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Minecraft Server Offline Till Monday - DDOS - [Fixed]

Postby sorifiend » Sat Mar 01, 2014 12:31 am

All our Minecraft servers will be unavailable till Monday afternoon.

We were hit by a minor DDOS attack for a couple of hours on Friday afternoon, it didn't have much effect but to be on the safe side the connection has been blocked.

Unfortunately this means that the minecraft authentication servers are also blocked till Monday, then we will pop back behind a commercial firewall, so we can resume gaming.

For those that don't know: DDOS is a form of slowing down or crashing a server by overloading it.

Edit: Event server is working, we may post alternate address for the Main and Hardcore servers tomorrow afternoon.
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Re: Minecraft Server Offline Till Monday - DDOS

Postby the_ioniser » Sat Mar 01, 2014 8:02 am

But its the weekend! :(
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Re: Minecraft Server Offline Till Monday - DDOS

Postby Callan2256 » Sat Mar 01, 2014 10:26 am

What's a DDOS attack
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Re: Minecraft Server Offline Till Monday - DDOS

Postby usb_hub » Sat Mar 01, 2014 1:58 pm

Callan2256 wrote:What's a DDOS attack


DDOS: Distributed denial of service
Basically, someone wants nobody to access a webpage, server etc in this case, and spams it with connection requests. This in turn, as sori says, slows down everything or brings it down (crashes it because it can't handle the load)

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Re: Minecraft Server Offline Till Monday - DDOS

Postby usb_hub » Sat Mar 01, 2014 6:25 pm

Was the teamspeak server affected in the DDOS too because it's down?
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Re: Minecraft Server Offline Till Monday - DDOS

Postby sorifiend » Sat Mar 01, 2014 6:45 pm

usb_hub wrote:Was the teamspeak server affected in the DDOS too because it's down?

No, I took it down while we investigate.
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Re: Minecraft Server Offline Till Monday - DDOS

Postby usb_hub » Sun Mar 02, 2014 6:51 pm

sorifiend wrote:
usb_hub wrote:Was the teamspeak server affected in the DDOS too because it's down?

No, I took it down while we investigate.

ETA of it being back up?
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Re: Minecraft Server Offline Till Monday - DDOS

Postby sorifiend » Mon Mar 03, 2014 11:54 am

usb_hub wrote:
sorifiend wrote:
usb_hub wrote:Was the teamspeak server affected in the DDOS too because it's down?

No, I took it down while we investigate.

ETA of it being back up?

I plan to put it back up after work tonight. Could be anywhere from 6-11pm
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Re: Minecraft Server Offline Till Monday - DDOS

Postby Nyvyn » Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:36 pm

Hardcore is fine right?
Been playing on here from about 10pm last night.
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Re: Minecraft Server Offline Till Monday - DDOS

Postby sorifiend » Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:58 am

Nyvyn wrote:Hardcore is fine right?
Been playing on here from about 10pm last night.

Yeah its all good, we put the servers came back up Sunday afternoon, Main didn't go up at the same time because a plugin broke during an update.

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usb_hub wrote:teamspeak server

I plan to put it back up after work tonight. Could be anywhere from 6-11pm

My lines were down yesterday, the Chorus guys were digging around near our cabinet, I logged a fault and am hoping their technician will have it fixed tonight so I can sort out teamspeak.
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