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SSL Certificates Webinar with Sectigo

At Openprovider we strive to share the most valuable knowledge with our Partners and Resellers as often as possible. This is why, last January 13, 2022, we had the pleasure to run a webinar dedicated to security and SSL certificates, together with our partner Sectigo. To all attendees: Thank you for participating! Please find a […]

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Top up your account automatically!

You have probably been wondering how can you automatically top up your account every month, or when your balance drops below a certain threshold. Our Control Panel has a functionality called Recurring Payments that allows you to do so.  Recurring Payments helps you set an automatic top up under two possible conditions: Schedule a payment […]

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Is Your Domain Name Exposing You to Disastrous Security Risks?

 Is Your Domain Name Exposing You to Disastrous Security Risks?  Most people understand the domain name to be a list of characters used to denote a website’s address or URL. However, while the domain name may seem like an innocuous concept, it is more complex than most people think because of the mechanisms that […]

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Major update to the domain transfers interface

We are happy to announce that the new domain transfer experience is available for all users in our Control Panel. The new transfer experience has many advantages, for instance: A redesigned overview for all your incoming domain transfers: now you can easily sort transfers by date or status. You can also search for existing domain […]

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Openprovider response to the CVE-2021-44228 vulnerability in Apache Log4j

In the previous days, a vulnerability in the Log4j logging framework has been affecting multiple versions of a widely distributed Java component, Apache Log4j.  CVE-2021-44228, the biggest bug affecting the internet in the past decade, is a high-profile vulnerability that allows unauthenticated remote code executions, letting attackers gain full control of the affected servers and/or […]

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.DAY coming soon!

The .DAY has come! After much expectation, Google Registry has announced the launch of .DAY TLD! The launch phases of .day TLD will be: Sunrise Period: December 14, 2021 – January 25, 2022 Early Access Period: January 25, 2022 – February 1, 2022 General Availability: February 1, 2022 Concurrent to the Sunrise period, the registry […]

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The old Control Panel Interface will be removed

After years of support for the old Control Panel interface, we have decided to completely focus our efforts on the new interface and remove the old Control Panel interface. As a result, the old Control Panel interface will no longer be accessible after the 20th of December 2021. If you have any doubts or questions […]

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Techfarm Case Study: Making DNS Management simple

The experience of dealing with editing, adding, or deleting DNS records can be immensely time-consuming. Anyone working in domain management has faced issues, frustration, and delays with processing DNS records, directly or indirectly. Moreover, this scenario is more difficult to handle when DNS records are not managed in-house. For security reasons, Administrators are […]

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Website Content and Domain Names: How It Works and Who’s Involved

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes when you are accessing or creating web content that will be seen around the world? To understand how website content is accessed, you must understand what domain names are and how they work.  Domain names are a fundamental part of the Internet infrastructure that enable […]

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.NL domain prices just keep on rising!

SIDN (the .NL registry operator) has published the 2022 prices for the .NL TLD and, surprise, surprise, they are going up. This price increase is due to the fact that their operating costs (security, digital infrastructure, salaries, etc.) increase every year, and they cover these costs by increasing the prices of their TLDs.  The price […]

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