At 6:17pm this evening, one of our core switches unexpectedly restarted. Upon investigation, this was caused by a software fault in Cisco IOS which triggered an automatic restart and crashdump. We will analyse this to see if we anticipate any further restarts of this switch. Although no customers are directly… Continue reading →
Anti Virus, Phishing, Malware services (AVS) improvements. This is just a quick e-mail to highlight some new, recently added, features of our AVS scanning services. We have added a new virus scanning engine by a large, popular vendor. This brings the total number of virus scanners per e-mail to three…. Continue reading →
Today’s routine generator test passed as expected. The generator was started manually, then run off-load 10:40 – 10:54 All measured values were within their normal ranges.
We’ve started to increase our AVS (anti-virus and anti-spam system) scanners recently. This is our latest scanner node, a HP BL465c quad quadcore Blade with 32GB of ram. While this might seem rather excessive for a bit of email scanning, the technology behind our scanners is very CPU and memory… Continue reading →