Author: Jesse Kester

Categories Greenhost, Security

Spam bomb, powered by your website?

7 March 2018 -

Mainly by using WordPress sites and newsletter sign up forms a huge amount of unwanted e-mail 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 blogpost we will look at the reason for this abuse, how you can see if you are contributing to this problem too and how you can prevent it. Unwanted e-mail sent from hosting packages Recently we’ve been getting more complaints… Read more

Author: Chris Snijder

Categories Duurzaamheid, Greenhost

Making Greenhost even greener

22 February 2018 -

Since Greenhost was founded we have made as many “green” choices as possible. We started by working together with EvoSwitch, continued by buying second hand furniture and developed a shared hosting environment that is extra energy efficient. But at Greenhost we do not only want to be greener than the other companies. We want to be as sustainable a company as we can be! That is why we have created a permanent team of employees that will dedicate themselves to… Read more

Author: Jesse Kester

Categories Greenhost

Reason for Outage 12 February 2018

13 February 2018 -

What follows is a relatively detailed and technical description of the reasons for the outage. Because we understand not everyone wants or understands this much detail we added a simpler and shorter summary of the problem:   There was a problem with the devices (switches) that regulate the (redundant) internet (network) connections to our data center. In trying to solve this isolated problem unfortunately a feedback loop occurred that clogged the multiple connections.   We have multiple connections going to… Read more

Author: Barbara Eelman

Categories Greenhost, Partners

Greenhost is sponsoring browser plug-in Art Up Your Tab

19 January 2018 -

Art Up Your Tab is a browser plug-in for Chrome and Firefox. After installing the plug-in you will get to see a new art piece or archive documents from Europeana every time you open a new tab in your browser. With every image there is a possibility to read more information about the piece. The plug-in is designed to inspire, surprise, inform and get internet users acquainted with European heritage. Digitalized collections are even more visible and it takes only… Read more

Author: Barbara Eelman

Categories Greenhost, Security

Time line update severe CPU Intel bugs

3 January 2018 -

Update 19th of January 2018 15:22 All our systems are patched an updated. From now on we will work on the long term consequences of the CPU bugs. Update 12th of January 2018 17:30 Excluding some exceptions all our customer systems has been updated. Next week we will continue updating our internal systems. During these updates small interruptions to our services could occur. Therefore the updates will take place outside office hours. We will keep you posted. Update 9th January… Read more

Author: Barbara Eelman

Categories Greenhost, Privacy

From now on you can’t send any unidentified e-mails from a non-existing email address

29 December 2017 -

To meet the standards we did a necessary update on our SMTP mail server on the 21th of December. This means that from now on you can’t send any unidentified emails from a non existing email address. The exceptions to this are the following types of addresses: webmaster@…, noreply@…., no-reply@…., wordpress@…, cron@…, and root@… . Do you still want to use a non existing e-mail address you can simply add a wildcard/catch-all email address. When that is set, all the… Read more