Really curious that Signal uses the "WhatsApp/2" user agent for the link previews.
Seems to be in order to hide that it is coming from the Signal client.
However, WhatsApp sends their whole version number (eg: WhatsApp/2.2119.6) for their link previews.
So it is very easy to guess that anytime you see only WhatsApp/2 it is coming from Signal.
Our latest article at NOC explorers the world of asset monitoring.. what are some of the other use cases being used when monitoring digital assets?
This articles explorers a very basic configuration between a CDN and Origin host.. https://noc.org/2021/05/24/the-importance-of-asset-monitoring/
If marketing is your jam, then you want to be aware of the upcoming changes in June as it pertains to web core vitals and the potential effects on your rankings and SEO.. put together a short article on how to improve LCP: https://noc.org/2021/05/20/how-to-improve-the-largest-contentful-paint-lcp-web-core-vital-metrics/
Or something @tony did, but often DNS.
I can unfollow crossposter's accounts, but I don't want to unfollow everyone who boosts a twitter crosspost.
Please, #fediverse, let's boost the fediverse, not twitter. If we want to share a good tweet, let's treat it like any other URL from the web.
"I am resigning along with most other Freenode staff"
Did a quick article explaining how to use Curl to extract the timing information for the HTTP requests (total time, time to first byte, etc).
And use that as an example to compare the performance of 4 different CDNs: CloudFlare, Fastly, NOC.org and Sucuri:
Do you know the difference between a Registrar, a Registry, a Recursive DNS and an authoritative DNS?
After you are done reading, you will know. 😂
Good article by @tony
Starting to write more again on the NOC blog.
First 2 articles could be helpful to anyone starting on networking or security.
1- We love to dig (DNS troubleshooting):
2- Using curl to test the performance of a site:
Check it out and let me know what you think. Ideas for articles are very welcome :)
I'm constantly spinning up web servers... needless to say, I'm always doing it manually.. yeah yeah.. I know..
This is for those with a VPS:
- Configure LAMP using Apache
- Quickly configure WordPress for your domain (including DB creation, and WP-Configure updating)
It requires minimal input from user - domain name only
The guys at @basecamp released a new post talking about internal changes.. amongst them, stopping all political discourse, paternal benefits and 360 reviews.. I couldn’t agree more with everything they said...
From Burn-Out to $100M in ARR with Jason Cohen of WP Engine
Must watch if you are a founder or building new products/companies.
Even google can forget to renew their domains:
Impacted their Argentinian domains.
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