A collection of 9 posts
I'm IPv6 ready - are you?
Firstly for those wondering about Courier-IMAP / authlib / maildrop+authlib packages for Leonidas: I’ve built them successfully – only a minor adjustment needed after all that – and it’s available in the usual place. Enjoy, and let me know if there’s any bugs / issues. (For a change I managed to
Offline for too long
Apologies for the outage even though it’s not really my fault. I gave Webcentral (who supply my ADSL service) the necessary 30 days notice for account closure on Monday only to find the service cut off on Wednesday afternoon because two staff members failed to read the ticket and
Charley Says "Don't Generate Backscatter"
Seems I’ve been on the end of a fair amount of backscatter because some clueless nimrod of a spammer used enlartenment.com as the SMTP sender domain of one of their mailouts. I found the attempt mildly amusing. It basically provided a free benchmark for my MySQL server ? Despite
A word on DNS blacklists.
There seems to be some disagreement regarding use of DNS blacklists (“DNSBLs”) among some members of the Internet community (pro-DNSBL [http://blogs.gnome.org/view/ovitters/2007/04/10/0] here and slightly con here [http://tieguy.org/blog/2007/04/09/note-to-anyone-who-runs-their-own-mail-server/] for example) This is fine, they’re
...so he tries to get too frickin' clever..
…and almost loses. As noted in my last entry, I picked up a gigabit switch in the post Christmas sales along with a suitable network card. Today, being a generally wet/overcast day (meaning “watch cricket on the TV and hack around a bit if it’s slow”) I picked