Nicholas Roberts

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  • Nicholas Roberts created an article,

    How to deal with DNS related 409 for VPN or products like Zscaler

    Section.io is a global & dynamic platform that adapts edge locations based on end-user traffic. Section customers occasionally see 409's when traffic, delivered from the Zscaler network, is being ...

  • Nicholas Roberts created an article,

    How to deal with bad bots?

    If your Section application is being hit by bad bots there are a number of things you can do.  Identify the Bot The best tool for doing investigations of bot traffic, and determining if a bot is go...

  • Nicholas Roberts created an article,

    How to debug origin?

    Section Console provides various tools to help you debug your origin.    Application Environment Overview Page At the top of the Overview page for your application's environment, if there is an ori...

  • Nicholas Roberts created an article,

    How to traceroute traffic for a domain?

    You can use the command line tool traceroute to check the pathway packets take from one computer (usually your local machine) to the domain hosted on Section.  For example, you can see from this ex...

  • Nicholas Roberts created an article,

    How to remove Nova cookie on Snapt

    The Section Snapt module can be configured to remove the Nova cookie.  You may want to remove this Nova cookie as it prevents Varnish HTML caching. Login to the Nova admin dashboard, and navigate t...

  • Nicholas Roberts created an article,

    What to do if Let's Encrypt fails?

    When a new domain is engaged on the Section platform, very occasionally the Let's Encrypt central servers (outside of the Section platform) will not create a certificate.  If repeated attempts fail...

  • Nicholas Roberts created an article,

    What does Issued by: R3 mean in Let's Encrypt certificates?

    When you create a Let's Encrypt on Section it now will be Issued by: R3.   R3 is the new intermediate certificate used by Let's Encrypt, as explained in the announcement from Let's Encrypt https:/...

  • Nicholas Roberts created an article,

    Move Domains Between Applications

    A domain can be moved between applications easily.  Delete the domain from the source application. Add the domain to the destination application.  Create the Let's Encrypt SSL certificate on the ...

  • Nicholas Roberts created an article,

    How to make a status 410 Gone for a URL in Varnish?

      Using Varnish you can force a web page or image or another asset at a URI to be status 410 Gone.    An example of Varnish code is below; sub vcl_recv { if (req.url ~ "/image/image_gallery/imag...

  • Nicholas Roberts created an article,

    Reset Section Console Password

    If you forgot your Section Console password you can get an email password reset link.  In your browser visit https://aperture.section.io/ Type in your email and click the Forgot Password link.  You...