Vultr, Websockets & Squid

I use Squid on my Vultr VPS. But recently, or at least to my understanding, Vultr switched from using wss:// with CONNECT or plain https:// for their “View Console” feature to wss:// with UPGRADE which is not supported yet by Squid, according to Amos Jeffries. View Console is useful when you need to perform rescue […]

WFS by Walmart vs FBA by Amazon

WFS by Walmart is by invite only, an exclusive club for the big players. WFS stands for Walmart Fulfillment Services. FBA stands for Fulfilled by Amazon. The customer fulfillment process for both services is about the same. However, among many other factors, the WFS by Walmart seller/supplier/vendor acceptance process is more rigorous and can be […]

New York Xpress TBL-074 – 30″ Rolling Duffel Bags in Assorted Colors

Available in 3 different color combinations, you can now purchase one or more of these rolling duffel bag designed by New York XPress on Amazon for about $58.97 includes free shipping. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084RVQDDT (Grey/Blue) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084SLLCYS (Grey/Red ) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084RVPCJ5 (Grey/Green) These 30″ rolling duffel bags have a large U-shaped opening makes for easy access to packed travel […]

The need to stay humble

Life requires taking risks, is full of unexpected turns, uncertainty of situations and black swans, as @nntaleb would point out. Working as a warehouse & driver’s helper for a luggage company has been a learning & rewarding experience. The opportunity to interact with shop owners who share valuable insight to small business survival is priceless. […]

WISDOM WD-8805 3-piece Luggage Set

Available in Black, Silver, Navy, Orange & Rose, you can now purchase this 3 piece luggage set from Amazon for about $139.98 with free shipping. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084H3K62L/ (Rose) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084H34D8Q (Navy) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084H36YCR (Orange) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084H2FF2Q (Black) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084H3516V (Silver) The set includes a 20″, 26″ and 30″ suitable for domestic & international travel. Each luggage features compression straps, lined […]

Media Library permission checks in WordPress

If permissions to ~/uploads/ are not set correctly (or was modified in some manner), deleting media will only delete database references (item(s) will disappear from the Media Library view) but the actual files are not deleted. However, when uploading media, permission errors are displayed. This seems to be the the default behavior. When was the […]

IP range vs. single IP

If you’re running Squid instances that you share with friends and family (for content filtering, etc…), remember to pay attention to using a combination of IP ranges and single IP address entries with ACLs. Else, your going to be allowing your instances to be open proxies. And that’s not good. Remind yourself to tail access_log […]