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Adjustment Phone Hours

We think it is of the highest importance to quickly support our customers with their questions and requests. In the past, we could achieve this by having rather wide opening hours. Our customers appreciated this immediate personal contact. Over time...

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Basic firewalling on your VPS

By default we do not filter traffic. However, if you have a VPS, you maybe want to block unwanted traffic or you would like to only allow traffic from specific sources. This blog explains a bit the basics of firewall configuration on a Greenhost VPS...

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Unencrypted connection closed for POP, IMAP and FTP

From now on it it's no longer possible to make an unencrypted connection with our servers (POP, IMAP and FTP). As mentioned in our newsletter about the GDPR we had to close the unencrypted connections with our mail-server and ftp-server for security...

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PHP 7.2 available

From today, PHP 7.2 is available in our Service Centre. Log in as webmaster in the Service Centre and go to Hosting, Management and adjust the PHP version to PHP 7.2 for your entire hosting package.

On our helpdesk pages you will find a manual on...

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Newsletter GDPR

On May 25th 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect.

This European regulation is designed to better protect citizens from data breaches and privacy violations. The new law is amongst other things stipulating how companies...

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Greenhost Newsletter Spring 2018

In this spring newsletter an update on the things we've been working on the last few months: an open letter against the new Dutch security law, Greenhost servers are now running on energy generated by Dutch windmills, our new VPS platform is life and...

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Greenhost sponsors the Time is Now Foundation

The Time is Now Foundation is a lobby group for sustainability. The foundation states that it is about time we start to invest time and money in introducing sustainability to Dutch high school kids. With teaching sustainability on high schools the...

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Improving Privacy DNS

Last week, a small Greenhost-delegation visited the Internet Freedom Festival in order to meet other people active in the field of Privacy and Internet Freedom, and get new ideas to improve upon our services. Inspired by a great session by Daniel Khan...

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Greenhost sponsors Bepakt

Bepakt (Dutch for 'packed') is an informational site about zero-waste shops in Europe. Zero-waste means reducing waste dumping to zero, by designing and managing product chains in smart ways. On bepakt.com you can find hundreds of addresses of shops...

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Spam bomb, powered by your website?

Mainly by using WordPress sites and newsletter sign up forms a huge amount of unwanted email is being sent. In most cases the owners of these sites don't know they are contributing to this problem.

In the rest of this blog post we will look at the...

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