351 ViewsCommon network troubleshooting commands
When trying to diagnose a problem accessing a website or server there are a number of command prompt commands that can be used to determine what may be wrong.
215 ViewsEditing the hosts file
Sometimes you may want to access a website hosted on a server before it's live, you can accomplish this by updating your operating system's "hosts" file to point a domain at a given IP and override the public DNS records.
176 ViewsEnable HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS)
HTTP Strict Transport Security is a header that your website can send to visitors to inform them to never connect to your site without encryption for a set time period.
171 ViewsMissing padlock
Once an SSL certificate is installed a website displays a certificate, if something is wrong however it won't display this and may warn the site is insecure.
169 ViewsRedirect HTTP to HTTPS
Once you have installed a valid SSL certificate on your website, you'll most likely want to ensure that any visitors are accessing your site securely.