Blogger, custom domains and GoDaddy

Last Updated on December 4, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

WARNING – Messing with the domain records can cause all sorts of problems (infinite loops, etc). BE CAREFUL AND USE THE FOLLOWING INFO AT YOUR OWN RISK

I wanted to set this blog up with a domain name of www.chrismendlascorner.com instead of cgmendla.blogspot.com. The blog is hosted at Blogger.

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GOdaddy hosting and coreftp

Last Updated on December 3, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

I was working on a clients site where I was using Coreftp to update their Godaddy hosted site. I was getting timed out every 2 minutes or so.

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GoDaddy hacked. Sites offline

Last Updated on December 1, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

Hackers took down Godaddy.com today. It apparently was a Ddos (Distributed denial of service) attack. The hacker uses machines they control, ie. machines that are infected with trojans, to send a flood of requests to the target. This overwhelms the servers and crashes the site.

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