Daniel Kautz

Time to Relax

It sure is a good feeling when problems with my Internet Service Provider (the one that hosts my web sites) have stopped being my number one concern. I realized the move from one provider to another was necessary. Ixwebhosting, my former host had fallen far behind the curve with support-software updates. My sites were operating well but were threatened to get stuck in old release versions because the support-software required was not going to be...

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Spoofing Myself

I have been writing about the move of all my websites from one Internet Service Provider (ISP) to another. It wasn’t just an owner and name change. All my website software and all the support software systems that support them, were physically (electronically) moved from servers in one location to servers in a totally different part of the USA. What that produced was two totally functional installations of all my 15 or so websites in...

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Is the Fat Lady Singing?

Just when you think it is over… it is not quite. Hopefully I can stop talking about Site5 and all the foibles. My issues may be over, but I have a friend I have been mentoring on setting up Joomla websites. I encouraged him to install with the former ISP I was using before we knew of the move to Site5. So, I am somewhat responsible to him. His website(s) were moved on Friday, two...

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The Saga of Site5

Two days ago, all my websites listed in the left column (including this one) were unreachable. An error message generated from C Panel told visitors there was a URL or server IP error. Usually that produces a 404 error but not from Site5. My secure sites were functional (SSL) but all regular sites were off-line. I contacted Site5 through Chat as that is their only method to generate a repair ticket. I fully explained what...

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