new beta of Xenu's Link Sleuth
- I have uploaded a new beta in the file area at
If you like beta software, try it :)
If I don't get any complaints, I'll upload this file into the general
area. It has really taken too long, over a year without a new "official"
- Someone asked me whether this Xenu beta has something to do with the new
Verisign behaviour (hijacking of all undefined *.com and *.net domains,
see http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/6/32852.html ). No, it has
nothing to do with it.
What can you do?
You can set the options so that redirections are treated as errors, or
you can look in the report for the redirections to see any links to
I might detect these bogus redirections with not too much work, and then
report "no such host". However, I still have the hope that the internet
community will force Verisign to stop its current behaviour.