Technology Alert! Sniff, Snatch & Scroll

18 Apr

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Technology Meltdown

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Sometime between 10-11 AM this morning, my web, mail, and DNS servers went poop. I suspect that the mail server I use is the culprit, and despite having technology in place to automatically restart the machine if the web server fails, the mail service I run does not utilize this technology. This mail server software has functioned brilliantly until a few months ago since 1998. I suspect a viral attack of some sort or another although I have found nothing directly linking several odd symptoms with any corrupting or corrupted file. That said, this machine currently requires manual rebooting, and alas, both my wife and I are hundreds of miles away from it as of this writing, and it won't be until sometime late Sunday, April 23 before one of us can restart the machine. So...no standard e-mail, and no SCENEWASH PROJECT or STEEL & GRISTLE websites until then. Of course, MySpace is unaffected. I apologize to those many of you, thanks to Chuck, who have been or would be checking out my paintings in anticipation of the Grand Opening of YESTERDAY'S in a couple of weeks.

I'll post another announcement when all is well again, and I suppose I need to seriously consider new digs for my websites, or make the effort to flush out this culprit, whatever it is that freezes up a low volume mail server that has cruised for more than 7 years without EVER crashing, to now taking a dive every couple of weeks or so, and as always, at a most inopportune time.

GT

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