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Major Java Security Vulnerability and ETC Maryland’s Vulnerability Statement

There is a logging library that is used extensively throughout the Technology industry.  It has gotten a security rating of 10 which is very very rare...i personally have not heard of one during my nearly 30 years in this industry.  You can see the looooong list of...

ETC Maryland Upgrades Hosting Plans

ETC Maryland has made some changes to it's hosting plans.  All accounts now get the following: 1. Divi Sitebuilder package 2. Customizr Pro Themebilder 3. Wordfence free plugin(Fully Manged gets the premium version) 4.  All data transfer allotments have been doubled....

ETC Maryland Has A Limited Time Product Announcement

3x Intel Xeon vCPU Cores 58(10 Usable) GB PURE SSD RAID-10 Storage 2.8 GB RAM 5,000GB Monthly Data Transfer 10 Domain Virtualmin Pro License 1 Dedicated IPv4 Address Limited IPV6 availability. All system and software updates handled by ETC Maryland 14 Day archive of...

The Comcast Business IPV6 Issue…Resolved

Remember this post?Comcast sent a tech out with another modem.  This time it was one of their Cisco "towers" as i call it.  I got that one installed...and thins got worse.  The modem first booted up.  the tech then loaded the static IP configuration file.  I had ipv4...

Comcast Strikes Again

i ordered a block of 5 static ipv4 from Comcast.  Of course they require us to use their modem/gateway device.  AND it's also a technicolor(known in the industry as technicrap).  I almost rejected the install right there..and looking back, i should have.  The issue i...

Another Wrinkle with TrueNAS

 One of a clients backups are using 5-8 terabytes of disk space on a cloud backup. the disk usage on the NAS itself(due to zfs native dompression is 2.7 TB. It's taken a while to figure out but it turns out Rclone(which is what truenas uses for it's cloud backup...

WordPress 5.8 is released

The folks at Wordfence have a good video about the new Wordpress revision 5.8.  It's got some new image type support along with a removal of support for internet Explorer.  There's other feature updates as well.  Fully managed clients will be getting upgraded after a...

Exciting Times Are Ahead for ETC Maryland

ETC Maryland will soon be a DBA of Emmanuel Technology Consulting.  As the business has grown the days of sole proprietorship are done.  This is going to allow ETC Maryland to grow further and serve clients with a wider selection of services.  It will also allow us to...

Web Services Downtime Alert

You can also see there service alerts on the Twitter page. This upcoming Sunday Jun 27, all web services will be offline from 5pm until midnight. This is to facilitate a server replacement and upgrade. New hardware, operating system, and Internet connection will all...

SCALE Project ends as Quickly as it Begins

Remember this post?  My quest for an open source hypervisor as part of my ongoing software stack continues.  It appears SCALE will not be part of that stack going forward.  I have since figured out that SCALE is not going to be able to handle the use case I am looking...