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Custom Domain Blogs - October 1, 2008

Like many Blogger blogs that publish to a Google Custom Domain, all blogs in Nitecruzr Dot Net were off the network last night.

The good news is that Blogger Employee Dana, proactively, published an announcement at 23:46 September 30.
Some users are seeing their custom domain blogs forwarding to

We are aware of this problem and are working to resolve this issue immediately.
This is a major improvement from malfunctions of this magnitude, and as the problem apparently started around 23:00, this is particularly significant.

The following morning, during the process of re establishing all aliases in the domain, I encountered a couple of old (yes) friends (not)
Another blog is already hosted at this address
404 Server Not Found

Some custom domain blogs came back with no problems - others didn't. If you have a blog that didn't, you'll likely see one of the above symptoms.

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