2 May 2016 5:38 PM Daenerys (126.96.36.199) is currently inaccessible due to what appears to be a network problem at Seacom / Hetzner. I’m still waiting for feedback from Hetzner.
5:45 PM Daenerys is accessible again, but connections are slow. Still waiting for feedback from Hetzner.
5:56 PM Inaccessible again. Still waiting for Hetzner to respond.
6:02 PM No feedback from Hetzner yet (email or phone) but they have updated their “Network Notices” page with the cause of the problem: a DDOS attack:
- DDOS – Network connectivity – Johannesburg data centre (2016-05-02, ATTENDING)
Start: 2016-05-02 5:53:48 SAST
Point of impact: Truserv and Co-Location customers
Symptoms: Truserv and Co-location customers will have intermittent connectivity to their servers.
Cause of problem: DDos
Estimated time of repair: TBA
Attending: Hetzner Engineers
Source: Hetzner Network Notices
6:20 PM Daenerys appears to be 1oo% accessible now.