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    • March 28, 2017 11:03 PM EDT
    • A word of advice, your file name has embedded spaces... sometime that makes trouble, try makeing names with underlines like union_pacific_caboose

       

      It's tripped people up before.

       

      Regards, Greg and congrats on posting.

    • March 26, 2017 9:49 PM EDT
    • Well how about this, I finally got this picture posting thing down.

       

    • March 28, 2017 10:59 PM EDT
    • I'm buying a certificate for my site.... $28 a year for 3 years. About $50 for my ISP to add the certificate to my site.

      It's not so expensive nowadays. I use Joomla on my site, about 40 seconds to enable once certificate is in place.

       

      It's not hundreds of dollars.

       

      Greg

    • March 26, 2017 9:39 AM EDT
    • The funny thing is, after logging in a few times the warning went away. I don't see it anymore.

    • March 26, 2017 8:53 AM EDT
    • Daktah John said:

      Yup - That warning came along with the latest Firefox upgrade.  It doesn't concern me for this site. If I were banking here, or storing any sensitive personal information, then it would.

       

      It means that Bob uses the simple HTTP protocol, not the secure HTTPS protocol on the log-in screen.  In order to implement HTTPS (which isn't needed for LSC in my opinion) Bob would need to pay an annual fee to a certificate authority in order to have a security certificate that the browser would recognize as valid.  This would add more management time and expense to his volunteer operation.

       

      EDIT to add: The consequence of a non-secure log in is that if someone were monitoring your internet packets (not simple, but possible) they would be able to see your password in clear text. Not too many people are going to bother to go through what it takes to log in as you so they can trash your reputation with oddball posts.

       

      There has been a lot of chatter about this latest "feature" of FF in various forums I read.  Everyone is annoyed about it because it forces sites like LSC (or, worse, tiny sites) to spend a couple hundred dollars a year just to get around a scary message that the gang at FF seems to think is necessary.

       

       

    • March 26, 2017 8:50 AM EDT
    • Greg Elmassian said:

      What Boomer said.

      In today's internet, NO site that requires a password should be WITHOUT HTTPS encryption.

      Needs to be updated... should be a simple thing for Bob to turn on. (although he may have to pay for an SSL certificate)

       

      Greg

      Yes, there is a cost involved that I need to work around.  As a test I set up a self-signed certificate, and that gives an even scarier warning, so I removed it.

       

    • March 26, 2017 8:21 AM EDT
    • But I am not doing any financial transactions here, so why would it need to be encrypted? So someone who somehow is monitoring my internet traffic cant read when I type "shut up Rooster"?

    • March 25, 2017 3:25 PM EDT
    • What Boomer said.

      In today's internet, NO site that requires a password should be WITHOUT HTTPS encryption.

      Needs to be updated... should be a simple thing for Bob to turn on. (although he may have to pay for an SSL certificate)

       

      Greg

    • March 27, 2017 8:42 PM EDT
    • Actually Roos.... there was someone complaining about us and he did not care LSC was down.

      I took him to task a bit... then he explained... now I understand, this will make a good chat conversation...

       

      Greg

    • March 27, 2017 7:34 PM EDT
    • Hmm, seems like Boomer made it home OK. I missed seeing him at the Show.

    • March 27, 2017 7:19 PM EDT
    • Greg Elmassian said:

      Yep, some people were whining on My Large Soapsuds  ...

       

      Greg

      Were you one of them? 

      I bet you were all over that thread !

      LSC has and always will be the domain for large scale trains !

    • March 27, 2017 7:16 PM EDT
    • Bob McCown said:

       

      LSC was off the grid for a bit.  Turns out that there was an old email address of mine hanging around, and it was sent a Domain Verification Email, which, of course, bounced.  So they suspended the domain until they could get it sorted out.  Since they didnt have my NEW email address, it took a bit to get it resolved.  Sorry about that.

      You really need to stop surfing train porn with all those fraudulent e-mail addys.

    • March 27, 2017 7:11 PM EDT
    • Bob McCown said:

       

      LSC was off the grid for a bit.  Turns out that there was an old email address of mine hanging around, and it was sent a Domain Verification Email, which, of course, bounced.  So they suspended the domain until they could get it sorted out.  Since they didnt have my NEW email address, it took a bit to get it resolved.  Sorry about that.

      Doo doo happens. At least its all better now. Thank Bob.

    • March 27, 2017 5:30 PM EDT
    • My ISP has been having intermittent issues the last couple weeks so I had just shrugged and said, yep, them again.

    • March 27, 2017 5:07 PM EDT
    • I felt the disturbance in the force..... like thousands of Garden Railroaders suddenly disconnected from the fabric of the universe

    • March 27, 2017 4:28 PM EDT
    • Yep, some people were whining on My Large Soapsuds  ...

       

      Greg

    • March 27, 2017 2:16 PM EDT
    • Panic spread through out the land....

    • March 27, 2017 2:11 PM EDT
    • Gesundheit...............

    • March 27, 2017 1:33 PM EDT
    •  

      LSC was off the grid for a bit.  Turns out that there was an old email address of mine hanging around, and it was sent a Domain Verification Email, which, of course, bounced.  So they suspended the domain until they could get it sorted out.  Since they didnt have my NEW email address, it took a bit to get it resolved.  Sorry about that.

    • March 25, 2017 5:52 PM EDT
    • Like it, use it. Don't like it, don't use it. Enough.