Category: Web hosting and email

We offer a range of website hosting products aimed at U.K. web site owners. Find the latest news on our web hosting and email products in this section.

Professional Hosting Shell Updates

Many of you are now using our new Professional Hosting package and have over the past few months requested extra features be added to the shell environment provided with this package as standard. With these requests in hand, over the weekend a number of new features have been added to the shell that should please a number of users. First...

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How To Upgrade to Professional Hosting

A Step-by-Step Guide to Migrating from 34SP.com Personal Hosting to a New Professional Hosting Account With the popularity of our new Professional Hosting account, many existing users are clamouring to convert over from Personal Hosting. If you are still not convinced that you should upgrade you may want to check out this side-by-side comparison of Personal and Professional Hosting. The...

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FTP Security on VPS and Reseller Accounts

We are aware that a number of reseller hosting and VPS hosting accounts are also being affected by unauthorised FTP uploads. On our shared hosting accounts where we know what domains have been created and can alter these directly from our systems, with the reseller and vps accounts we cannot do this directly. We can however offer you a method...

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FTP Security Updates

Due to a large number of malicious attacks targeted against FTP accounts, we have decided to make some changes on our users behalf. As of this post all personal and business account users should see the FTP security lock enabled on their accounts. This blocks FTP access until you reverse this option via our site. In addition if your account...

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FTP Exploits and Account Hacks

Over the last 48 hours we have noticed an increased number of attacks against hosting accounts. The attacks take the form of exploiting the FTP server to upload malicious content to accounts. The present attack we are seeing uploads files (htaccess) used to redirect incoming search engine visitors to spam sites. In light of this current uptick we have updated...

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Greylisting to Prevent Spam

All account holders that use email are interested in reducing the incidence of spam. Whether your account is our new Professional Hosting, or VPS Hosting, or a Reseller Hosting account – greylisting may be of use to you. Greylisting is a method of defending email users against spam. A mail transfer agent (MTA) using greylisting will ”temporarily reject” any email...

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Professional Hosting Debuts!

As I’m sure you already know, 34SP.com has always tried to deliver the highest value and service at reasonable prices. That is why we are really excited to tell you about some big changes for 2009. 34SP.com recently sent out surveys to all of our clients. After reading thousands of surveys and literally tens of thousands of personal responses from...

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Cheap bandwidth for everyone

Just a quick update that we have now lowered our bandwidth prices for everyone.  Excess bandwidth is now billed at 1 pound per 1GB excess.  This applies to all 34SP.com accounts and services. Please note we also sponsor sites with heavy traffic levels.  If your site needs high bandwidth allocations (10GB+) and you feel your site visitors might be a...

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