DKIM on Exchange

Setting up DKIM for Exchange Server for DMARC

Setting up DKIM for Exchange Server Out of the box Exchange Server does not support DKIM signing. And it doesn’t look like Microsoft has any intention of adding this feature any time soon. So for now the best way to implement DKIM signing is via third party a plugin. What is DKIM? DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) is an email security standard designed to make sure messages weren’t altered in transit between the sending and recipient servers. It uses public-key cryptography to sign email with a private key as it leaves a sending server. Recipient servers can then use a public key published to a domain’s DNS to verify the source of the message, and that the body of the message hasn’t changed during transit. Once the hash made with the private key is verified with the public key by the recipient server, the message passes DKIM and is considered authentic.… Read More »Setting up DKIM for Exchange Server for DMARC

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All New Landrover Discovery 5 Winch Fitting D5

Fitting a Winch to a MY19 Discovery 5 Components Used Hidden Winch Tray Lucky 8 Proud Rhino Hidden Winch – I specifically asked for the model that had been slightly modified to fit the MY19 model. I know someone who had a tray from 2018 that struggled to fit the MY19 vehicle. Email communications with Lucky8 ensured the correct tray was sent. This is what arrived exactly. No bolts etc. As it turns out… you don’t need any. You will see later. Winch Domin8r x 12,000lb Winch with synthetic rope. – Note that as of 2020 there are two two Domin8r winches available. The one pictures and the Extreme. The extreme has an improved brake system and on inspection was a little larger in height. Because of this and the fact that I had seen images of the “standard” or orange rope version installed on this exact fit, I went… Read More »All New Landrover Discovery 5 Winch Fitting D5

InteractiveWebs Email Setup Smatermail – Outlook 365 Windows

Setting up Outlook 365 to access InteractiveWebs SmarterMail services   When adding an account, select the advanced options after entering your email address. Select IMAP from the Advanced Setup Select NO. You do not want to continue using the certificate. Select Change Account Settings   Enter the following setup. with Security enabled for both incoming and outgoing services. Password as advised. And you are done!

Redirection Module in IIS

SmarterMail Force HTTPS

Setting up an HTTP/HTTPS redirect in IIS Once the SSL certificate is installed, your site still remains accessible via a regular insecure HTTP connection. To connect securely, visitors must specify the https:// prefix manually when entering your site’s address in their browsers. In order to force a secure connection on your website, it is necessary to set up a certain HTTP/HTTPS redirection rule. This way, anyone who enters your site using a link like “” will be redirected to “” or “” (depending on your choice) making the traffic encrypted between the server and the client side.  Below are steps to setup a IIS HTTPS redirect: Download and install the “URL Rewrite” module. Open the “IIS Manager” console and select the website you would like to apply the redirection to in the left-side menu: Double-click on the “URL Rewrite” icon. Click “Add Rule(s)” in the right-side menu. Select “Blank Rule” in… Read More »SmarterMail Force HTTPS

Search Engine Optimization Services SEO

Best 1 – Search Engine Optimisation Services in Sydney

Search Engine Optimisation Services Our Search Engine Optimisation Services With years of experience at Search Engine Marketing SEM and Search Engine Optimisation SE,O and a genuine interest in latest evolving techniques. We are able to provide a total solution for your Search Engine Marketing needs. We cover all aspects of the gamete of SEO Services that are required to deliver Natural Google Ranking Results. Today SEO is more important than ever. With the improvements that the web has undergone over the more recent years, it has become more important than ever to target your website towards your potential customers. The is because of a few significant changes. It is easy to create targeted content with systems like WordPress, so many of your potential competitors are doing this now. Hack SEO companies are everywhere doing a partial job of SEO. This means that at the least you have to do better than… Read More »Best 1 – Search Engine Optimisation Services in Sydney

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WHM Cpanel sshd: /var/empty/sshd must be owned by root and not group or world-writable

  Error: WHM Cpanel sshd: /var/empty/sshd must be owned by root and not group or world-writable is reported via email notifications. Note: Our server is running Centos   Server Primary IPAddress Service Name sshd Service Status failed ⛔ Notification The service “sshd” appears to be down. Service Check Method The system’s command to check or to restart this service failed. Number of Restart Attempts 19 Service Check Raw Output (XID cg7fzv) The “sshd” service is down. The subprocess “/usr/local/cpanel/scripts/restartsrv_sshd” reported error number 3 when it ended. Startup Log Dec 07 02:34:37 systemd[1]: Failed to start OpenSSH server daemon.Dec 07 02:34:37 systemd[1]: Unit sshd.service entered failed state.Dec 07 02:34:37 systemd[1]: sshd.service failed. Log Messages Dec 7 02:34:37 cpanel2 sshd: /var/empty/sshd must be owned by root and not group or world-writable. Memory Information Used 1.12 GB Available 14.01 GB Installed 15.13 GB Load Information 0.00 0.01 0.07 Uptime 1 hour, 30 minutes, and… Read More »WHM Cpanel sshd: /var/empty/sshd must be owned by root and not group or world-writable

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The Apple Developers Union

The Apple Developers Union   Recently a new group of App store developers has banded together to help push the cause of making the Apple App Store a little more developer friendly for people trying to make a living as Developers of applications for Mac’s and iPhones. The website is called The Developers Union and has some listed goals and targets. Their about page states  We believe that people who create great software should be able to make a living doing it. So we created The Developers Union to advocate for sustainability in the App Store. Today, we are asking Apple to publicly commit — by the tenth anniversary of the App Store this July — to allowing free trials for all apps in the App Stores before July 2019. After that, we’ll start advocating for a more reasonable revenue cut and other community-driven, developer-friendly changes. Here is why we… Read More »The Apple Developers Union

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DNN Event ID 1310 after moving website to new server Exception message: Unsecured Passwords Format Detected

IIS throwing Event ID 1310 Exception message: Unsecured Passwords Format Detected The Error Message Exception information: Exception type: ConfigurationErrorsException Exception message: Unsecured Passwords Format Detected. The Membership Provider that contains the unsecure passwords format is: AspNetSqlMembershipProvider. The obsoleted password format is: Encrypted. For more information, see Request information: Request URL: Request path: User host address: User: Is authenticated: False Authentication Type: Thread account name: IIS APPPOOL\DefaultAppPool The Problem was actually simple and a “user error” We tried to connect the website up to the wrong database. i.e. When we copied the database and moved it, we inadvertently copied the wrong database. This caused the above error due to the fact that the machinekey data in the web.config file was wrong for the database. This caused the error 1310 to be thrown and the Application Pool associated with the new incorrectly setup site to stop. The fix.  Connect to the… Read More »DNN Event ID 1310 after moving website to new server Exception message: Unsecured Passwords Format Detected

Adding Application Pool Identity in IIS to a Folder

KB – Granting folder permissions to IIS application pools     Skip to end of metadata   Go to start of metadata   Whenever a new application pool is created, IIS creates a security identifier (SID) that represents the name of the application pool itself. For example, if you create an application pool with the name “Smartcrypt,” a security identifier with the name “Smartcrypt” is created in Windows. Resources can be secured by using this identity. However, the identity is not a real user account and will not show up as a user in the Windows User Management Console. This can be configured by selecting a folder in Windows Explorer and adding the “Smartcrypt” identity to the folder’s Access Control List (ACL). Open Windows Explorer Select the directory the Smartcrypt Manager is installed under (eg: c:\web\mds) Right click the directory and select Properties Select the Security tab Click the Edit button and then Add button Click the Locations button… Read More »Adding Application Pool Identity in IIS to a Folder

Mac Clear DNS Cache

To clear the DNS cache on a Mac computer running the later version OSx Open a Terminal window and paste in the following: sudo dscacheutil -flushcache;sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder; say cache flushed Then hit enter. You will be asked for the password you use to login as an admin.

LH Pilot Update 9.10.7

  LH Pilot Update 9.10.7 – Updated the source for NOTAMS to fix the problem of FAA blocking regions via their website.– Updated New EK Categories.– Updated the colour coding for new categories. This update addresses the latest released data from EK with new colour coding. Also we were previously referencing NOTAM information from the FAA website. They have begun blocking IP addresses outside the USA. Subsequently we have referenced a new datasource and improved the formatting of the NOTAMS to be much easier to read.

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Cpanel WordPress Site Error The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini

cPanel WordPress Site Error The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini While working with a Cpanel Website running WordPress, you attempt to upload a file and receive an error:  “The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini” To fix for ALL Accounts in Cpanel Login to the WHM Administration system. Note that this is usually the HOST provider that has access to this. Softare >> MultiPHP INI Editor Then for the Different PHP Version in the Dropdown, selecting for example ea-php55  or ea-php56 Edit the post_max_size to something bigger that the default 8M AND or Edit the upload_max_filesize to something bigger than the default 2M To Fix for the Account you are working in. Loged in as the Account holder, Software MultiPHP INI Editor Select the location that you will apply this modification to. This should be the site or sub domain you are experiencing the problem… Read More »Cpanel WordPress Site Error The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini

alphassl the requested property value is empty Exception for HRESULT 0x80094004

alphassl the requested property value is empty Exception for HRESULT 0x80094004 Problem When completing an Alphassl certificate install on IIS using the “Complete Certificate Request” you receive the error: There was an error while performing this operation.Details: The requested property value is empty. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80094004) Now this is a Typical Microsoft Error in that it really only has meaning to the person who created the error. For us end users stuck in this weird Microsoft world, the error message is trying to tell us that the Certificate you pointed to for the “Complete Certificate Request function in IIS is pointing to a .CER file that is not valid as a certificate for import. So at this point it is time to check what certificate you placed in the .CER file that you are trying to import. Solution In particular with Alphassl certificates, the process of completing a new… Read More »alphassl the requested property value is empty Exception for HRESULT 0x80094004