Alpine Hosting Plan Refresh

Alpine Hosting Plan Refresh In keeping with our commitment to the needs of our Web Hosting Customers AlpineWeb has moved to increase the available Disk Space of our Alpine Hosting plans. A high percentage of our Customers are using WordPress to run thier websites. Most of these WordPress installations were installed and are managed with […]

LastPass – Password Management

    After helping a customer reset a password for their e-commerce application recently I told them about LastPass. Now I’d like to share the password management solution that we’ve found to be indispensable. LastPass helps you create and manage secure passwords for email, websites and more. For the AlpineWeb staff, LastPass is a solution […]

Meltdown and Spectre

Work has begun on patching the recently released vulnerabilities known as “Meltdown” and “Spectre”, with the CVEs  of: CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2017-5753, and CVE-2017-5715 on your server(s). More information on these vulnerabilities available here: https://www.alpineweb.com/backroom/announcements/57/Meltdown-and-Spectre.html If your server(s) are running a Linux-Based operating system, they will be patched and automatically rebooted over the next 48 hours. Due to the severity […]

New ICANN Domain Transfer Policy

ICANN’s New Transfer Policy came into effect on December 1, 2016 setting out new rules regarding changing or updating a domain name’s registrant contact information. What is the New Transfer Policy? The Transfer Policy, formerly known as “Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy” or IRTP, sets out how domain transfers should be handled. Up until now, this policy […]

System Administrator Appreciation Day 2016

Happy SysAdmin Day to all System Administrators wherever you are! Today is the Seventeenth Annual System Administrators Appreciation Day. Who are SysAdmins and what do they do? System Administrators work behind the scenes performing a wide variety of tasks keeping computers and computer networks up and running. Software installation and upgrades, hardware maintenance, troubleshooting and […]

HTTPOXY Vulnerability Patched

The HTTPOXY Vulnerability has been patched on all Alpine Hosting Plans. CloudFlare instituted a fix on July 18, 2016. See their blog post here. If you are not using CloudFlare learn more here: https://www.alpineweb.com/domain-names/cloudflare/ If you are managing your own VPS or Dedicated Server running cPanel/WHM you can run the latest version of EasyApache v3.34.2 […]