Most web sites have been upgraded with HTTP/2 support. For web clients that support it, HTTP/2 provides faster page loading.
If you're device supports it, you can now pay your invoices with Apple Pay.
We've replaced nearly all our TLS/SSL certificates with new automatically-renewing ones from Let's Encrypt. We have discontinued all certificate sales and we are rolling out SSL certs for all web sites.
Today we completed the transition to a larger mirrored pair of disks. Later today we'll have a period of downtime while we apply firmware updates to the system as well.
Today we have been migrating services over to a new server today. There have been a few very brief outages as individual services transitioned but not long enough for anyone to notice.
The Art Farm was fortunate to be barely affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability. We were not using the affected versions of OpenSSL on publicly exposed interfaces. We did however update all our SSL enabled daemons anyway, and reissued the SSL certs.
In the past several months, there has been an uptick in email accounts being compromised and used to send spam. To increase the security of your account, there are two measures every email user should take immediately: Replace your password with a secure one Use only encrypted email connections Turn on encryption: Instructions for configuring ... Read More »
Everything went well for last nights data center move. Everything looks good from our end. If you see anything out of the ordinary, report it right away.
Update: The move has been postponed until Friday Oct. 14th.
The server will be offline from 10-11:45PM CST on Friday, Oct. 7th. The machine is being physically moved between data centers as part of a planned migration.
You are now able to 'white list' or 'black list' individual email addresses via SquirrelMail. White listing will allow emails to be sent to your in-box that may currently be being sent to your 'spam' box. Black listing will add an email address to the spam filters keeping the messages from that addresses from reaching your in box.