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Re: System Upgrade: Please Report Problems
« Reply #450 on: December 03, 2018, 19:30:48 »
Chased down a high CPU issue and either fixed it... or didn't. :)

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Re: System Upgrade: Please Report Problems
« Reply #451 on: December 03, 2018, 19:44:47 »
At approx 2100hrs NDT had this error might have been related to your tinkering:

Service Unavailable
The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later.
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Re: System Upgrade: Please Report Problems
« Reply #452 on: February 02, 2019, 05:00:11 »
Well folks, yesterday I activated a new security feature, which caused some problems. For those who care, I enabled TLSv3, which is the latest encryption protocol. It's the "s" in https. Currently, just about everywhere uses TLSv2, but I enabled v3 in addition. The problems stemmed from a few issues, but basically 2 big causes. If you use an old browser it won't support TLSv3. I strongly advise you update! :D Also, TLSv3 cannot be decrypted by proxies like TLSv2 can be, so most work sites (including DND) block it because they can't see what you're doing.

I've turned it off for now, but I will work to find a way, as it provides increased security capabilities.


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Re: System Upgrade: Please Report Problems
« Reply #453 on: February 02, 2019, 06:21:32 »
Well folks, yesterday I activated a new security feature, which caused some problems. For those who care, I enabled TLSv3, which is the latest encryption protocol. It's the "s" in https. Currently, just about everywhere uses TLSv2, but I enabled v3 in addition. The problems stemmed from a few issues, but basically 2 big causes. If you use an old browser it won't support TLSv3. I strongly advise you update! :D Also, TLSv3 cannot be decrypted by proxies like TLSv2 can be, so most work sites (including DND) block it because they can't see what you're doing.

I've turned it off for now, but I will work to find a way, as it provides increased security capabilities.


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Thanks for the info Mike. I first noted I couldn’t access any of our sites yesterday at around 09-0930 EST from my mobile device. I continued to check approx once or twice an hour from both my phone and work computer throughout the day with no luck. I noticed I could access it again at around 18-1830.

Your information explains work access difficulties (the DWAN gets angry at internet activity very easily ;) ), but I’m surprised my mobile device was affected. I haven’t done the most recent iOS update, but otherwise I wouldn’t consider anything out of date. Hopefully you’re able to work around things, as I don’t think more security is a bad thing. (Although it would be lousy not being able to access the site from work. It’s a great lunch-hour and/or slow-day filler for me.)
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Re: System Upgrade: Please Report Problems
« Reply #454 on: February 02, 2019, 06:55:27 »
A big part of the issue was that yesterday, I enabled only TLSv3. This morning I enabled both v2 and v3, so folks should have better luck. :)

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Re: System Upgrade: Please Report Problems
« Reply #455 on: February 02, 2019, 08:11:51 »
I first noted I couldn’t access any of our sites yesterday at around 09-0930 EST from my mobile device.
I had the opposite situation;  no access with laptop, but I could get in via the cell phone.

So I guess I have to act on those irritating spams that pop-up saying "Do you want to switch to Chrome?" to update the browser.  ;)
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Re: System Upgrade: Please Report Problems
« Reply #456 on: February 02, 2019, 09:51:11 »
... I first noted I couldn’t access any of our sites yesterday at around 09-0930 EST from my mobile device. I continued to check approx once or twice an hour from both my phone and work computer throughout the day with no luck. I noticed I could access it again at around 18-1830.
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That parallels my experience: I don't know what time I noticed I couldn't access it, mid-afternoon I think ... but I did try with both my Mac (using both Chrome and Safari) and with my iPhone, again using both Chrome and Safari. I did make sure both browsers were up to date on both devices. Then, at about 1830 Hrs, Bingo!
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Re: System Upgrade: Please Report Problems
« Reply #457 on: February 02, 2019, 09:53:42 »
Well folks, yesterday I activated a new security feature, which caused some problems. For those who care, I enabled TLSv3, which is the latest encryption protocol. It's the "s" in https. Currently, just about everywhere uses TLSv2, but I enabled v3 in addition. The problems stemmed from a few issues, but basically 2 big causes. If you use an old browser it won't support TLSv3. I strongly advise you update! :D Also, TLSv3 cannot be decrypted by proxies like TLSv2 can be, so most work sites (including DND) block it because they can't see what you're doing.

I've turned it off for now, but I will work to find a way, as it provides increased security capabilities.


Cheers
Mike

Site works today via DWAN...yesterday not so much...
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Re: System Upgrade: Please Report Problems
« Reply #458 on: February 02, 2019, 10:07:03 »
I couldn't load the site from my bookmark but could if I Googled it.
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Re: System Upgrade: Please Report Problems
« Reply #459 on: February 02, 2019, 10:23:09 »
No problems here in AZ.
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Re: System Upgrade: Please Report Problems
« Reply #460 on: February 02, 2019, 17:40:35 »
Hopefully green across the board as of today. If you still have issues please let me know! (Somehow...)