Watchguard XTM 5 Hardware Firewalls


Aus Net Servers Australia is pleased to announce that they will commence the roll out of brand new Watchguard XTM5 firewalls to protect the core network and the network routes of our shared server clusters.

Negations have been been underway for a few months now with several firewall supply companies but just today Watchguard was chosen from the shortlisted applicants to become the new hardware firewall provider.

More and more every day we are choosing to do business online, shopping online, banking as well as other recreational activities online, thus we as a server provider and a managed hosting solutions provider needs to step-up our protection to ensure your data is safe and secure.

Throughout this year we have seen many attacks hit the news about major corporations been subject to high level DDOS attacks, and Randsomware attacks that have either being an in-connivance  or caused huge losses of businesses proving how to relaxed we are about pour internet security.

Throughout the next 6 months we will commence rolling out 3-5 new XTM5 units and a further 2-3 in the following 6 months bringing the maximum total rollout amount to 8.

Aus Net Servers Australia will also be purchasing a few additional boxes for use by our clients (for an additional monthly cost) on their un-managed, colo or dedicated server solutions.

if you would like more information on the Watchguard XTM5 units that we will be rolling out please contact us on 1300 933 038 or


The All New ANSA Website

Just writing to you all today to let you know that Aus Net Servers Australia has been updated and is now live for all clients.

Aus Net Servers Australia outsourced a brand new, clean and professional layout to replace the old, outdated website that we used to have.

The website can be viewed using the following links:

Consumer Clients:

Business Clients:

Please send your feedback to info [at] ausnetservers [dot] net [dot] au


New cPanel Plans Comming Soon

Hey Guys,

Just writing to let you know some good news that i have just handed down to our staff. We will be reviewing all cPanel Web-Hosting plans in the next few weeks in time for the new years rush. So stayed tuned to this thread and keep looking on the website.

Also keep an eye out for our christmas specials and our summer specials that will be released in the next few weeks and posted both in here and on the website.

Let us know what you think by leaving your comments below. What type of package features would you the client like to see from an Australian host that no other host is doing.

Dell Poweredge R710 Servers


Hey Guys,

Just a quick heads up that we are looking to install more Dell Poweredge R710 Servers in our Melbourne Datacentre Facility. We are just waiting for the order approval from Dell. The specifications are as follows:

Make: Dell Poweredge

Model: Poweredge R710

HDD Type:  7.2K RPM, 6Gbps Near Line SAS 2.5″ Hard Drive – HotPlug

HDD Size:  5x 1TB ( Mirrored )

Raid Type:  RAID-4

CPU: Intel (R) Xeon (R) X5675 3.06GHz, 12M Cache, 6.40 GT/s QPI, Turbo, HT, 6C

Ram Type: 1333MHz Dual Ranked RDIMMs for 2 Processors

Ram Size: 16GB

On board Network: 4x Gigabit Networking

DRAC Controller: Yes ( Dedicated Port )

We are interested to know what you think. Let us know by leaving a comment below

OS Backup Image Rollout

As you may or may not been aware Aus Net Servers Australia has been making a huge number of changes to our core network this month, all these changes will all conenct when our new dark fibre network goes live in 2012.

Aus Net Servers Australia is well into its second phaze in reguards to our OS Image System.

All 2008 and upward servers will be enabled with OS Backups with the image storage on our local network as well as on a hidden partition on your server. This will take several weeks to roll out but when we get to your rack you will hear from us. No need to panic as we will be incontact when and if you are compatible for the upgrade.

Syay tuned over the next few weeks for more great exciting news from Aus Net Servers Australia is we jet off into the future.

Let us know your feedback and comments by leaving a comment below

Automated cPanel Backups


Aus Net Servers Australia is proud to announce that its new backup system has now gone live to our shared and dedicated web hosting custmours. All Web-Hosting clients can rest easy knowing that their website is backed up on 3 intervals. Daily, Weekly & Monthly.

The backups are stored locally on the webserver as well as on our storage array. The backups are completed at 3AM on each cycle.

If you wish to have your sitge restored you can do so by logging into your client area and submitting a support ticket to our shared our dedicated support team.

If you have any further questions feel free to contact us for more information

Upgrade To Centos 6.0.1 Stable

Aus Net Servers Australia is proud to announce that the CentOS devolpment team has finally released a CentOS 6.0 for x86-32 and x86-64 architectures. CentOS 6.0 is based on the upstream release EL 6.0 and includes packages from all variants of the operating system.

All upstream repositories have been combined into one, to make it easier for end users to work with. Since upstream has a 6.1 version already released, CentOS team will be using a Continous Release repository for 6.0 to bring all 6.1 and post 6.1 security updates to all 6.0 users, till such time as CentOS 6.1 is released itself.

Over the comming weeks we will be upgrading all our images in our repositories to Centos 6.0/6.1.

If you have any futher enquires or you would like your Dedicated Server / VPS Server upgraded to the new version please login to our client area and lodge a support ticket.

Please Note:  There is no compatibility issues at this stage with programs and software on the new version of Centos.


iOS5 – Apple’s New Mobile Operating System


Apple released its newest mobile operating system today. With over 200+ new features, new look and better performance everybody wants a piece of the action.

With Apple’s newest member the Apple iPhone 4S’s release date just around the corner the new operating system could not come out at a better time

Let us know what you think? What would you like to see in the new operating system?

WHMCS Chat Addon

Aus Net Servers Australia has mirgrated from its old chat/ chat support system “LiveZilla” to our new chat system that is intergrated into our billing / sales and ordering system.

This new software will allow us to pull up your details directly if you log into your account and then click on the live support button.

There are still a few minor bugs with it but we expect to have them ironed out in the next few days.

Let us know what you think of the new system