Author: testinginfra

The end of Windows XP – migrate now! 0

The end of Windows XP – migrate now!

From 8 April onwards Microsoft will no longer support nor patch Windows XP.  Therefore, the time for a Windows XP exit is now!  Nearly 30% of all personal computers worldwide are still running on Windows XP.  The...

What is … a MAC-address? 0

What is … a MAC-address?

A MAC address is a known term but a tester is not much confronted with it.  MAC stands for Media Access Control and is also known as the physical address.  In fact, it is...

How to test … a (reverse) proxy? (part  2) 0

How to test … a (reverse) proxy? (part 2)

The previous post about, “How to test … a (reverse) proxy? (part 1)”, covered some of its functionalities like a proxy as: a security provider, a performance enhancer by caching data and a “de-personalization”...

How to test … a (reverse) proxy? (part 1) 0

How to test … a (reverse) proxy? (part 1)

In this post, we focus on testing the configuration (further: config) of (reverse) proxies.  Because a (reverse) proxy has several functions, this article will focus on three specific goals it can fulfill: as a...