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Merry Xmas!

QuakeNet staff wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thanks for your continuing support!

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New server link

New Server stockholm.se.quakenet.org As of this week we are welcoming a new server to the game, its stockholm.se.quakenet.org kindly hosted by Sunet. While we are getting a new server, we are losing an old one. Since last week portlane.se.quakenet.org has ...

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dreamhack.se delink

dreamhack.se delink It's with great sadness that we after almost 10 years of great service have to announce that dreamhack.se.quakenet.org will be delinking later this week. This is due to dreamhack restructuring their online services within Scandinavia. QuakeNet would like ...

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Explanation

Posted by merloch on Friday 11 May 2001

As many of our regulars have found out, QuakeNet have been in a state of chaos during the last 36 hours. I will now try to give a explanation.

Early yesterday morning, an unidentified person or a group of persons initiated a Distributed Denial of Service attack on the irc.dk server cluster. Thus affecting both IRC servers and the server hosting the channel service Q. In order to maintain some means of network stability, the ISP housing the servers were forced to block all access to the network segment where the QuakeNet servers was located. During the last 36 hours we have fought to reestablish the network, and it seems we have now succeeded. We have brought the channel service online, and have reorganized the network to function upon the loss of a central hub. We still have work to do and the QuakeNet email addresses is not operational yet, but we're working on a solution.

Police agencies are now involved in this incident, and we hope the responsible person / group of persons will be prosecuted.

Once we bring the remaining parts of QuakeNet online, and return to a normal state of operations, we will of course notify you through this website.

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Did you hear something from the police? =) (yeah I\'m late...)

Rangierer said on Tuesday 13 May 2003

iam also verylate, what did you here?

{5d}-kawaki- said on Friday 12 November 2004