CVE-2019-11043 – Vulnerability in PHP-FPM Could Lead to Remote Code Execution on nginx – mitigation applied

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Pending the qualification of the release of the RPM for PHP7.3.11 (we have deprecated PHP7.2 and earlier across our core webservers), we have applied mitigations to all hosted customer websites. Whilst we have made every effort to test for any anomalies that might be caused by the patch, given the scale of the mitigation, we […]

Geekbench 5 now live on Benchmarks by Lightspeed

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Our favorite Linux benchmarking platform has just been updated to Geekbench 5 which has just been released. The latest version of the popular, albeit somewhat controversial multi-platform benchmarking utility has been updated to reflect recent changes in CPU and GPU performance and capabilities, such as machine learning, computational photography, and Vulkan. For those running the tool’s […]

It’s moving time …

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In this age of cloud computing, it may seem odd to still have physical server assets – and it’s true that a number of our workloads have been migrated to the cloud – but frankly if you’re not averse to getting your hands a little dirty (or have some engineers like we do who love […]

Wi-Fi – 5GHz – to tune or not to tune?

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WiFi signal at 20 MHz has a very distinct shape. This shape leads to overlap on other WiFi channels that can be used for setting up access points (AP). Unlike 2.4 GHz channels, all 25 of the available 5 GHz channels are non-overlapping at 20 MHz wide. Whew! For best practices, it is highly recommended to […]

Wi-Fi Tuning for 2.4GHz

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In the United States, while channels 1-13 can be used for 2.4 GHz WiFi, only three channels are considered non-overlapping (channels 12 and 13 are allowed under low powered conditions, but for most cases are not used). For best results, it is highly recommended to keep the 2.4 GHz channels to 1, 6, and 11, […]

UniFi Controller upgraded to v5.10.25

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Please be advised that the UniFi controller hosted in the Lightspeed cloud has been upgraded from version 5.10.24 to version 5.10.25. This is the latest release for UniFi SDN Contoller 5.10, which is Ubiquiti’s current stable release branch. Release Notes: Java 8 must be installed on the system hosting the controller software. Java 9 and […]

UniFi Controller upgraded to v5.10.24

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Please be advised that the UniFi controller hosted in the Lightspeed cloud has been upgraded from version 5.10.23 to version 5.10.24. This is the latest release for UniFi SDN Contoller 5.10, which is Ubiquiti’s current stable release branch. Release Notes: Java 8 must be installed on the system hosting the controller software. Java 9 and […]

Helpdesk updated to OTRS 6.0.19

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What’s New Updated translations, thanks to all translators. Added Macedonian and Romanian translations. Bug Fixes Bug#14491 – Ticket::DefineEmailFrom not used for external notes. Added new system configuration options Ticket::Frontend::CustomerTicketZoom###DisplayNoteFrom and Ticket::Frontend::CustomerTicketZoom###DefaultAgentName to define if agent name should be shown in external notes in the customer interface or should use a default generic name instead. Bug#13867 – In the process management within […]

Helpdesk updated to OTRS 6.0.18

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What’s New Updated translations, thanks to all translators. Made article header expansion state configurable. For this, there is is a new setting `Ticket::Frontend::ArticleHeadVisibleDefault`, which is inactive by default and can be activated to show the article header area expanded by default. Bug Fixes Bug#14055 – Translation of “copy” to german in AdminNotificationEvent wrong. Bug#14442 – Legacy references […]