There is currently an outage affecting our Sterling, VA facility, colocated with Centurylink. The outage is being investigated. Some services are impacted, including mail.his.com and several other mail servers. Update: as of 4:08 PM EST all services were restored. Outage duration was 71 minutes.
Because of an issue with the server that hosts mail.his.com, we had to perform an emergency backup and restore Sunday afternoon, 11/12/2017. This caused incoming mail for his.com and hers.com addresses to go missing for a few hours. We were able to re-deliver all of the missing mail, so no incoming mail was lost. Depending… Read More »
Barracuda developed a problem today in their cloud layer, and some mail to addresses using the his.com and hers.com domain has been delayed. Outgoing mail from those domains has not been affected. Barracuda is still working on the issue, but we’ve rerouted incoming his.com/hers.com mail and mail is coming in normally now. There is undelivered mail in… Read More »
Centurylink had a network outage that affected our Sterling, VA data center for approximately 15 minutes starting at 7:03 AM EST 2/9/2016 until 7:18 AM EST. The problem has been resolved.
We are patching and rebooting all linux servers for the ‘GHOST‘ security vulnerability. Reboots aren’t needed often with linux, but because this patch replaces a library (glibc) that is used by many programs on each server, a reboot is required.
Starting at 6:30 AM on Monday, 5/19/2014, multiple servers were hit with a high-volume spam flood from a Russian botnet that had hijacked user email accounts. The volume was so high that spam.his.com, which filters both incoming and outgoing mail, became backlogged and mail delivery became very slow. We identified the problem shortly after 7 AM and… Read More »
his.com and hers.com mailboxes on mail.his.com have been increased in size to 5 gigabytes. You can add disk storage if you need it for $1/gb/month. You can check your storage status by logging on to https://webmail.his.com and hovering your mouse over the bar under your name at the top of the screen. Tip: if you… Read More »
In order to expand disk space to accommodate larger user disk allowances, Zimbra servers mail.his.com and dc.his.com will be taken offline briefly this weekend: mail.his.com – starting at 3 AM EDT, Saturday, April 6th – COMPLETED 5:20 AM April 6 dc.his.com – starting at 3 AM EDT, Sunday, April 7th – COMPLETED with no downtime.
We will be performing system upgrades at our Sterling, VA hosting location that will require reboots of some servers. Update: this work has been completed as of 12:00 PM 3/30.
mail.his.com will be rebooted on Sunday 2/10/2013 for maintenance at approximately 9 AM EST and will be unavailable for several minutes.