Daenerys inaccessible

2 May 2016 5:38 PM Daenerys ( 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
    Resolved: TBA
    Status: attending
    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.