Completed Events

Notice of Registry Maintenance – CIRA

Thursday March 08th, 2018

On March 8, 2018 the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is performing system maintenance to further improve the .CA registry system. In order to successfully complete the maintenance there will be a 2.5 hour maintenance window from 20:00 PT on March 8 to  22:30 PT on March 8. During this time, certain Registrant transactions will be intermittently impacted. This maintenance ...

RESOLVED: Issue affecting website hosting

Tuesday February 27th, 2018

On Wednesday, February 27th we experienced a service disruption which affected the availability of some customer’s hosted websites.  UPDATE: 7:20 PM PT: Affected sites are now 100% up and running and all services have been fully restored. Servers are running normally. UPDATE 5:15 PM PT: Affected sites are now up and running, though additional work is planned ...

Notice of Registry Maintenance – Verisign

Saturday February 24th, 2018

On February 24th,  2018, Verisign is performing system maintenance to further improve the .COM and .NET registry system. In order to successfully complete the maintenance there will be a 45 minute maintenance window from  17:00 PT on February 24th to 17:45 PT on February 24th. During this time, certain Registrant transactions will be intermittently impacted. This maintenance only pertains ...

Notice of Webnames Hosting Maintenance

Thursday February 08th, 2018

Attention Webnames.ca Hosting Customer, Please be advised that we will be performing an upgrade to our hosting platform the evening of Thursday February 8th, 2018. Configuration upgrades will be performed on our hosting infrastructure at: 8:30pm PT, Thursday February 8th, 2018 (11:30pm ET, Thursday February 8th, 2018) During a 45 minute maintenance window starting at the time noted above, your ...

Notice of Registry Maintenance – Neustar

Monday January 29th, 2018

On January 29, 2017, Neustar is performing system maintenance to further improve their registry system. In order to successfully complete the maintenance there will be a 4 hour maintenance window from 19:00 PT on January 29, 2017 to 23:00 PT on January 29, 2017. During this time, certain Registrant transactions will be intermittently impacted. This maintenance only pertains to Neustar ...

Network Connectivity

Tuesday January 23rd, 2018

1:35 PM – UPDATE – It appears that network connectivity has been restored however root cause is still being investigated. ————————————————– We are investigating reports of intermittent network connectivity. We are actively investigating and will update this post with more information as it becomes available.

Notice of Registry Maintenance – Verisign

Saturday January 20th, 2018

On Saturday Jan 20, Verisign is performing system maintenance to further improve the .COM and .NET registry system. In order to successfully complete the maintenance there will be a 1 hour maintenance window from 5:00 PM PT on Jan 20 to 6:00 PM PT on Jan 20. During this time, certain Registrant transactions will be intermittently impacted. This maintenance only pertains to ...

Notice of Registry Maintenance – Donuts

Monday January 15th, 2018

On January 15th, 2018 Donuts is performing system maintenance to further improve their registry system. In order to successfully complete the maintenance there will be a 90 minute maintenance window from 15:00 PT on January 15th to 16:30 PT on January 15th. During this time, certain Registrant transactions will be intermittently impacted. This maintenance only pertains to ...

RESOLVED – DNS Server Updates and Resulting Issues

Saturday January 06th, 2018

Webnames has recently been experiencing DNS server availability issues stemming from the patching of DNS servers for Spectre and/or Meltdown, both on Webnames servers, as well as those of our upstream providers. Many of the patches have been hastily released and are proving problematic when implemented. UPDATE: As of 8:00 AM PT all DNS servers are ...

Office Power Disruption

Tuesday December 19th, 2017

Power has been restored and we are back up and running. Thank you everyone for your patience. Let is snow! —————— The Vancouver office is currently experiencing an area-wide power disruption. Our data center is not affected by this, and no customer services are affected, however the office containing our support staff is without internet. Phone services/support ...