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Upgrading OpenSSH Client on Mac OSX using Homebrew

Yesterday the OpenSSH project reported a client side vulnerability affecting OpenSSH versions 5.4 - 7.1. This vulnerability could allow an SSH client to leak private key information, potentially exposing users to man-in-the-middle attacks. The linked articles explain how you can disable the vulnerable feature of OpenSSH in your local configuration. This article explains how to upgrade your OpenSSH version on your machine using Homebrew.

Domain 301 Redirect module

Last week marked the first stable release of the Domain 301 Redirect module. I started work on this module a while ago to fill a particular niche. Thanks to the efforts of Jesse Beach who worked hard to get the modules bugs ironed out we were able to roll out the first release. This module can be used to redirect an entire domain for SEO purposes. For example could be 301 redirected to Some of you are probably already thinking "but wait I can already do this using htaccess or varnish". While this is true and probably the preferred method, the reason we created this

Front page module

Last year I spent a good amount of time redeveloping the front page module. Although I managed to release the 2.x version of the module, there are still some bug fixes and feature requests that have remained unfulfilled. As I don't really have the time to maintain this any more I'm hoping that someone might want to take on maintainership of the module. If you are interested leave a comment on this thread and I will get in contact with you.


DrupalCamp West Mass

Recently I presented my first even talk on Drupal at DrupalCamp Western Mass. The topic was "Thinking of Scaling Drupal: Faux pas and common mistakes". There were around 20 people in attendance over all I think the session went very well.

For those interested I have attached the slides.

Drush Debug Tools

I recently started work on a new suite of drush tools specifically designed at debugging particular problems with Drupal. These include cron, core search, apachesolr search, node access rebuilding as well as other to come. Stay tuned to this site for more updates and features. You can download drush debug tools at