Entries by Stefan Helander

WordPress Live Chat support plugin redirect vulnerability – how to fix



A security problem in the WordPress Live Chat support plugin made it vulnerable for XSS making it possible for an attacker to add custom javascript to the configuration of the plugin. This can be done from the outside world without being logged in to the site. The exploit has been used to infect WordPress sites […]

How to run Zello on Mac OSX



Unfortunately there is no version of Zello available for Mac OSX but it is possible to run the Windows version using Wine. Download and install XQuartz version >= 2.7.7 Log out and log back in on your Mac Download and install “Wine stable“ Download “Zello for PC“ Launch Finder, go to Programs and run “Wine […]

Netbeans 8.2, git clone over ssh “Incorrect credentials for repository at ssh://”



Trying to git clone a repository over ssh in Netbeans 8.2 displaying an error message saying “Incorrect credentials for repository at ssh://” gave me a bit of a headache. I could successfully connect to the repository server using ssh from the terminal in my Mac running OSX. After spending some time troubleshooting I tried to […]

Fixing “Regular Labs Library plugin is outdated. Try to re-install Modals. Modals cannot function.”



After an update I had the error message saying: Error Regular Labs Library plugin is outdated. Try to re-install Modals. Modals cannot function.Regular Labs Library plugin is not enabled. Modals cannot function.Regular Labs Library plugin is not enabled. Articles Anywhere cannot function. In my case, the extension causing this was cause by Articles Anywhere. Solution: […]

FreeNAS, VMware and iSCSI with MTU 9000



In order to improve perfomance there are recommendations to set the MTU for the iSCSI interface to MTU 9000 instead of the default 1500. To do this, it important that you set MTU to 9000 on all devices involved; FreeNAS network interface, VMware NICs and vSwitch and all switch ports on the switches connecting those. […]

Akeeba restore error – 1118 – Row size too large (>8126) [solution]



When restoring an Akeeba backup of a WordPress site the restore process was interrupted with the error message saying 1118 – Row size too large (>8126). Solution: Use SSH to log in to your database server Edit /etc/mysql/my.cnf or if you use a config file under /etc/mysql/conf.d, edit that one Under the [mysqld] section add:internal_tmp_disk_storage_engine=MyISAMinnodb_strict_mode […]

Latest iLO2 firmware for HP Proliant DL380 Gen 5



When looking for the latest iLO2 firmware for HP Proliant DL380 Gen 5 on the HPE website I found version 2.27 dated in 2015. To resolve browser issues with modern browsers I wanted to find a later firmware. On this site you will find an exellent collection of all the latest iLO firmwares: https://pingtool.org/latest-hp-ilo-firmwares/ The latest […]

open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/) is not within the allowed path(s) in WordPress [Solved]



After a WordPress site move to new hosting, some images wouldn’t load and investigating the php error log revealed: open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/) is not within the allowed path(s) The solutions was to edit the database using phpMyAdmin, go to the table wp_options and set the correct value for upload_path.