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Firefox 3 Hates Self Signed SSL Certs

For some reason the Firefox developers seem to have taken protecting end users to a rather inane level, as the errors displayed for self signed certificates are extremely confusing. See below for an example: Just because a cert is self-signed does not make it insecure! Of course if the site you are connecting to is […]

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Moving Hosting Without Headaches?

Image via Wikipedia A lot of the questions we get asked on a regular basis are about moving your hosting without downtime and without too many headaches. If you leave switching provider until the last minute it will be painful, so please don’t! We’d recommend people to look into changing their hosting provider BEFORE their […]

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Irish Web Awards Nominations Published

Damien has published the list of sites nominated for the 1st Irish Web Awards. There are some really cool and interesting sites on the list and some of the categories are going to be incredibly competitive. Here at Blacknight we have two sites in the running – our main site and Irish ISP Test. So […]

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Scheduled Downtime This Friday

As this affects a growing number of clients I thought it best to cross post to as many places as possible.Please check our status blog for details of scheduled maintenance / downtime this Friday night: We recommend that all clients subscribe to the status blog for announcements on network maintenance etc., NB: This maintenance will […]

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