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2020-05-11

Server #2 went down around 7am. There is a problem with the hypervisor that it lives on and will be moved to a new host shortly.

2020-05-03

I almost never use my dnscrypt.ca based XMPP address so I changed the contact page to show my snork.ca XMPP address. That way I only need to monitor a single account eh.

2020-04-05

The host that runs Server #2 was down for a half hour around 6pm yesterday. When the host came back up the scripts I made were able to successfully restart all of the listeners.

2020-04-03

Sorry folks, I screwed up the certs notification for routedns, so the doh services were barfing up an expired cert error. I have picked up fresh certs and they are running fine again. My bad!

2020-02-22

The DNSSEC signatures expired today and as a result the dnscrypt.ca domain was not resolving properly for about 15 minutes. The resolvers were up and anyone already connected to them should not have noticed, but anyone initiating a new connection may not have been able to connect. Totally my bad. Sorry folks, I am going ot see if I can make a script that will automate signing (update BIND zone and reload domain) every second week.

2020-02-14

I am expecting to switch from rebel.ca to 10dollar.ca in the next week or two. There should be no downtime [assuming DNS transfers fine] and if all goes well nobody will even notice. :-)

2020-01-11

Someone recently alerted me to the fact that the provider-name and fingerprint information for the servers should be more readily available, so I changed the table on the main page to show a lot more information. All of this info can be compared against the public resolver list by using the dnscrypt.info stamp page.

2020-01-01

Server #1 is moving to a new IP address (both IPv4 and IPv6). Most clients should automatically pull the new addresses from the public resolver list but see the main page if you need the details.

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