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Outage that rerouted European traffic to Asia blamed on ‘human error’

21 June 2016 By Michael Hurley




A major network outage affecting disparate services such as WhatsApp, Reddit, CloudFlare and AWS on Monday was apparently caused by an engineer at TeliaSonera, who misconfigured a router and accidentally sent most of Europe’s traffic to Hong Kong, the Register… 425 more words


CloudFlare And Associate-holes have earned their own category!


If there’s any attorneys out there willing to work on contingency (since obviously I’m not getting paid) I would really love to sue CloudFlare the fuck out of business.  910 more words

Australia 2016 - #Censusfail

There’s been no shortage of pain for both the ABS, and Australians trying to fill out the census. This article is going to attempt to look at what and why this outage may have occurred. 820 more words

How to Set CloudFlare into Development Mode

Development Mode temporarily allows you to enter development mode for your websites if you need to make changes to your site. This will bypass CloudFlare’s accelerated cache and slow down your site, but is useful if you are making changes to cacheable content (like images, css, or JavaScript) and would like to see those changes right away. 137 more words


How to Clear CloudFlare's Cache

Run this command to clear all of CloudFlare’s cache:

curl -X DELETE “https://api.cloudflare.com/client/v4/zones/yourzoneid/purge_cache” -H “X-Auth-Email: your@email.com” -H “X-Auth-Key: yourglobalapikey” -H “Content-Type: application/json” –data ‘{“purge_everything”:true}’

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How to Find CloudFlare Zone ID

Currently you can’t find your CloudFlare Zone ID from the CloudFlare control panel. Run the curl command below to get your Zone ID and other details as well. 100 more words


Do Captchas Make it Easy to ID Anonymous Web Users?

Sometimes, read the comments.

There’s been a lot of upvoting over the last couple days on sites like HackerNews and Reddit for a post on Cryptome… 659 more words