How to check WordPress versions on your server are up to date

Original script at https://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-find-outdated-wordpress-versions-on-your-server-to-reduce-the-risk-of-being-hacked This script has been improved to automatically detect latest WordPress version by sending a HTTP HEAD request to http://wordpress.org/latest and parsing the Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=wordpress-A.B.C.tar.gz result as suggested at https://wordpress.org/support/topic/programmatically-check-latest-wp-release <?php /** * find outdated wordpress versions * (c) 2014 howtoforge.com (M. Cramer) <m.cramer@pixcept.de> * Appended by Steve Scotter www.stephen-scotter.net */ if(!isset($argv[1])) die(“Please start this program with…

Moving from DIG to HOST

Query a particular DNS Server for a hostname dig @ ns1.namecity.com helpdesk.spectrumcs.net host helpdesk.spectrumcs.net ns1.namecity.com Query for MX records dig mx helpdesk.spectrumcs.net host -t MX helpdesk.spectrumcs.net Query for MX records dig NS spectrumcs.net host -t NS spectrumcs.net Reverse DNS dig -x 109.169.47.183 host 109.169.47.183 Possibly useful flags -a            Make a verbose query of type…

Updating SBS 2011 Exchange 2010 to SP3

Common problems…  A previous software update installation was not completed. The system must be restarted to finish the installation. If the incomplete installation was a security update, then the system may be at risk until it is restarted. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc164360(v=exchg.80).aspx First thing to check is if the server needs a restart due to Windows Updates or…