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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

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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. mail.yourdomainname.com (As of October 2020 we suggest you use your own domain name as we have changed our system to support this). 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 “yourdomain.com” will be redirected to “https://yourdomain.com” or “https://www.yourdomain.com” (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 cpanel2.interactivewebs.com Primary IPAddress xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 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 xx.interactivewebs.com systemd[1]: Failed to start OpenSSH server daemon.Dec 07 02:34:37 xx.interactivewebs.com systemd[1]: Unit sshd.service entered failed state.Dec 07 02:34:37 xx.interactivewebs.com 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

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.

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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

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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

Outlook 365 Keeps Prompting for Password After August 2017

Outlook 365 Keeps Prompting for Password After August 2017 In August 2017 Microsoft released another version of Outlook for Office 365 for PC that caused a major problem for people connecting to Exchange 2016 servers. This problems is all to do with the AutoDiscovery setup that Outlook uses. Microsoft appear to have set outlook to use their Office 365 servers as an initial point of setup configuration regardless of how you have configured AutoDiscovery. The bottom line is that outlook keeps trying to authenticate agains office365 and not your own server. While this is a known issue, as of January 2018 it has not been fixed in the next version of Outlook. The Fix There are two fixes, and either one should work. We suggest Fix 1 Fix 1 First one involves setting a registry entry on the computer experiencing the issue. To fix this issue, create a text file and… Read More »Outlook 365 Keeps Prompting for Password After August 2017

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Windows Server 2016 Download Maps Manager Delayed Start

Windows Server 2016 Download Maps Manager Delayed Start Red in Server Manager Dashboard Its kind of annoying to find that after a fresh install of Windows 2016 Server you have a service that fails to behave correctly.And it is because your MapsBroker stopped or never started to work. The good news for users of a system that ships in a state that throws an error is that the fix is quite simple.  When you click on the service, you will see something like this. Even if you attempt to force a start, it does not resolve this issue. The good news is that this service is really not something you want anyway if you have a windows server doing actual server functions. The Fix The simple fix is to disable this service. The easy way to do this is to: Open Windows Powershell Be sure to open this by right… Read More »Windows Server 2016 Download Maps Manager Delayed Start

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How Install Disk Cleanup Tools Windows 2012 or Windows 2016

Install Disk Cleanup Tools Windows 2012 or Windows 2016 Server. Installing the function to clean your disk, requires that you install the Desktop Experience module from the Windows Feature list.  1. Open a PowerShell with Administrator rights. 2. Exercute: Import-Module ServerManager Install-WindowsFeature Desktop-Experience That’s it. A Reboot of the Computer is required.

Exchange Server MAPI Speed

How to Fix Outlook Slow and Unresponsive with MAPI over HTTP to Exchange 2016

Outlook Slow and Unresponsive wiht MAPI over HTTP to Exchange 2016 Server In our case the versions in question were found to be: Outlook 2013 connecting to Exchange 2016 with MAPI over HTTP enabled. Reported Problems The user reported that outlook was slow to open email, and unresponsive with searching in outlook. The CTRL right click on the Outlook connection icon (bottom right) showed the connection was made with HTTP The Problem It is reported that MAPI over HTTP which is a newer connection method of laterExchange servers and potential better and more reliable for devices connecting has some unreliabilities in some instances with earlier version of Outlook. Our testing shows that later outlook versions and the Mac versions of outlook have no troubles at all. The Solution IN Exchange 2016 it is possible to disable MAPI for a users mailbox. The issue this may have is that they could… Read More »How to Fix Outlook Slow and Unresponsive with MAPI over HTTP to Exchange 2016