Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 24

Error activating Jetpack: SSL certificate problem: self signed certificate in certificate chain

Error activating Jetpack: SSL certificate problem: self signed certificate in certificate chain I haven’t had the need to activate Jetpack on a new site for a while but now that I did I came across this issue: Jetpack could not contact WordPress.com: register_http_request_failed. This usually means something is incorrectly configured on your web host. SSL …

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Apr 23

How to: Make my DNS server resolve my WPAD entry for my proxy server and what is the DNS Block List?

How to: Make my DNS server resolve my WPAD entry for my proxy server and what is the DNS Block List? I’ve been working on setting up my corporate network to use Microsoft’s TMG proxy in order to better handle the traffic (restricting sites, etc). And while trying to configure the proxy’s automatic detection you …

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Apr 18

Why does my Mac OSX say “update needed” on every boot?

Why does my Mac OSX say “update needed” on every boot? If you recently reinstalled your Mac with OS X you might notice that every time you reboot when you try to login instead of showing the username of the first user account created it shows an icon with the text “Update Needed”. You can of …

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Apr 13

How to: Prevent CrashPlan Pro from shutting down abruptly

How to: Prevent CrashPlan Pro from shutting down abruptly We’ve been using CrashPlan Pro as our backup solution for offsite backups. Because of the time it takes to upload the files over the internet we have been doing backups of different folders based on their importance. Recently we ran into the issue that when performing a …

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Apr 12

Global Attack on WordPress Sites

Global Attack on WordPress Sites I´ve been rather busy but I thought I would share this. I received an email from our web hosting provider indicating that there is a global distributed attack that aims at compromising WordPress and other CMS installations in order to orchestrate attacks remotely. I am sharing the original message below so you …

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