Eastnor: Old Air Pressure Dial

This air pressure dial was in a wooden box at the side of the road, with an old tube coiled up underneath it – used many years ago as a way of weighing vehicles that were going up a small private road

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 several times.

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 2015, most major bowsers (Chrome, Opera, … Continue readingEnable HTTP2 in Apache

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’, ‘dnsbl.sorbs.net’, ‘drone.abuse.ch’, ‘duinv.aupads.org’, ‘dul.dnsbl.sorbs.net’, ‘dul.ru’, … Continue readingPHP RBL Checker