Linux

Testing SSL on the Commandline

This is a useful one for testing dovecot when setting up SSL: openssl s_client -connect localhost:993 -quiet If you get a ‘Connection Refused’, you have my permission to swear loudly. For me, the C bomb echoed around these four walls Read more…

By andy, ago
Linux

SMS Alerts with Nagios

I use Nagios a lot. If it’s not for the peace of mind that I know that my, and my clients infrastructure is monitored, its for the obsessive compulsiveness of the statistics. Admittedly, stats-wise I use Munin now, however, for Read more…

By andy, ago
Linux

Enable HTTP2 in Apache

HTTP/2 is the second major version of the HTTP protocol used by web servers. It is based on Google’s SPDY protocol. It is the first new version of HTTP since HTTP 1.1, which was standardised way back in 1997. By the end of Read more…

By andy, ago
Coding

PHP RBL Checker

The following code checks an IP address (defaults to the visitors IP address) with 81 RBL servers worldwide! <?php $rbl = array( 'asiaspam.spamblocked.com', 'bl.deadbeef.com', 'bl.emailbasura.org', 'bl.spamcop.net', 'blackholes.five-ten-sg.com', 'blacklist.woody.ch', 'bogons.cymru.com', 'cbl.abuseat.org', 'cdl.anti-spam.org.cn', 'combined.abuse.ch', 'combined.rbl.msrbl.net', 'db.wpbl.info', 'dnsbl-1.uceprotect.net', 'dnsbl-2.uceprotect.net', 'dnsbl-3.uceprotect.net', 'dnsbl.abuse.ch', 'dnsbl.ahbl.org', 'dnsbl.cyberlogic.net', 'dnsbl.inps.de', 'dnsbl.njabl.org', Read more…

By andy, ago
Coding

Floating Trump Balloon!

I’m working on a ‘Floating Trump Blimp’ javascript thing for WordPress using jqFloat and jQuery. Although I have never written anything for wordpress at all in my life apart from borderline crap content, but here it is in its infinite Read more…

By andy, ago