[sdiy] Microchip website unavailable

Paul Schreiber synth1 at airmail.net
Sat Dec 7 23:41:10 CET 2013


a) yes I do.

b) I have no idea where the servers physically are.

Paul S.


-----Original Message-----
From: cheater00 . [mailto:cheater00 at gmail.com] 
Sent: Saturday, December 07, 2013 3:34 PM
To: Paul Schreiber
Cc: synthdiy diy
Subject: Re: [sdiy] Microchip website unavailable

On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 11:28 PM, Paul Schreiber <synth1 at airmail.net> wrote:
> Not due to weather, it's nice and sunny here today. I don't recall 
> seeing an email at work yesterday about the site being shut down.
>
> So yes, weird.
>
> Paul S.

Do you work at Microchip?

Their server is likely just in a computing centre that's getting DDOS'ed.
Nothing unusual about it. They should get some offsite mirrors and a
round-robin DNS.

Cheers,
D.




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