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revised ssh/ipf blocking on netbsd

Update 08jan06 @ 08:05: After sending this link to Hubert he came back with a change to get the sed lines inside the shell, so I’ve updated the…

fun with pop-before-smtp and ipf on netbsd

I’ve not bothered with POP before SMTP authentication before but since v1.38 the script can take an optional config file that allows it to watch different log files…

moderation backlog

My sincere apologies to both Kyle and Phil who left comments weeks ago that were pending approval: it seems as though the email that should have notified me…

unexpected downtime

I’ve no idea what went wrong, but between 22:34 last night and 07:00 this morning my DSL line vanished, even to the extent that there was no DSL…

missing font: found

When I first put up a site at this domain back in 1999 I was using hsc on BeOS: when I moved away from that to Solaris for…

Cable Forum: Major ntl budget cutbacks threatens service for customers

Cable Forum: Major ntl budget cutbacks threatens service for customers: http://www.cableforum.co.uk/article/137/major-ntl-budget-cutbacks-threatens-service-for-customers Only Network Masters/Outages affecting more than 30 telco subs are to be attended out of hours. Power…

flagrantdisregard » Dealing with comment spam

flagrantdisregard » Dealing with comment spam: http://flagrantdisregard.com/index.php?p=267 Very handy – I tarpitted a silly one yesterday after their first attempt and watched another 9 failed submissions timeout, but…

monkey see, monkey do

It’s time to get technical, so I’ve finally got around to adding {SPF} to one of my domains. Being the cautious type that I am, it’s not actually…

connectivity hiccups

Big rain. Big boom. Big flash. No data. Not my wiring for once, either: the Green Box up the road left the land of the living for a…

might be some downtime later today/early tomorrow

BBC NEWS | England | Kent | Storms cut power and block roads: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/kent/3874683.stm Not exactly planned downtime, but it wouldn’t be fair to say unexpected, given the…

layout changes

Time for another site makeover, this time with {Wordpress} as the main item behind the scenes, which means there’s far more I can do now than with my…

traffic shaping

Right – time to ditch flaky Apache modules and go and play with the real stuff. Well, I would, except that OS X ipfw doesn’t support the pipe…

new server

Well the move is complete – a bit of a trauma as it happened at one of the most busy moments in my personal life (well, so far…

crashed again

A better uptime: 141 days, but just as annoying as before as the cause is as yet uninvestigated. The replacement server has been rebuilt 3 times and is…

creative commons

Ok, so I don’t think there’s a lot of content here, but just to be clear about things what there is can be used under the terms of…