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Support Notifications – Network Maintenance

Scheduled start date and time: Sunday 7/2/2017 2:00 PM PT Scheduled end date and time: Sunday 7/2/2017 4:59 PM PT System(s) Affected: Select Hosted Web Services Expected Impact: Servers will be taken offline for power maintenance. Connectivity to the servers will be interrupted for up to one hour during the maintenance window. We apologize in advance for the...

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Happy Holiday Hours

To give all of our employees a chance to relax and celebrate the holidays, GSWS will be closed Monday, December 26th and Monday, January 2nd. We hope you enjoy a wonderful holiday season with your family and friends. Thanks so very much for your understanding and patronage throughout 2016! The GSWS Team

December 22, 2016December 22, 2016by
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Locally Hosted Service Interruption

At approximately 6:04am on 1/9/2016, GSWS facility monitoring teams were alerted to an imbalance in power services being provided from SDG&E, which eventually culminated in a power surge and loss of street power. SDGE emergency teams are expected to replace critical power utility infrastructure located adjacent to the GSWS data center throughout the morning. During...

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Support Notifications – Barracuda Email Archiver Upgrade

On Saturday August 15th we will be performing an upgrade to the Barracuda email archiver. If you use the Microsoft Outlook plug in for searching archived messages in Outlook you will need to download and install the new version. After Sunday the 16th, please go to http://gsws.com/client-resources/recommended-downloads.asp. You will see the download link for the...

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July 2015 Newsletter

GREETINGS!To view this newsletter as a web page, please click herehttp://gsws.com/email/GSWS/20150701.html Here are the latest happenings at Golden State Web Solutions, Inc.– ACUNETIX LAUNCHES VERSION 10– HACK OF THE MONTH: OFFICE OF PERSONAL MANAGEMENT– UPCOMING EVENTS & WEBINARS– TECH TIPS– FUN STUFF ON THE WEB– SUBSCRIBE/UNSUBSCRIBE INFO

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June 2015 Newsletter

GREETINGS!To view this newsletter as a web page, please click herehttp://gsws.com/email/GSWS/20150601.html Here are the latest happenings at Golden State Web Solutions, Inc.– MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2003 SUPPORT ENDS JULY 14, 2015– HACK OF THE MONTH: IRS– UPCOMING EVENTS & WEBINARS– TECH TIPS– FUN STUFF ON THE WEB– SUBSCRIBE/UNSUBSCRIBE INFO

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May 2015 Newsletter

GREETINGS!To view this newsletter as a web page, please click herehttp://gsws.com/email/GSWS/20150501.html Here are the latest happenings at Golden State Web Solutions, Inc.– GSWS ATTENDS RSA CONFERENCE 2015– HACK OF THE MONTH: PRESIDENT OBAMA’S EMAIL– UPCOMING EVENTS & WEBINARS– TECH TIPS– FUN STUFF ON THE WEB– SUBSCRIBE/UNSUBSCRIBE INFO

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Support Notifications – Network Maintenance

Scheduled start date and time: 2/9/2015 6:00 AM PT Scheduled end date and time: 2/9/2015 9:00 AM PT System(s) Affected: Sites hosted on external server IP 108.59.11.73. Expected Impact: Connectivity to the servers will be interrupted for up to two hours during the maintenance window. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience. Action required: None...

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Locally Hosted Linux Outage

At approximately 1:30 PM on 10/21/14, a corrupted virtual machine image deployment caused a physical server crash in the GSWS hosting infrastructure. Failover processes were automatically initiated and affected virtual servers were moved to a failover server. Unfortunately, the corrupted virtual machine was also moved over to the failover server causing another physical server to...

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Linux and Unix Shellshock Vulnerability

We recently learned about a vulnerability that impacts many common Linux and Unix platforms. This vulnerability, called Shellshock, could allow an attacker to gain remote access to systems or execute malicious code remotely. We want to assure you that GSWS has proactively applied the necessary security patches to all of our servers that could have...

September 26, 2014September 26, 2014by