Apologies for the downtime last night

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Apologies for the downtime last night

Post by Zasso Nouka »

Apologies for the downtime last night our hosting provider had a few issues with their Singapore datacentre.

We seem to be getting a few Error 524 and Error 504's this morning so maybe it's not fully resolved just yet. If you get these errors try refreshing the page.

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Re: Apologies for the downtime last night

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ugh.

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Re: Apologies for the downtime last night

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Yesterday afternoon our server got hit by an attack from some Russian IP's
which resulted in our hosting provider's firewall taking some rather
drastic action to prevent the forum from getting damaged or breached. The
firewall was only doing it's job and protecting the server as it should but
you may see a message saying you are blocked from accessing the forum. You
should be able to get around this by either typing in the address directly
to the address bar or searching for Japansimplelife.com on Google and
clicking on the link from there.

As far as we can tell the attackers were unable to breach the forum due to
the swift action of the firewall and our hosting provider is currently
investigating the incident and will provide us with a report in due course.
We have also raised the security level the forum receives from CloudFlare
and hope that will not cause any inconvenience for anyone.