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Hostwinds is Down and so is my site...

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by hellohellosharp, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. hellohellosharp

    hellohellosharp Power Member

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    EDIT: Back up, no worries.
     
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  2. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    That makes a change :)
     
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  3. hellohellosharp

    hellohellosharp Power Member

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    What do you mean?
     
  4. Frostedbutts

    Frostedbutts Regular Member

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    Downtime happens, calm down.
     
  5. bullseye123

    bullseye123 Regular Member

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    Im also hosting with hostwinds, and they were fine all day, I just saw everything is down when I read your post.

    I know that they had issues with the support and ticket system for the past 3 ours.

    So maybe they are doing some server reboots.
     
  6. hellohellosharp

    hellohellosharp Power Member

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    Hopefully its just that and not something serious.
     
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    bullseye123 Regular Member

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    well my site is back up and running 12:40 just after I posted, I refreshed my site, and it is back on.
     
  8. rashow

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    just when i was about to purshase a VPS on there hosting :D lol
     
  9. bullseye123

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    Hi rashow, I have vps level 5 with them, and Im very very happy. Theirs support is really 24 /7

    The guy's there sometimes even helps me with website issues I have. Just had one support idiot today tell me know he can't help me install
    a 3rd party script. but must say it is the first time dealing with him. and I told him that I will rather wait for the night time guy, Frank. Frank rule.

    He helps with anything, he will even download scripts for me if I can't, he install anything for me via ssh if I can't.

    For 1 reason and one reason only I will stay there for the support, it is fast, it is live. Im hosting 30 clients of mine's domains and if they need answers, I can sit around emailing support for answers.
    and to speed up my support, I love their fast support.

    Good Luck
     
  10. rashow

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    Hi mate ,
    i'm planing to take a linux vps to do some mass emailing , i will take a level 3 vps with some additional ips for rotation and see how it goes , i'm waiting for the someone to come install the malling software for me , he didn't show up today :( good luck with your business mate
     
  11. Aaric

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    I guess he meant always take backup.
     
  12. kill4

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    Still down for me anyone else?
     
  13. hits79

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    My sites are up with them now. Give it a few more minutes I guess.
     
  14. BlackHat3

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    Mine are still down. There uptime has been good previously but this past week...i donno.
     
  15. proxygo

    proxygo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    wasnt host winds hosting bhw a while back
    as well as being an admin here ?
     
  16. webwhizz

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    yeah they was hosting bhw when they had all that downtime in dec2012 bad reviews on google search glad i never went with them :)
     
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    Lol, I moved away from hostwinds months ago. I asked them to cancel my packages at the end of the month because I was not happy so they just went ahead and deleted everything and cancelled me right on the spot. Very unprofessional company :p
     
  18. mike007

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    Stay away from hostwinds. Their hosting is not reliable and there are a lot of down time. Just search around bhw forum and you will see a lot of complaints going on.

    If you want good and reliable hosting, subscribe to hostgator. Their hosting is more reliable with very minimal downtime. They also offer 24/7 chat support. I strongly recommend hostgator.
     
  19. kill4

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    ehhh very unprofessional. Makes me worry.
     
  20. RedPazuzu

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    Hostwinds are horrible. Simply the most terrible hosting you can find. Bad reviews are the least of their problems.

    So glad BHW finally moved on to a more reliable hosting. :)