Archive for June, 2007

2½ Hours Left to Participate in the Contest

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Last chance if you want to participate in the contest.
Here are my own entries:

Galaxy getting new software!

Monkeys in the Cage

DreamHost Power

Win an Apple iPhone

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

DreamHost is having a contest on their blog where you can win one of the incredible hyped Apple iPhones.
All you have to do is to submit an image that best illustrates the cause for mysterious DreamHost downtime! The cuter the better, the cleverer the better, the cornier the better, the DreamHost logo-ier the better.
The deadline for the [...]

WordPress Upgraded

Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

WordPress 2.2.1 was released two days ago and is now available as an One-Click install/upgrade in the Control Panel.
This version includes a number of bug fixes and addresses a number of security vulnerabilities and it’s therefore strongly recommended to upgrade as soon as possible.
If you use DreamHost’s One-Click Upgrade please remember to back up your [...]

SSL Certificate Renewal

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

If you’re using SSL IMAP, POP3 or SMTP (as recommended) you’ll have noticed that DreamHost’s SSL certificate expired today.
DreamHost’s new certificate uses a wildcard subdomain *, so it should now be possible to change your mail servers to to get rid of the “host mis-match” error. This means that you no longer have to [...]

DreamHost FTP Accounts Hacked

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

Within the last 2 weeks approximately 3,500 DreamHost users have had their FTP account passwords stolen and about 20% of the affected users have had some of their files altered.
The users were notified of this security breach by DreamHost staff today:

From: DreamHost Security Team
Subject: URGENT: FTP Account Security Concerns…
Hello -
This email is regarding a potential security [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – June 2007

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

The newest DreamHost Newsletter in condensed form: 

Your Own DreamHostStatus Feed
Personalized RSS feed with news from The feed only contains news about events regarding your Web, Email or MySQL server. You’ll find the link to your RSS feed in your Account Status.
Power Switcheroo
Redundant power to 12 more racks.
Tiny Panel Changes
New login page, faster load times [...]