Server Information

Updated Sun Aug 12 16:25:22 BST 2018

System Backup and Maintenance

The Glasgow Perthshire web site and server will undergo automatic maintenance and backup procedures between the hours of 00:00-06:00 daily (local UK time). Performance when downloading pages during this time may be affected for short periods.

Scheduled Downtime

Scheduled downtime for this server which is likely to last more than 30 minutes will be listed on the BrownNet web site, in the Alerts section of the Home page, and on the Society's Facebook/Twitter/RSS feeds.

Pop-ups and Links to External Sites

Links to external web sites will normally be opened in a new browser window. Some browsers may treat these new windows as "pop-ups" and try to block them - you can set your browser to allow pop-ups from this site. The method will be dependent on your browser.

Google PageSpeed Insights

Check out this site's ratings on Google PageSpeed Insights. N.B.: like many things, this may not work correctly with Internet Explorer, but you can manually enter the URL to be rated.

XHTML Validity Checker

Like many things, the W3C XHTML Validity Checker at the bottom of each page may not work with Internet Explorer, though you can enter the URL to be checked manually using the form on the Validator Home Page. Complain to Microsoft.


OpenBSD Logo.

The computer running this web server uses the pro-actively secure operating system OpenBSD.

Nginx Logo.

This web site uses the Nginx web server software.

Let's Encrypt Logo.

This web site is secured by a free SSL certificate from Let's Encrypt.

BrownNet Logo.

This web site is hosted on BrownNet.

This web site was designed, created, and is maintained by Alastair F. Brown.