPS Management pages on our website. The new site has better login functionality and navigation since late December 2017 and this week (late Jan 2018) we’ve … Continue reading

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How to use the CentOS Plus kernel for CentOS 7 on Xen VPS

RedHat has dropped the ball on supporting the Xen based virtualisation technologies and due to commercial reasons will not fix their recently introduced kernel bug on Xen PV platforms. So the fix is to switch to the “CentOS Plus” kernel, … Continue reading

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Data Centre, Network & POP Maintenance Notice – Wed evening & Thu morning, Oct 4th/5th 2017

During the evening of Wednesday, October 4th from 9pm that night (through to 6am on Thursday morning) we will be performing upgrades to selected hosting server platforms and network components of Network Presence in Sydney, Australia. Customers with services (VPS) … Continue reading

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Data Centre, Network & POP Maintenance Notice – Wed evening & Thu morning, Aug 9th/10th 2017

During the evening of Wednesday, August 9th from 9pm that night (through to 6am on Thursday morning) we will be performing upgrades to selected hosting server platforms of Network Presence in Sydney, Australia. Customers with services (VPS) on the hosting … Continue reading

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Install Odoo 10 on CentOS 7

The following commands run as the root user logged into a CentOS 7 (RHEL 7) based host will install the pre-req’s of Odoo 10 (latest nightly build) and then Odoo 10 itself. Install and activate the EPEL Repository yum install … Continue reading

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New 10Gbps Internet Link coming online for Network Presence in Sydney

For the last few weeks we’ve been testing and proving a new 10Gbps fiber based link for us in the Equinix SY1 Data Centre in Mascot, Sydney. These tests & trialing have all gone well and this new 10Gpbs link … Continue reading

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Data Centre, Network & POP Maintenance Notice – Wed evening & Thu morning, June 14/15th 2017

During the evening of Wednesday, June 14th from 9pm that night (through to 6am on Thursday morning) we will be performing upgrades to selected hosting server platforms of Network Presence in Sydney, Australia. Customers with services (VPS) on the hosting … Continue reading

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Data Centre, Network & POP Maintenance Notice – Friday evening & Saturday morning, April 21st/22nd 2017

During the evening of Friday, April 21st from 9pm that night (through to 6am on Saturday morning) we will be performing upgrades to selected hosting server platforms of Network Presence in Sydney, Australia. Customers with services (VPS) on the hosting … Continue reading

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