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DNS related downtime

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Minimaul, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. Minimaul

    Minimaul Site owner Staff Member

    Hi all,

    Sorry for the recent downtime. I asked my domain registrar to perform a routine action and they fucked it up royally - causing our DNS to stop working. Their support failed to fix the problem so we're currently using a workaround.

    It should now start to work for people when their DNS caches clear.

    By the way, the domain registrar in question was Namecheap.

    Edit: this has now been properly fixed by my new registrar :)
    If you want a good registrar with good (actually competent) support, I recommend Gandi.

    In future, if the site appears to be down, please try:

    and for the few amongst you using IPv6:

  2. Arglaar

    Arglaar Nitpicking Bastard Staff Member

    If you're running windows, you can try running the command
    but, that might only be helpful if you're having issues seeing the site, and if you can read this, you can see the site.