My old server machines are too noisy – which is an undeniable fact and the reason for consolidating machines. It was a decision which didn’t make me happy, but logic told me to do so and offered a new challenge to me. The main problem was separating services in a way they don’t bite each other. My solution […]
If you change your website from http to https, it’s usually a bigger problem due to the users that didn’t update their bookmarks or just ignore the new links you sent them in an email announcement again and again. But there is a pretty simple way thanks to mod-rewrite of the apache webserver. Just add those few lines […]
This weekend I will move my server to the new IP range. Hope that everything works as expected. [UPDATED 9:00pm CET] Things are starting here – config hacking and redoing the wires… [UPDATED 11:00pm CET] Moving finished. As soon as the DNS records have been refreshed things should be normal again.
As ZFS did quite well here – even after messing around with disks, I decided to give it another try. This time I am out to use its features on other systems. But to do so, I need to share it. As I am running virtual machines, it would be nice to have iSCSI shares to (ab)use. So […]
Today is a wonderful day, the Linux Day in Dornbirn – the place to gather my CAcert points to become an active assurer for the Web of Trust. As it was possible to take the assurer test on site – god bless the inventor of wireless lan – I could start to assure people immediately and gain the […]
It shouldn’t be a new topic to secure your data while sending it across public lines like the internet. This usually happens using server certificates, which are made once and never touched again – if self signed. In my case I wanted to do it better and got me a certificate from CACert.org. At least it is a […]