Monthly Archives: February 2008

Really cool

I regually keep an eye on all the wordpress blogs on cias.rit.edu… and this entry really caught my eye. Its a flash game that you play… using your microphone!   cias.rit.edu/~rhk9103/wordpress/    

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Upcoming Web Server Outage

The cias.rit.edu webserver will be down for anywhere between 30minutes and 1hour on Monday March 3rd. We will be migrating to a highly available NFS file server to host all web data on cias.rit.edu and other web servers we manage.

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Wildcard Certificate on cias.rit.edu

Earlier today we installed a wildcard certificate on cias.rit.edu. What does this mean? A: Before today, if you went to https://bjcpgd.cias.rit.edu (over SSL) you would be using the certifcate for cias.rit.edu, and in the eyes of your browser bjcpgd.cias.rit.edu and … Continue reading

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Apache Errors

Tonight i encountered a new error in Apache i’ve never seen before: [Thu Feb 28 17:54:32 2008] [notice] child pid 2602 exit signal File size limit exceeded (25) I saw MANY of these errors, and Apache wouldn’t return any pages … Continue reading

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Developers BEWARE

Ok, this is a really funny thing that happened to me a few days ago while working with an outside vendor. We were talking about an unnamed product by an unnamed vendor. Tech: We connect using RSS to remote control … Continue reading

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Securing your PHP Upload scripts

Security should always be on the mind of any developer of web technologies, but sadly in todays rush toward rapid application development and fast approaching deadlines, security takes a backseat sometimes. Here at CIAS we need to walk the thin … Continue reading

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