WordPress upgrade problems

There’s a lot going on. I Changed VPS hosts. I upgraded Ubuntu from 14 to 18, of course PHP and a slough of other shit. Then of course upgraded from WordPress 4.6 to 5.2. Been dealing with various random issues. Here are a couple from today. Installed LetsEncrypt and SSLd off my hosted sites.   1. LetsEncrypt WordPress Site This is pretty straight forward. Console in to your server and…

How to export all DNS records

Quickly Move DNS. The answer is you can’t but don’t back button yet, it only takes a few steps. Let me explain. Some DNS stuff is inherent and other stuff is referenced. For that reason it can’t be discovered 3rd party. Things like A, MX and TXT records are inherent while sub-domains are referenced. Inherent records (my name for it) can be looked up using things like MXToolbox.com. Or dig a Nix command…

GoDaddy or NoDaddy

Full disclosure, I never recommend GoDaddy to anyone, EVER! I think they spend more on Superbowl commercials than infrastructure. Here’s a chat transcript with a GoDaddy Support Rep. I had an A Record configured and the IP kept resolving to a GoDaddy IP. In the end I was offered no explanation other than, GoDaddy hosts millions of sites and it isn’t their fault.   GoDaddy Rep:  Thank you for contacting…

Setup and Configure No-IP Solution for Azure Service Bus

NO-IP offers dynamic domain services, You can read more about dynamic domain services here. No-IP is free and you get three hostnames. You can upgrade to 25 hostnames for 20$ a year, its pretty cheap. Oh, and the free version you have to confirm your hostnames once a month. Sign-up 1. Go to NO-IP’s website and create an account. https://www.noip.com/sign-up (note: when I signed up I created my hostname) 2. Activate account. This has…

Bondbyte.Shredder – Logging System

How it works The logging system uses the Windows Event viewer for logging transactions that occur during execution. These messages are unique to each type of connection and transformation definition. Transformation messages & errors that may during message processing are normally specific to our application. Connection related messages & errors are more specific to the underlying framework. In other words, FTP connections may reveal FTP type messages and errors while…

SharePoint 2007 Master Page Inheritance

Problem: When Creating Sites within a Web Applications Site Collection the Master Page can be set to inerhit but new sites do not enherit from the master page as expected. This is due to a bug in Microsoft sharepoint and has been deemed as a low priority. You can read more information below. http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepointcustomization/thread/46ae97fe-0dda-4122-a725-acacb687c74a/#page:2 Reproduce: Defined a new master page and set it as default for the main site. Any…

Add more than two levels to SharePoint navigation control

Problem: Sharepoint out of the box only allows you to create Menus with a single Sub Menu within the navigation bar. Menu – | -Sub Menu Solution: If you are looking for something like this. Menu – | -Sub Menu – | -Sub Menu 1. Open the master page in SharePoint Designer. 2. Locate the SharePoint:ASPMenu within TopNavContainer. Or simply click the nav bar within the page. 3. Locate the…

Publish MySite Master page changes

Assume you have to make changes to a Mysite default.aspx or default.master page. Assume then that you have to publish your changes to all my sites. There is not link within SharePoint to access the mysite structure for all site users. Use the link below to navigate to site pages store. http://mysite/_layouts/sitemanager.aspx