Software Update on the Seedbox

Some of you Seedbox users may have already some downtime and errors while using your Seedbox since the day before; we were testing a newer version of rtorrent 0.9.0, which didn’t turn out really well as we received reports that it does not fare well with some private trackers’ policies. Therefore we moved down to version 0.8.9.

And just not long ago, we’ve completed the update. Your Seedboxes should be able to deal with magnet links now. As most of you may have already known, magnet uri requires DHT in order to look for peers and metadata. Although, you may want to disable DHT out of your own preference if you decided not to use magnet links ever. (Options > BitTorrent > Untick “Enable DHT Network”)

Here’s a short read about DHT and the few myths that came along with it for those of you who are interested, on TorrentFreak.

A shout out to all those BolehVPN Seedbox users out there, do not hesitate to contact us via email or on the support forums if you do encounter any sort of trouble while on rtorrent 0.8.9.

Good day.


UPDATE: Users on Kapas may not be able to access their Seedbox via FTP. A temporary solution would be using SFTP. Or you could request http access if required.

UPDATE #2: FTP login errors on Kapas is fixed!

SB Canada down again – Possibly changing hardware, maybe host

SBCA (Seedbox) is still having intermittent connectivity issues and we understand your frustration with this server. It has gone down again and we have contacted them and in the event they cannot resolve this once and for all, we’ll move hosts again.

We apologize for the inconvenience caused especially when we had thought that this host would have been a better one.

Lux Server Outage and Swiss2 Slowdown

About 2:30 PM today (GMT +8), Cochise and Seedbox 3 went down due to maintenance at the datacenter.

Cochise (a fully routed Luxembourg server) is having problems coming back up but Seedbox 3 is up and running with all rtorrent instances restarted. Performance on Seedbox 3 may be a little slow until all the hashing has been completed.

We are also investigating a slowdown with Swiss2.