As of 2:33 pm 12/19/2016 multiple servers : emergency network maintenance
At present, we’re working to correct a networking issue affecting the following servers:
All gator2000 and gator3000 series servers.
All web2000 series servers.
Multiple VPS servers.
Multiple dedicated servers (Linux and Windows).
Multiple Cloud and Optimized WordPress servers.
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Linux Systems Administrator
We're currently aware of a networking issue affecting connectivity to multiple servers and are working to resolve as quickly as possible.
— HostGator (@HostGator) December 9, 2016