Jul 20th Schedule Maintenance 21st 07 2017 12:00 am

Hello our valued user,This is to inform you that we will be performing a scheuled Maintenance on the server node hosting your account at 21st July 2017 12:00 am  GMT+1 please be advised.This is to enable smooth functioning of your websites, Estimated Downtime will be 1 hourIndustry best practices will be followed to reduce this downtime and ... Read More »

Apr 16th Migration of chs5.cloudhost.com.ng node to a bigger server

Hello our valued Users,We would like to use this medium to inform you that we shall be migrating accounts on chs5 server node to a bigger server, we would be do this migration following industry best practices to ensure downtime is zero or very short. We will be backing up accounts and moving them over to the new server over this week, if you ... Read More »

Dec 21st Protect Your wp-admin Directory

Hello,One more tip here for you to secure your Wordpress website from brute-force login attempts.The way to do it is to password-protect your wp-admin directory, so that anyone trying to access wp-admin folder or the wp-login.php script will be prompted to enter a username and password, before they can see the wp-login page.Here is the post we ... Read More »

Dec 20th Wordpress Security Upgrade Changes

In the spirit of the holiday season, we have been going through what went well and didn’t go so well here in CloudHost this year. And we have come up with a few minor changes that will help us to provide you, our users, with a better experience from this holiday on. We know that the occurrence of attacks is usually huge during the Christmas ... Read More »

Jul 28th Server issues are now resolved

For all the inconveniences caused to you our customers over the past 24hours, we are deeply and we want to apologise. This announcement is intended to be an explanation of why the server was unavailable for close to 18 hours. Kindly read, hopefully we will be able to make it up to you with our explanation. We started yesterday like a regular day, ... Read More »

Jul 13th Protection against XMLRPC-based attacks

Hello all, There has recently been an infiltration attack on many accounts on our server. For this we apologise. However, during our investigation and cleanup process, we found that the point of entry to the accounts is a vulnerability issue in the Wordpress feature popularly known as XMLRPC. This function powers off-site access to WordPress ... Read More »

Jun 28th Wordpress Login Layer of Protection against Bruteforce attach

Dear valued customer, In order to serve you better, we have decided to add another layer of protection to all wordpress logins, this decision is to ensure your worpress installation is always secure from people with malicious intentthe login details for this additional layer of protection is below username: ... Read More »

Apr 18th Migration of chs1.cloudhost.com.ng node to a bigger server

We want to use this oppurtunity to notify you of a scheduled migration of your account from this node to a bigger serverMigration will start 19/4/2016 12:00am - 7:00 am you may experience downtime during this period please noteThe length of time a migration can take cannot be predicted as it depends on multiple variables such as load on the ... Read More »

Mar 7th Database connection issue has been resolved

Dear valued customer, You may have observed some database connection issues with your website (if it uses MySQL database) over the weekend specifically from 5th March 2016 6:45 am. After Checking the issues thoroughly, we discovered the cause of the issue: an account with Wordpress site was using inefficient memory allocation plugins. We have ... Read More »

Mar 25th List of premium domain names now available for registration

Recently, the .ng registry reviewed the premium list and have reduced the number of domains available on the premium list. This means that some domains that were originally unavailable are now available for registration. Find below a list of former premium domains that can now be registered at regular ... Read More »