Category «IT Pros»

Linux: SSH Remote host identification has changed

If you encountered the ever so terrifying following error, this post will quickly address how to correct it.

First, it’s important to know how and why this error occurs. Maybe you manually updated the key, or maybe you just reinstalled Linux on the server you are now trying to SSH. Either way, there’s a …

WordPress and Password Protected Directories

Recently, I found myself working on a project where password protecting subdirectories with .htaccess and .htpasswd was needed, despite the insecure nature of such an implementation. After I added configured .htaccess, I noticed any of the links would generate a 404 Not Found error. If I removed .htaccess and .htpasswd, the links would work just …

Windows 10 Update Error 0x80244019

I have Windows 10 Insider Preview installed on two of my PCs and I couldn’t figure out why I received a Windows Update error (0x80244019) every time I tried to run Windows Update after RTM and GoLive. I searched on Google quite a bit, but couldn’t find a real solution – until now. If you …

You’re Not As Important As You Think You Are – Tech Days 2014 Follow Up!

Yesterday I spoke at Tech Days in San Fransisco, CA for the TechDays 2014 annual conference. My topic this year was, “You’re not as important as you think you are” and how the realization of such truth can actually be a good thing for your career track. As professionals in one of the most successful …