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Offline nanswerblog

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Re: Useful Applications
« Reply #100 on: April 17, 2015, 09:05:19 AM »
Sorry please is there any app that can auto vet for spammers. Thanks

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Re: Useful Applications
« Reply #101 on: April 17, 2015, 11:00:08 AM »
Well, first and foremost -- this thread is about actual applications -- not mods.

second, read the FAQ/Wiki/Manual
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Re: Useful Applications
« Reply #102 on: August 21, 2016, 04:08:14 AM »
I know this thread is a bit old, but I just discovered ngrok and wanted to share that on here as well.  Basically, this program gets run on your computer, through the command line and serves up localhost with an actual URL, drops your firewalls on your computer and allows you to publicly make localhost available online, and provides a nice HTTPS address also, for testing apps/apis that require SSL.  Basically, I use it for testing w3c compliance of a site I am building, as well as checking responsiveness of a site on my mobile device, as well as various API's that require SSL connections in order to function.  Anyways, here's a url:  https://ngrok.com/  It's super easy to use.  On Mac's just place into the WebServer directory (root of your server) and type:  ./ngrok http 80 (once you're localhost is up and running) and it spits out both http and https addresses for you to use.  It's completely free.  I am also using this on a computer at work for phpMyAdmin access to my works database, all completely FREE.  I'm sure it can be used on Windows also, just haven't been using Windows in awhile.

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Re: Useful Applications
« Reply #103 on: August 21, 2016, 04:24:11 AM »
Making your local host available online is a bad idea.

Source: I run Apache, MySQL, PHP on Windows on dozens of servers. These servers get hack attempts every minute.
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Re: Useful Applications
« Reply #104 on: August 21, 2016, 04:41:20 AM »
Well, you keep it on as you need it, turn it off when you don't need it.  It's as simple as that.  I never have problems, URL is always random, and it never stays the same.  I only posted it for people who are interested.  There is always a risk when online, and I'm sure everyone knows that already.

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Re: Useful Applications
« Reply #105 on: August 21, 2016, 05:05:38 AM »
I know this thread is a bit old, but I just discovered ngrok ...

I like it!  Seems to work quite well... thanks.

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Re: Useful Applications
« Reply #106 on: November 18, 2017, 06:21:10 AM »
Any ideas to avoid email spammers? Any app already available?