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Editor’s note: Today we have a guest post from one of our developers and there’s tons of juicy technical content! Introducing the open source Opalstack Python Library Today, we are releasing an open-source Python library to make using our JSON API even simpler. PyPI: https://pypi.org/project/opalstack/ Github: https://github.com/opalstack/opalstack-python Almost everything...

Your ultimate guide to migrating from Google Workspace to Nextcloud

What is Nextcloud and why should you migrate to it? Nextcloud is an open source content collaboration suite that has most of the features available in Google Workspace (formerly GSuite, formerly “Google Apps” if you can remember that far back). If you want to host your own private Docs,...

Opalstack Updates – New features, SXSW, and more!

You may remember our last post here was the 1st part in a 3 part series where we walked through how we upgraded our systems to scale. Well, we were really going write that whole series. But then, WebFaction really, actually shut down and that ended up eating up most of...

Mid year updates: Part 1/3 – a new dashboard! ✨

Some of the most consistent feedback we’ve received over the last couple years has been about 2 things: The speed, design, and usability of the dashboard The time it takes for changes to propagate from the dashboard to the server We’ve spent the last 6 months working to solve...

Opalstack Notice: Opted-out WebFaction accounts will be cancelled in 8 days!

👋 Hi! It’s been a while since you’ve heard from all of us at Opalstack. Things have been quite busy over the last month since WebFaction announced their official closing plans! First up – the warning: 🚨🚨🚨 If you opted-out of being migrated to tsoHost you only 11 days...

August Update

👋 Hey! We’re back with a quick update on more of what’s new! ✨ More VPS Locations! 🌏 We’ve added a bunch of new locations for VPS hosting so that you can be even closer to your users. When we launched the VPS service last October the following locations...

☀️ Summer Update: new features and more!

Hey everyone! 👋 It’s been a while since our last post. We’ve been quiet but busy as we’ve continued to build and refine Opalstack’s services.  Please read on to find out what’s new! ✨ New features! Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificates for Everybody When we launched our Let’s Encrypt integration just...

Important disclosure for our German email customers

We are sorry to report that on January 8th 2020 we were notified that the IMAP server in Germany allowed access with incorrect/empty passwords. Upon further investigation we found that a configuration error we made allowed anyone with knowledge of the full mailbox name and the IMAP server to...