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Travis CI Error when installing oraclejdk8

Sometime this month builds in TravisCI started failing when you have something like this in your .travis.yml file:

jdk:

- oraclejdk8

The error looks like this:

Installing oraclejdk8

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Tuning Tomcat IIS Connectors worker.properties and server.xml

Through my consulting practice, I've helped out a number of people with IIS/Tomcat connector issues over the years. Here are some general guidelines you can use to tune the worker.properties and server....

Push Tomcat logs with the AWS CloudWatch Logs Agent

Earlier this week I wrote a tutorial for setting up CloudWatch Logs Agent to run on Ubuntu 18.04 . In that entry I setup the CloudWatch Logs Agent to send the /var/log/syslog file to CloudWatch Logs....

Sending nginx access logs to CloudWatch Logs Agent

Recently I wrote about how to setup the CloudWatch Logs Agent to run on Ubuntu 18.04 . In that entry I setup the agent to push the syslog log file, /var/log/syslog to CloudWatch Logs....

Setup CloudWatch Logs Agent on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

The AWS CloudWatch Logs Agent can be setup to push logs to the AWS CloudWatch Logs service from any server. In this howto, I'll show you how to set it up on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, but you should be able to follow similar steps on Ubuntu 16....

Tomcat Virtual Directory Howto

Let's create a Tomcat virtual directory (or Alias) called /my_scripts which points x:\cf\cfusion\wwwroot\cf_scripts\scripts\ by adding the following inside of a <Host> tag in the server....

Communications link failure MySQL JDBC with TLS

Ran into an interesting situation trying to configure a MySQL JDBC driver to connect over TLS (though the driver may call it SSL, TLS is the name for more recent versions of the protocol)....

Redirect www and non https in IIS using web.config

Had the need to setup a web.config file in IIS that would redirect ALL http (non https) and requests for www.example.com to the non-www example.com....

Not authorized to perform: ssm:GetParameters

While working on setting up AWS CodeBuild to run Fixinator to scan for CFML Security Vulnerabilities upon commit, I was running into a snag....

What is the difference between ASCII Chr(10) and Chr(13)

Writing this because I can never remember which ascii code is \n and which is \r. Usually I end up googling my ASCII Cheatsheet for the answer....

Fixinator and Foundeo Security Bundle

I'm pleased to announce that Fixinator and the Foundeo CFML Continuous Security Bundle are both avaliable to purchase....

Running CFML on AWS Lambda with FuseLess Slides

Here are the slides for my Running CFML on AWS Lambda with FuseLess talk. I gave this talk at Into The Box 2019 in Houston Texas last week.

Nolan Erck has posted his notes if you want to read through a summary....
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