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Supportfiles has moved (and it's address has changed)

Alan Hargreaves
Senior Principal Technical Support Engineer

Over the last couple of hours the physical location of the supportfiles.sun.com server changed. The benefit is that the machine is now in the same building as the machines that we use to analyse your uploads, so getting the data onto those machines is now substantially faster.

What do I have to do to take advantage of this?

If you are using the DNS to look it up, then nothing, the DNS has changed over to using the new address. However, if you are using the IP address, you need to start using the new one. We are still uploading from the old server for the moment, but it is a substantially slower link. The new address is

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