Internet Sites, it is hard.

So I am sitting in a friend’s channel on Tuesday night and at 9:00PM eastern time *blip*… the entire site is gone. Nothing works, nothing will load, the only thing anyone gets is INVALID CERTIFICATE errors.

It seems that someone forgot to do a little bit of housekeeping. The FIRST story given on the community chat feature was “the SSL certificate was supposed to expire tomorrow night” but apparently someone(s) got the dates a little bit wrong.

Later, we got this version of events:

Admin-Chris
10:27PM

Please stand by while we reset the servers to renew our SSL certificate to put the HTTPS back on site. The email we were sent said we still had a few weeks, but must of been delayed in being delivered to us. You may have to use the RMPT rtmp://video3.camup.tv/live if i rtmp://video.camup.tv/live sn’t (SIC) letting you on yet.

I suspect there may have been a delay, but I suspect it wasn’t in the delivery. My suspicions are based on my own personal history with Admin-Chris reading his e-mail, which he seems to do after you advise him (using the community chat tool in Camup) that he has e-mail.

In any event, what did happen on Tuesday night was an unforced total collapse of a social broadcasting site due to someone not renewing their SSL certificate in a timely fashion. Son, you just performed the internet equivalent of letting your driver’s license expire, AND you got caught. Anyone who has dealt with you isn’t buying the “must have been delayed in being delivered” bullshit. Unless you aspire to be like that douche bag from Tennessee, you need to tell people the truth, especially when you fuck up.
At this point, I have exactly zero trust for you, and that’s totally on you.

 

Internet Sites, it is hard.

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