We saw our Vodafone Fibre circuit between BOL8 and LD2 drop at 8:38pm this evening. We have reported the fault to Vodafone to investigate. Our ring automatically re-routed via its alternate paths as expected without any customer outages. More updates will be added via comments as we receive them.
We will be performing network upgrades across our entire network (Manchester, Bolton, and London) shortly. We will begin with the Bolton and Manchester networks during March 2018. This work will involve replacing our entire switching network with new Cisco switches operating at both Layer 2 and Layer 3 modes. This… Continue reading →
At approx. 1:00pm today, we received a DDoS attack against our primary authorative nameserver (ns3). This DDoS attack was a memcached amplification attack which saturated our external connections and caused packet loss to our Bolton and Manchester networks. By 1:30pm, we had filtered the traffic and all packet loss should… Continue reading →