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Downtime / Important: Custom Domain Users

Posted by borg on February 26th, 2010

We will be changing our network IPs shortly (within the next 24 hours). This change will result in some downtime (less than 1 hour) for most users.
However, forum owners who use a custom domain (mydomain.com) for their forums may experience longer downtimes.  To reduce the downtime, lower the TTL on your DNS service to a [...]

Some more iPBFree resources #2

Posted by Tom on February 15th, 2010

Here’s another list of new items that have been added to added to our resource database. Remember, it’s up to the community to decide what gets added.
You’ll need to be registered at our community forums to view these resources. Registration only takes a minute or two, is free, and you’ll have [...]

Support Forums Down: Power Outage [Restored]

Posted by borg on February 10th, 2010

There is currently power outage affecting the community/support forums (forums.ipbfree.com). All other ipbfree.com sites should be available.
We will update this post as more information becomes available.

PM Spam

Posted by borg on February 7th, 2010

A few users have reported some spam issues. We have added a few methods for blocking the spam. It is automatic and nothing needs to be enabled. Please let us know if the spam countermeasures are working (via Support Forums).
Tom wrote up a quick tutorial on limiting the PM spam. it may help while we [...]

The recent power failures was due to faulty network hardware. It will be replaced within two hours. The servers will go down during the replacement. Sorry, for the inconvenience.
We are still waiting for an update from the NOC. It looks like the bad hardware has not been replaced yet (probably because it was [...]