Public CentOS Mirror

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For a long time now we’ve had a private CentOS mirror, this mirror was really only used internally for new deploys. Today that mirror has been made public and is now accessible to the world! The main problem with a private mirror was that servers would only use it if told to do so. Since… Read more »

Connectivity Issues

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At 20:04 (PST) we started receiving alarms showing saturation of the Time Warner Telecom peer.  Further investigation showed that a DDOS attack was aimed at our network and was mainly flowing down the TWTC path.  After analyzing the traffic filters where put in place and traffic coming down TWTC returned to normal.

New linux distributions available in the VPS manager!

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We’ve added a few more Linux distributions to our arsenal! CentOS 5.6 – This is a maintenance release upgrading our previous image to the latest version of the CentOS 5 tree. In addition we also added the yum-fastestmirror and perl packages to this image. For more information about this Linux distribution go to http://www.centos.org Scientific… Read more »

New Customer Billing System

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When NDCHost was started back in 2002, we searched high and low for a customer billing solution that would fit all of our needs.  Nine years later and we are still using that same billing solution; but times are changing and we have out-grown the current system.  We set out again to find a new… Read more »

64bit CentOS 5 Virtual Servers Are Now Available!

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VPS customers now have the ability to deploy 64bit CentOS 5 virtual servers!  Look for more 64bit Linux distributions to come! – Note – Customers should only choose a 64bit install if they truly require a 64bit OS.  Using a 64bit version will result in your VPS using more memory/resources than it would have as… Read more »

Manage Your Own cPanel Licenses!

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That’s right!  Just one more reason to choose NDCHost.com as your cPanel license provider!  Until today customers needed to contact support any time they wanted to add, remove, cancel or change the IP of a cPanel license.  This is no longer the case, and customers can now easily manage their own cPanel licenses by logging… Read more »

*NEW* CleanBackups cPanel/WHM Plugin Released!

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Some of you reading this may be familiar with a script we wrote a few years back called cleanbackups.  For those of you who are not, the basic principle of this script was to clean your cPanel backup directory by removing backups that were still hanging around for accounts that had been removed.  The previous… Read more »

Hosted and Self-Hosted PluginSMX

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A few years ago we wrote a cPanel/WHM plugin that would turn a DNS-Only install of cPanel into a backup mailserver. This plugin was never advertised on our web site and was mainly sold to customers looking for a high-availability mail solution. Well, that’s no longer the case! We now have hosted and self-hosted packages… Read more »

NDCHost.com is now EV Certified

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If you visited one of the secure portions of our site today, you probably noticed your browser address bar turning green. This is thanks to our new EV (Extended Verification) certificate installed for all SSL portions of www.ndchost.com. This special SSL certificate adds the security of verified identity through our compliance with a strictly defined… Read more »

2010, SpamAssassin + cPanel customers!

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cPanel’s Quality Assurance team discovered a bug within the SpamAssassin ruleset that will mark messages sent in the year 2010 (that’s today) and beyond with a higher spam score than expected. This bug can result in legitimate mail being flagged as spam. To fix this bug you can run the following as root on the… Read more »