I just thought I'd drop this post into the forum in hopes of helping those who cannot get into the panel to generate a Support Trouble Ticket.
You are not misssing much:
---- from the "Contact Support" page ----
********* Critical Announcement *********
(posted 14 mins 35 secs ago)
If you are experience website slowness or downtime on all of your sites hosted then the
chances are that you are experiencing the network problems that have been plaguing us
for some time. We have major maintenance scheduled for Monday that we feel will resolve
these long standing issues. The network issues unfortunately got worse today so the
downtime you may be experience is system wide and we are already working on the issue.
If you are not writing in about these problems please continue to support, otherwise
please keep an eye on dreamhoststatus. Sorry about the problems, we are hopeful for
You can keep updated at dreamhoststatus.com!
Still need to submit a support request?
This is from the last time I was able to check the panel, which was sometime between 2000 and 2030 PDT (GMT-8). Shortly before that the screen showed 461 tickets pending.
I have not been able to load the "Contact Support" screen since. It looks like dreamhoststatus.com, as paltry as it is at present, is "as good as it gets" for now
* am NOT a Dreamhost Employee