I've kicked off the updates for all my managed customers who are using centminmod to upgrade nginx to 1.17.3
Litespeed have released a new version yesterday, which updates the QUIC spec to 43 that the latest Chrome builds support again. So any sites running via HTTPS from cp1.mattwservices.uk will now work via QUIC on Chrome.
The update also bring in support for TLS1.3
I've tested one of the...
After the issues last night with Cloudflare, I've been working on a new DNS setup for the shared hosting platform.
The current setup is a cluster of 4 VPS servers joined to the shared hosting server, located in 4 different DC's with 4 different VPS providers. This can be slow for DNS...
I've moved this site back to Digital Ocean, so it's now split from the billing software.
ipv6 is also enabled and working (my phone with EE used ipv6 and I've tested and it's working correctly).
As it's also a new VPS that is running, it's installed with nginx 1.15.0 which is a new release...
There is a new update available for Litespeed, to update to version 5.2
I've not upgraded on the shared hosting servers yet, as I'm waiting for a couple of stable versions to be released prior to rolling it out here.
LiteSpeed - LiteSpeed Web Server
I'll post an update before I update on here.
I'm going to be away on Holiday Monday 24th April to Friday 28th April, and Friday 2nd June to Saturday 10th June. During this time, no additional work will be accepted or scheduled, and only emergency outages on the shared hosting platform will be worked on.
In the coming week, I'm going to need to start migrating the shared hosting servers over to EasyApache4. The build will be exactly the same (running PHP5.6),however, it will require a small amount of downtime on the servers while it rebuilds, and I get Memcached working again.
I'm going to be...
As per the thread, last night thanks to the heads up from eva2000 , I've already applied the patch to the policy.xml files for all servers that I manage for people where you have ImageMagick installed.
Yesterday, there was a DDOS on one of the sites hosted on cpanel.mattwservices.uk between 13:45 UTC and 13:47 UTC. This caused MySQL to lock up, as the dynamic content was going to MySQL, and used up all 300 available connections.
As a future preventative measure, I've implemented IP address...
Critical glibc Vulnerability Puts All Linux Machines at Risk
Where automatic updated aren't applied, I'm manually running a yum update to get the latest patched versions. Once this is done, I need to reboot the servers / VPS to bring the new versions in, as this is used by a LOT of services.
If you are running Wordpress, it's highly recommended you upgrade ASAP as the new release addresses 2 security issues
Full details can be found here
WordPress 4.4.2 Security Release - Why you need to update immediately - Wordfence
OK, so I've rolled out the new theme for the site and now set it to the default selection.
I do really like the UI.X theme, but fancied a change, and I've been using an Artodia theme for another of my sites, and really like what you can do with it, and how fast and optimized it seems to be...
Changes with nginx 1.9.6 27 Oct 2015
*) Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process when
Thanks to Piotr Sikora and Denis Andzakovic.
*) Bugfix: the $server_protocol variable was empty when using HTTP/2.
*) Bugfix: backend SSL connections in the stream module...
XenForo 1.5.0 Beta 2 is now available to all customers with active licenses. This release primarily focuses on fixing bugs, conflicts, and usability issues discovered since the release of XenForo 1.5.0 Beta 1. We recommend that all customers running a previous 1.5.0 beta upgrade when possible...