The server crashed yesterday which took down the XMPP service. Once the server was restarted and service resumed I’m afraid we didn’t notice a crash in the database which powers it. We have now fixed the database and the server is back up and working again as normal.
[22:00] This work has finished and there should be no further interruptions this evening. There will be some server interruptions on and off this evening as work is ongoing on the backend SQL server.
The IP address of the server is changing over the next few days. There should only be a brief downtime at some point during the switch over with only a short interruption to services.
[19:15] This work has been completed. There will be some downtime this evening (evening UK time that is) to switch the server over to a new power supply.
What this means is that if the server sees a lot of new connections from an IP address it will not ignore any further connections for five minutes I’ve had to implement this as the server has received a lot of failed connections from clients which are old and not compatible. Rather than failing they Read More …