Some of you may have experienced problems when trying to access
www.breakoutwatch.com and/or essential.breakoutwatch.com over the
The domain registration expired on Saturday and we were immediately
alerted by the domain registrar that the site would not be accessible.
We then tried to process a payment through the registrar's payment
system but that was out of service. Phone calls to the registrar were
answered but they were unable to get their technical support to resolve
the problem immediately. Consequently we were unable to renew the
domain registration until their payment system was back online which
wasn't until Sunday morning Hawaii time. By that time the internet's
domain name servers across the country (and world) had been notified
that the ip address for breakoutwatch.com had been changed and users
were directed to a page telling them that the domain had expired.
By mid-day on Sunday most mainland domain name servers had been updated
with the real ip address and so most of you would have had access
by Sunday afternoon, although here in Hawaii at 5pm I still cannot
If you are still having trouble reaching our servers, please use the ip
address for each server as follows:
For breakoutwatch.com : http://184.108.40.206
For essential.breakoutwatch.com: http://220.127.116.11
We regret and apologize for any inconvenience or confusion you
may have experienced trying to access our site. We will be extending
everyone's subscription by one day in compensation.
Thank you for your understanding.