November 28, 2011 – NZBMatrix is currently down. Right now the site is timing out. NZBMatrix.info shows the site is offline but doesn’t give a reason so we’re not sure how long they’ll down. In the meantime here’s a list of alternative NZB sites to consider. You can also sign up for the Newshosting $9.99 deal which includes the Newshosting Usenet client with built-in search.
November 21, 2011 – The NZBMatrix site is currently down. Same ‘Database Server: Connection Error‘ as we’ve seen in the past. Not likely a simple database fix given the recurrence. Hopefully the NZBMatrix team will find a long-term solution.
November 19, 2011 – NZBMatrix was hit with a DDOS (distributed denial of service) attack. They are working through the issue and hope to have the site along with API and RSS bookmarks up soon.
November 15, 2011 – The NZBMatrix site is currently down. Visitors are seeing a message stating ‘Database Server: Connection Error‘. Hopefully they will have the site back up soon.
November 11, 2011 – The NZBMatrix site is currently down. Visitors are seeing a message stating ‘Database Server: MySQL Connection Error: Too many connections‘. Same issue they had earlier in the week.
November 9, 2011 – The NZBMatrix site is currently down. Visitors are seeing a message stating ‘Database Server: MySQL Connection Error: Too many connections‘. According to NzbMatrix.info the site is offline as they look into the SQL issues.
November 1, 2011 update – Nzbmatrix is currently down as they work to transition to new servers. So if you see the ‘Doing some upgrades, back soon…’ message don’t worry. According to nzbmatrix,info the update should be complete sometime tomorrow.
October 7, 2011 – NZBMatrix is having some issues. The message being displayed for users is “dbconn: mysql_connect: Host ‘nzbmatrix.com’ is blocked because of many connection errors; unblock with ‘mysqladmin flush-hosts'”. The Nzbmatrix.info site shows the current status as ‘issues’ with no ETA on the fix.
August 24, 2011 – NZBMatrix is currently down due to a fiber cut near their hosting provider. All servers remain online so once the fiber is fixed the site will be back up.
July 1 ,2011 update: NZBMatrix experienced another outage today. As we understand it was caused by their host performing emergency maintenance. The site is back online but as of 5:30 PM EST NZBxxx is still down.
June 20, 2011 update: NZBMatrix is experiencing an outage. Their service status page (nzbmatrix.info) shows that all sites and services are “Offline” due to a router failure at the hosts site. The fix is estimated to take an hour. In the meantime here is a list of alternate NZB sites.
February 5, 2011 update: one of our favorite NZB sites – NZBMatrix – is down at the moment. Their service status page (nzbmatrix.info) shows the site as “Online” but nzbmatrix.com is currently down. We will let you know as any further updates are released. In the meantime if you need an alternative Usenet search engine visit NewsgroupReviews.com.