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PlanetMUG Status

Thu May 17 2018
The server was down yesterday due to a power outage at LMI or in Berkeley in general. Everything is working now. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Mon Apr 9 2018
PlanetMUG's server has been successfully updated so that you can use your computer, iPad or Phone to connect. Enjoy!

Mon Apr 9 2018
The server is currently back up

Thu Apr 5 2018
Server will be out of service 9:30 am Friday April 6, 2018 until done. Check back later. Thank you

Wed Apr 4 2018
Planetmug will be down for a few hours towards the end of the week, please check back for status.
Thank you

Fri Jul 11 2014
The Server is up and running without any problems at this time.

Sun Dec 18 2011
5:00 p.m
If there was a problem with the server, it is fixed now. I think it was a temporary network problem of some sort.

Sun Dec 18 2011
There appears to be a problem accessing the Server, we are working on it and will keep you advised.

Fri Oct 7 2011
3:30 PM
You may have noticed that Planet has been running a little slow the past few days and that, while browsing conferences, it will speed up and slow down from time to time.
We have traced the problem to some kind of network slowdown at our Internet provider, LMI. After we reported the problem, it seems to be fixed now. We noticed that they were recently the victim of a denial of service attack. Could have been related.
Tyler Kelly, Admin

Wed Oct 5 2011
12:07 PM
Planet is back up for now. We are still having some problems and may need to be offline against later today.

Wed Oct 5 2011
11:50 AM
Planet is currently down. We are having server and network problems. Hopefully they will be fixed in an hour or less. Check back here for status.

Wed Sep 21 2011
5:00 pm
The Planet server is now back up. Sorry for the inconvenience. We had to replace a failing backup drive.

Wed Sep 21 2011
3:00 pm
Planet is now down for maintenance. It should be back up in about an hour or less.

Sat Sep 17 2011
11:34 AM
There was another brief Planet server outage around 10:45 AM. We are checking with our ISP to see if they have any information as to what might be the problem.

Sat Sep 17 2011
8:40 AM
The server is back up. Cause of outage unknown. May have been a network problem at LMI.

Sat Sep 17 2011
8:30 AM
The FC Server is off line for some reason. Could be a network problem. Will investigate.

Sun Jul 24 2011
6:39 p.m.
The FC server and website are now back up. The problem was an outage of some kind at LMI, our ISP in Berkeley.

Sun Jul 24 2011
6:00 p.m.
The server is still down and we are unable to contact our ISP. So, this may be a long outage.

Sun Jul 24 2011
The FC server is currently offline. We believe this is a problem at our ISP, as Planet's website is also down.
It being Sunday, it may take awhile before this problem is resolved.

Fri Jul 22 2011
The server was down again around 12:00 for about half an hour but is now back up. UPS problem again. We have temporarily plugged the server into a power strip, without the UPS, until we can investigate the problem.

Fri Jul 22 2011
The FC server was down for awhile this morning, due to a UPS failure at our ISP. It is now back up.

Wed Jul 13 2011
Test of status page

Sat Jul 9 2011
STATUS PAGE TEST:PlanetMUG's Server is running smoothly.

Sun Nov 21 2010
The Server is back online.

Sat Nov 20 2010
There was a power outage in Berkeley and it appears that the Server did not reset itself. We will be back online as soon as we can rectify this problem.

Tue Aug 3 2010
PlanetMUG Server is back online.

Tue Aug 3 2010
The Server needs to be restarted manually, we were unable to restart remotely. It should be back up in a few minutes. - The Admins

Sun Apr 25 2010
There was an interruption of Service this morning. The problem with the domain should be fixed. If you are having problems getting onto PlanetMUG change the Server Setting in the FirstClass Program to
Thank you

Sat Feb 20 2010
PlanetMUG is back online.

Sat Feb 20 2010
The Server is shutdown until approximately 5 PM for maintenance. Further status reports can be found here. We will do our best to bring it online asap. Thank you.

Thu Feb 18 2010
PlanetMUG will not be available this Saturday, February 20, 2010, from approximately 8:30 AM to 5 PM for Maintenance. Updates will be available on our webpage
by clicking on the PlanetMUG Server Status Button. We will do our best to have the Server online earlier than 5 PM.
Thank you

Mon Feb 1 2010
Planet was brought back up without incident at a bit before 4 this morning, after having been brought down at about a quarter to (so some software could be installed). Thank you all for your patience, and see you online! - Admin Ten

Mon Feb 1 2010
Planet will be down for a while tonight- some new software needs to be installed. Hopefully it will be back up by morning, if all goes well. Apologies for any inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding. -Admin Ten

Mon Nov 23 2009
The Planet server was dragging and so was restarted. This should have only taken a few minutes, but we were down for about half an hour around 6. (Flaky backup drives...) Apologies...

Tue Nov 17 2009
Planet seems to have locked up again at around quarter past 1 last night. We were able to leave a message at the ISP to have them restart it at the start of business (9AM.) They have- thank you!

Mon Nov 16 2009
The PlanetMUG FirstClass server came back online at around 11:20 AM after power was out for about 2 hours in Berkeley this morning. Again, thank you for your patience, and, apologies.

Mon Nov 16 2009
Power is restored & the webpage came back up right away (but you knew that or you wouldn't be reading this.) Planet itself took a bit longer but has been restarted. Thanks, & sorry...

Mon Nov 16 2009
There is a power outage in Berkeley, CA. PlanetMUG's Server and webpage are hosted in Berkeley so one or both will be offline until the outage is fixed.

Tue Oct 13 2009
This is an error message.

Sat Jul 25 2009
The Server is back in service. Thank you for your patience.

Fri Jul 24 2009
Maintenance will be performed on the PlanetMUG Server from 1 to 2 AM with possible interruptions between 2 and 2:30 AM on Saturday July 25, 2009

Wed Apr 15 2009
The PlanetMUG Server has been returned to service. Thank you for your patience.

Wed Apr 15 2009
The PlanetMUG Server is down. We will have it back on line as soon as possible.

Sat Jan 17 2009
PlanetMUG Server is back up. Thank you for your patience.
- The Admins

Fri Jan 16 2009
Fiday January 16, 2009 - The PlanetMUG Server is down. Technicians are working on the problem. It is possible that it will not be back in service until tomorrow. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The Admins

Wed May 14 2008
12:30 PM
The server is now back up. Thank you for your patience.

Wed May 14 2008
Please be patient. Still upgrading. Allow another 30 min.
Thanks, Admin

Wed May 14 2008
11:00 AM
The server was taken down for some necessary hardware upgrades. The estimated return to service should be approximately 1 hour. Please check back for status if you still can not log in to the Planet. Thank you for your patience.

Mon Apr 7 2008
12:25 AM
The server is now back up. Thank you for your patience.

Mon Apr 7 2008
12:15 AM
The server was taken down for some necessary maintenance and will be back up shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Thu Apr 3 2008
9:40 AM
The server is back up. Sorry for the inconvenience

Thu Apr 3 2008
9:00 AM
The server is temporarily down. Technician is working on it. Please be patient and bear with us.

Tue Mar 4 2008
12:00 AM
The PlanetMUG server move back to LMI in Berkeley has been completed.
If you have difficulty logging in with your FirstClass client, try the following:
1.) Open the "FirstClass Login" screen
2.) Click on the "Setup" button
3.) Change the "Server" field to read the following IP address:
4.) Then click the "Save" button.
You should now be able to login.
Note: This is temporary, until the DNS pointers have been re-established.
By tomorrow, you should be able to log in consistently with in the "Server" field.
If you are experiencing any further difficulty logging in using your FirstClass client, you may send me a message from your external email account addressed to:
and I will reply as best as I can.
Thanks Again for Your Patience,
PlanetMUG Administrator

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