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State of the Sanctuary 2021

A year ago when I was writing the last State of the Sanctuary blog post, I had no idea what laid ahead in the months that followed. Like something out of a disaster movie’s early scenes, the news reports of the situation in China were almost just background noise, not garnering much attention. At that …

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Create Instant Remote Work Meetings with Microsoft Teams

Wish you could save time scrolling through your team’s chat and just have a quick meeting instead? Now you can turn a chat conversation into an instant remote meeting using @Microsoft Teams feature, “Meet now”. Check it out!

Now Available: Ubuntu 20.04

We’re pleased to announce support for Ubuntu 20.04 on the File Sanctuary Cloud! Ubuntu 20.04 is the latest LTS (long term support) release of Ubuntu. An LTS release means that maintenance and security updates will be released for this version for the next five years. We’re supporting Ubuntu 20.04 in 64-bit and for those of …

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Now Available: Ubuntu 18.04

We’re pleased to announce support for Ubuntu 18.04 on the File Sanctuary Cloud! Ubuntu 18.04 is the latest LTS (long term support) release of Ubuntu. An LTS release means that maintenance and security updates will be released for this version for the next five years. We’re supporting Ubuntu 18.04 in 64-bit and for those of …

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What do ICANN’s new domain transfer rules mean for you?

To ensure a fair and open Internet, the policies surrounding registration and transfer of generic top-level domains (gTLDs) are overseen by a non-profit organisation called ICANN. ICANN is changing the rules for domain transfers on December 1, 2016. The old transfer policy was only invoked when transferring a domain between two different registrars, for example, …

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Now Available: Ubuntu 16.04

Starting today we’re pleased to announce for support for Ubuntu 16.04 on the File Sanctuary Cloud! Ubuntu 16.04 is the latest LTS (long term support) release of Ubuntu. An LTS release means that maintenance and security updates will be released for this version for the next five years. We’re supporting Ubuntu 16.04 in both 64-bit …

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It’s all about trust: why SSL matters for your website

SSL is not only important for the encryption it provides, it is also a very important tool in building trust amongst your visitors and increasing sales. GlobalSign carried out a survey of European Internet users in November 2014 and their findings highlight some concerning trends and what you can do to stay trustworthy in the …

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Making webmail even better

We’ve updated our Roundcube webmail service today with some great new features: You can now search across multiple folders in one search — just click the magnifying glass on the left of the search field to find the new options If you have lots of folders, you can now search for them by name — …

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All new domains!

Over the last year we have been growing our list of available domains to well over a hundred and will continue to add to this list for the foreseeable future. Now you can have domain that best describes you and what you are about. For example there are 600 million groups on Facebook, now you …

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New summer domain offers

In addition to our release of new domain names we have cut the price of three of our popular domains by half. Save 50% on .me .me is an excellent choice for individuals looking for a unique, personalised domain name. Although it is a rapidly growing domain, the overall number of registrations is still fairly …

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We’re 13 years old today!

In the last year we have grown exponentially and we couldn’t have done it without you, our customers. In the past year we’ve added new services, lots of new domains, we’ve built a new website, moved into a new office, and even expanded our team. We’re letting you join in the celebrations too by saving …

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The Heartbleed TLS vulnerability — what you need to know

What happened? OpenSSL is software that protects your sensitive data as it travels back and forth over the Internet. There has been a bug recently discovered in the OpenSSL TLS Heartbeat implementation that can leak memory contents between your computer and web servers and vice versa. As such this has been named the ‘Heartbleed’ issue. …

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New domain offers for Q1 2014

Until March 31st 2014 you can make a saving on .info and .me! This new for 2014 offer will save you 30% on .info, now only £6.99/year or $11.89/year. Also save a massive 50% on .me, now just £7.49/year or $12.49/year. Simply follow the link below to the domain name pages and sign up today. …

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Changing your spam filter settings

Here at File Sanctuary we realise that while our default spam filter settings will be great for most people, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. As such we have added controls to allow you to customise the spam filter for your email account. Every email you receive is analysed by our SpamAssassin filter and given a …

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Holiday 2013 domain offers

Right up until December 31, 2013 you can make a massive saving on .co, .mx and .info domains. Save 33%: now just £13.39/year or $22.10/year! From startups and small businesses to big brands and multi-national corporations, the .co domain is the web address of choice for innovation and creativity. .co gives your big ideas a …

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Meet the File Sanctuary team!

We’re going retro! You can now meet the File Sanctuary team on IRC in #filesanctuary on irc.freenode.net (if you don’t have an IRC client, you can use the web interface instead). It’s primarily intended as a social space for our team to kick back and talk to our customers about non-work things (and probably post …

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Setting up a security question

At File Sanctuary we take your security very seriously. Sometimes our customers contact us outside of support tickets (eg by phone, using our live chat, etc). When this happens, we need to be sure that you’re really who you say you are, and not someone else pretending to be you. You can now choose a …

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