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The Weblogs no longer offer SSL v2.0

Written on April 30, 2013 at 7:00 AM, by

As you might be aware, the Weblogs offers the ability to encrypt all http traffic to and from the website using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) since December 2010. To enable this, you only need to direct your traffic to instead of The functionality also includes feeds and (when you’re a blogger with […]

DirTeam and Your Privacy

Written on December 7, 2012 at 9:20 AM, by

We believe strongly that people on the Internet are entitled to e-privacy. That is why we have removed all 3rd party cookies, 3rd party trackers ad 3rd party analytics solutions from the / Weblogs.

Some content is being removed by a former blogger

Written on August 17, 2012 at 11:27 AM, by

As you might be aware, Jorge left the / Weblogs as an active blogger almost a year ago. He decided to migrate his blog to a new WordPress blog and continue sharing his insightful knowledge there. Starting today, he will start deleting his blogposts and comments on this server.

World IPv6 Launch Day

Written on June 6, 2012 at 12:49 PM, by

Today, major Internet service providers (ISPs), home networking equipment manufacturers, and web companies around the world are uniting to redefine the global Internet and permanently enable IPv6 for their products and services. We, at the / Weblogs took notice of this launch event. As you might recall, we enabled IPv6 and configured the […]

SQL Server Madness

Written on February 3, 2012 at 1:17 PM, by

This morning, the database server hosting the / weblogs was successfully upgraded from SQL Server 2000 Standard to SQL Server 2008 Standard. This upgrade was tested extensively before we put it in production.

Top 5 blogposts on the / Weblogs in 2011

Written on December 31, 2011 at 8:22 PM, by

Calendar Year 2011 is coming to an end. Some people might want to forget about the past year as soon as possible, but here at the / Weblogs we’re pretty proud of the last year. Continuing our double digit growth rate in pageviews and visits, we’re now close to a million pageviews per […]

A round of improvements for everyone. Cheers!

Written on August 30, 2011 at 2:15 PM, by

When you see a server that is in pain, struggles to keep moving on and has little hope of ever being up to date, as a responsible admin, you need to step in. Three weeks ago, I stepped in. We set out to boost up the morale of these boxes and end up with at least […]

The DirTeam Policy

Written on August 6, 2011 at 12:55 AM, by

Regularly, new bloggers join our team. In this blogpost I explain what we expect from them and what they might expect from us. At we strive as a team to provide accurate and actionable information to our readers.   Membership will remain free.  Active team members can at all times request the assistance of the […]

DirTeam Bloggers at the 2011 MVP Summit

Written on February 28, 2011 at 11:04 PM, by

Microsoft is hosting the 2011 MVP Summit this week. Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) are invited over to Seattle, Bellevue and Redmon by Microsoft to enjoy a week of technical sessions (for certain MVP expertises) at the Microsoft Campus, stay at one of the Bellevue Hotels and of course party in Seattle.

The Weblogs are now available on IPv6

Written on November 24, 2010 at 8:16 PM, by

In the last couple of years, doomscenarios have crossed our pathes. Stories about impending shortages of IP addresses and ISPs about to go bust. These stories, of course, were all related to IPv6.