Friendica Troubleshooting – poller.php

Experimenting with Friendica might be fun, if the poller script doesn’t actually hate you. In my case, it spammed me with thousands of warnings which read as follows: Warning: posix_kill() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in include/pidfile.php on line 38PHP Warning: posix_kill() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in include/pidfile.php on line 38 […]

PHP Upgrade

Today I had to upgrade my PHP version to 5.5 as version 5.4 is getting older. So there will be some small problems with some services here as I have to adapt some of the code pieces used. Sorry for the inconvenience during the update.

Strange requests

I was analyzing some logfiles of my webserver during the last days and watched a huge number of strange hits coming from rather strange hosts: index.php?page=http://www.xxxxxxxx.com/path/to/file.txt What the heck is going on here? What does the URL do? Well – it’s there for purpose – so let’s fetch it. (URL above is cloaked for security reasons) A good […]