PHP 5.2.9-2 Upgrade

PHP has been upgraded to 5.2.9-2 and the site is still working! 🙂 This release focuses on fixing security flaws in the included OpenSSL library (CVE-2009-0590, CVE-2009-0591 and CVE-2009-0789). The OpenSSL library has been updated to 0.9.8k, which includes fixes for these flaws. Note: Only the Windows binaries are affected. There are no changes to …

Changing Trunk Ports on a Cisco 2970 Switch

Today I had to change trunk/uplink ports from port 1 to port 24 on a Cisco Catalyst 2970 switch. It is running IOS 12.2. Here are the steps that I took to get the job done via the CLI. It’s important to note that Spanning-tree Portfast can never be enabled on any port that is …

Transitioning From a Host File to DNS

I just went through the whole process of transferring all of the entries in my host file into my DNS system. That was a HUGE pain. There were hundreds of entries that had to be hand-written into DNS. There should be some program out there that can do this for you, but I was unable …