Here are the Top 51 Most Visited Posts on Sysadmins of the North. This list of high rated and interesting posts is compiled using Jetpack’s statistics and a nifty shortcode function by WebDevStudios.com. Have a look at them, you might have missed an interesting one!
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The feedly news reader app for Android is a great way to have all Saotn.org posts available on your smartphone. Feedly news reader is basically just an RSS-feed reader that you can install on your smartphone or tablet. In just a few steps you add the Saotn.org RSS feed to your favorite newspapers, magazines and blogs.
For my more novice Dutch readers, I started a new website project: ITFAQ.nl. A website dedicated to explain commonly used computer and internet techniques. Some of the topics include: What is DNS?, How do I edit wp-config.php through FTP?, How do I send an email with telnet?, and so on.
We all love old games. It’s a nostalgia thing from when we played those really old games on our 286 (or older, like an MSX) computer, either using floppy disks or cassettes/cartridges. There is nothing much sysadmin about this, it’s all about FUN! You all remember Airborne Ranger, Operation Wolf, Blues Brothers, Gunboat and The Lost Vikings, right? …
Or at least, rethink it through before buying one… This is personal rant towards #Acer, with an advice undertone: really, really investigate the computer or laptop you want to purchase, because you might get an unhappy surprise that later on the laptop doesn’t meet your expectations.
This post provides links to some articles I found last week. The posts might be interesting in various fields of expertise, for either system administrators or developers (DevOps). Topics include: web security, WordPress performance, ASP.NET MVC caching, partial trust, view state MAC, and fixing IIS website hangs.
Umbraco 6.0.2 fails when using MySQL, because Umbraco has changed their database layer/logic, breaking MySQL support. . This issue was first spotted in version 6.0.0RC, and reported in the Umbraco development group on Google Groups. This post explains the exact problem:
Just came across DMARC.org, which looks like a promising specification to fight email-based abuse. From its website:
Meer en meer Mail Transport Agents (MTAs) bieden tegenwoordig standaard ondersteuning voor e-mail transport over het IPv6 protocol. Maar nog niet iedere Internet Service Provider (ISP) heeft de beschikking over een netwerk dat geschikt is voor IPv6. Op de klantenservice van mijn werkgever Vevida komen regelmatig meldingen binnen met daarin een foutmelding als: