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Galleon Systems Answers Your ‘Shellshock’ Bug Questions
Posted by Stuart Thomason on 01 October 2014 11:08

A recent announcement, about the discovery of a new bug affecting the widely used Bash command interpreter, has sparked widespread concern regarding the security of Unix and Linux operated systems. But, what is the ‘Shellshock’ bug? Is my Linux operated NTP time server affected? Do I need to do anything? Read on to get your questions answered.

What is Bash?

If you’re unfamiliar


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Maintenance Complete
Posted by Stuart Thomason on 24 September 2014 14:18

Hi All,

The Scheduled Maintenance carried out on our Support Site today has been completed successfully.

As the service has now been restored we will continue operating as normal. Any outstanding support from phone calls will now be entered into the support site.

We Thank You again for your patience.

Best Regards,

Galleon Systems Technical Support Team


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Scheduled Maintenance
Posted by Stuart Thomason on 23 September 2014 13:42

Hi All,

We are due to have Scheduled Maintenance on our Support Site from 10:00 GMT(BST) on Wednesday 24th September 2014 for approximately 2 hours.

This will allow us to perform updates and fixes on the system to give you the best experience possible.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause, but we will do everything we can to be back up online as soon as possible.

Support will continue throughout this period by phone – 0121 608


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MSF Radio Signal Interruption
Posted by Stuart Thomason on 28 May 2014 11:24
MSF Scheduled Maintenance Periods

The MSF 60 kHz standard-frequency and time signal, broadcast by Babcock on behalf of NPL, is occasionally taken off-air to allow maintenance work on the masts and antennas at Anthorn Radio Station to be carried out in safety. This means that your radio-controlled clock will not be picking up the MSF signal, so may not be working correctly.


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Galleon Systems Update – TimeSync 4 Software Updated
Posted by Daniel Waldron on 15 May 2014 08:58

A minor bug affecting TimeSync 4 software used with Galleon Systems’ TS models of time server have been resolved.

In particular, an issue affecting the TS-400 and TS-500 time servers has been fixed. The problem affecting these time server models involved


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May Bank Holiday
Posted by Marketing Team on 02 May 2014 08:57

Hi All,

Monday 5th May, 2014, is a bank holiday in the UK. The offices of Galleon Systems will be closed on this date and will re-open on Tuesday 6th May, 2014.

During this time there will be no, or limited, technical support available. However, you can still submit a ticket via the support site or search for a solution to your technical problem via the


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