Working with Mail Channels

Over the past month we have slowly been integrating MailChannels SMTP relay services to our shared and reseller Cloud Hosting servers. So what is MailChannels? Well MailChannels is an email relay service that identifies spammers within our network to improve email reputation and ensure reliable email delivery for our customers. With MailChannels, we can eliminate email delivery […]

This might seem like a pretty straight forward comparison, managed means you get support and unmanaged you have to do things yourself. If you thought that then you are… correct! The common mistake that many people make when ordering a service such as a VM/VPS or dedicated server is to what level are you on your […]

We could write about the importance of backups but we all know that you should ensure you backup every bit of your data just in case something bad happens. Instead we are going to provide a little insight into how we at Host Media take backups and store them. Firstly each service we provide is […]

We are very excited to announce our official support of the Lucee CFML project. This covers both financial and a public show of support for this open source language. By supporting the Lucee project we can help ensure the long term success of CFML in the web industry and our continuing passion for CFML hosting. If you would […]

Lucee CFML Engine

We have been getting a lot of emails regarding the newly released Lucee CFML Engine, we are very happy to confirm that Lucee hosting will be coming to Host Media. We are still in the testing and planning stages for a release – we hope to have servers online very soon. What is Lucee Lucee is […]

Qualys, Inc. a provider of cloud security recently discovered a vulnerability in the Linux GNU C Library (gblic), whereby an attacker could exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the functions: gethostbyname*(). We have ensured all our servers have the latest patches and updates to ensure this vulnerability does not cause any issues on our servers. If you […]

A vulnerability in the Linux Bash shell may allow for an attacker to execute code on a server and open the door to other attacks taking place that could lead to the server becoming fully compromised. Affected distributions include: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (versions 4 – 7) Fedora CentOS (versions 5 – 7) CloudLinux Debian If you […]

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Today at 11:46 (28.02.2013) we received details from Nominet UK that they will not be proceeding with the direct .UK domain extension. One of the concerns we at Host Media put forth to Nominet was the availability to those who already have a .CO.UK (or other .UK) domain brand and if those who do will have priority on the .UK domain extension. […]

If you run a cPanel server or VPS you should have received this email but as some people set their admin email addresses to a inbox that is not checked often we thought we would post the important cPanel/WHM update message here for you to read: Important: New Information about cPanel & WHM 11.30, 11.32, […]