Category Archives: Sales

Data Centre, Network & POP Maintenance Notice – Thu evening & Friday, March 21st/22nd 2019

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

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Data Centre, Network & POP Maintenance Notice – Sat evening & Sunday, March 9th/10th 2019

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

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Marketing & Sales Director position available

Network Presence has a profitable growth program established in the business and we’re ready to scale this through building a Sales and Marketing capability within the business. We’re looking for someone to join our loose and remote work based team.You … Continue reading

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VPS Hosting Platform Upgrades for 2019

This year we’re upgrading a number of our VPS Hosting Nodes in our Sydney and Adelaide POPs. These Upgrades entail new hardware for many customer VPS and at some point in this process VPS will need to be stopped on … Continue reading

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Data Centre, Network & POP Maintenance Notice – Wed evening & Thu morning, February 6th/7th 2019

During the evening of Wednesday, February 6th 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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Upgrades for Adelaide POP – October 2018

While we’ve been pleasantly surprised by the uptake of our Adelaide VPS Plans, we’re putting more VPS hosting capacity online there soon from this week in October 2018, to keep up with demand and usage there in Adelaide. So from … Continue reading

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Tuning cPanel TLS for SMTP incoming email reception

Newer versions of the WHM/cPanel software often has default SSL/TLS settings in its Exim based mail server that will reject connections from some Internet hosts on the standard SMTP port (port 25) with an error like: TLS error on connection … Continue reading

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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 16 or 17 to 18

VPS Customers running Ubuntu 16 or 17 can upgrade to their latest OS version, being Ubuntu 18.04 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 … Continue reading

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How to upgrade from Debian 8 to 9

VPS Customers running Debian 8 can upgrade to their latest OS version (currently Debian 9) with the following commands run as the root user: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Then change any text of the word “jessie” in /etc/apt/sources.list to … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Nginx Hardening/Security

This is a quick brief listing of suggestions for Nginx web server hardening or security items to check. Firstly, lots of this is mentioned in the Nginx instance of the ‘Awesome’ series of sites on GitHub specifically on Nginx Security. … Continue reading

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