This article (from Motorola!) has some good thoughts about passwords.
It finally happened: I needed a bit of information I had stored in my previous blog. At first, I forgot about that one, and had a slight panic when the post that I knew was here wasn’t here. Then I remembered the old blog and found the pertinent info.
And then I migrated all those old posts over here, even the ones that are mindlessly out of date. I’ve back dated them all, but I’m not exactly sure how WP will handle that. It would be lovely if they would sort out chronologically. If not, I’ll do some fiddling with the database to see if I can make it happen that way.
I recently came across the WordFence plugin and installed it here. So far, it looks like a winner. What is most enticing about it is the deep discounts they offer for multiple sites. I’m seriously thinking about buying a multi-site license and offering it to my customers as part of the hosting package.
Not being enamored with the URL (and lack of privacy) that OS X Server provides for wikis and blogs, I’ve been fiddling with WordPress. The new blog is at https://autographsystems.com, which is a reasonable URL.
Installing from a CD/DVD can be a pain. First it is rather slow. Second, more and more Macs are arriving without optical drives at all. Carting an external drive around is also a pain.
The better solution is to make images of the discs onto a flash drive. Installation is much faster and every Mac has a USB port, so there’s no external hardware to worry about. Continue reading “Copying a CD/DVD to Flash Drive”