FlockHosting Blog


Tonight when the usual rolling maintenance scripts run to download the latest server packages, part of the upcoming cPanel 11 made it into the upgrade, causing a blip in email service – all servers have been upgraded to cPanel 11. This is a 2 part upgrade, some services are not yet live but read on to find out more of what is to come!

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Customer Updates

In preparation of upcoming changes to the billing system, and it being 2007 (time flies!) – over the next few weeks you may get a notice that your hosting information needs to be updated, and I hope that you will beat me to the punch!

Billing information quickly becomes out of date, and then makes it hard to confirm your identity, recently customers having issues with their account tried to confirm information only to find out it doesn’t match due to being out of date, be it a phone number, an address, or even a change of last name – so I encourage you if you have not done so already, please update your billing information, even your credit card on file if it recently expired, it helps keep things running smoothly here.

If you have any problems updating your billing profile, please contact_me and I’ll help you get it all squared away.

Maintenance Friday

This Friday (3/23/07) there will be brief outages on servers as some updates are processed – effected servers include:

  • homestar
  • faith
  • shepherd
  • titus
  • business

The process should be brief and help improve upon security, speed, and give you the latest resources out there – the maintenance window will begin around midnight on Friday, going through till about 1-2am on Saturday, most of the outages will be extremely brief – but if you catch an extended outage, please just say a prayer and hang tight, it’ll all clear up in a short bit.

Stay tuned to the blog for more things coming up!

Update: Maintenance is now completed. Thank you for your patience.


Welcome to the new and improved FlockHosting website! Special thanks to our designer Josh Renaud who crafted us a wonderful website! With this new site, managing the site, filling orders, and keeping up should be a lot easier, and you’ll see updates like you did in the early days of FlockHosting.

In a effort to be better “in-touch” with all the clients here at FlockHosting, as well as to give potiental customers some in-sight as to the changes coming here at FlockHosting this blog is being started.

What can you expect?

  • Upcoming Promotions in the works, a sneak peek at great savings!
  • Service Outages – If servers are undergoing some tune up’s.
  • Spotlight on our customers! Learn about great ministries out there!
  • Upcoming Policy Changes & Reminders to keep you up-to-date on changes within FlockHosting.
  • New Beta Test Servers – Want the bleeding edge? Our test servers will be listed here for anyone wanting to brave a new server for new features.
  • And much much more…

So we hope you’ll point your RSS reader here, and subscribe to the latest and greatest FlockHosting has to offer! But to start things off, if you have been waiting to get a new site, now is the time! Save 25% off all hosting packages (excluding domains) using the coupon “ITSNEW07” – and – current clients by the end of business tomorrow all servers should be upgraded to new package sizes! Enjoy the extra room!