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I'm operations manager for Anchor Systems, where I plan strategy, help sysadmins be better at what they do, and occasionally pull all-nighters to build random tools to solve emergency problems. I've been a specialist Linux sysadmin for over 10 years, mostly in the large-scale hosting industry, working for companies like Solutions First and Engine Yard.

I was the sixth user to get to 10k rep on serverfault, and the second to reach 20k. I stopped keeping track after that. Third (by a mere 14 hours) to get the "Epic" badge.


Sep
14
answered How do I setup Red Hat Enterprise Cluster and oracle 9 to support failover?
Sep
14
answered setting up tracd behind mod_proxy?
Sep
14
answered Apache: reverse proxy to process PHP from another server
Sep
12
comment debian python2.6 as default?
Why wouldn't the alternatives be setup?
Sep
12
answered Why won't ruby recognize Haml under ubuntu64 while using jekyll static blog generator?
Sep
11
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
9
comment Setting up port forwarding for web server
Definitely a superuser thing, IMO.
Sep
9
revised Serving http content files locally instead of off external servers
Expand and revise
Sep
9
comment Serving http content files locally instead of off external servers
And my main point is that that is a stupid idea. Answer updated.
Sep
9
comment How do I add the sort extension to an IMAP server?
So it's option the last, "bugging a commercial vendor to make the necessary changes". Good luck with that.
Sep
7
answered Serving http content files locally instead of off external servers
Sep
7
comment How do I add the sort extension to an IMAP server?
Not as-is, by the look of it. Whether or not you can enable it depends on what sort of IMAP server you're running.
Sep
7
answered How do I add the sort extension to an IMAP server?
Sep
7
revised ip alias lost when dhcp renews lease
retag
Sep
6
answered Best practices for recording hardware faults
Sep
6
answered SPAM notification/warning in postfix mail.log if email classifed as SPAM by DSPAM
Sep
6
comment can i remove debian apt cache dir
@freedom_is_chaos: Or apt-get install --reinstall, and save yourself the disk space for the 99.99999999999999% of the time you don't irreversibly break a package config.
Sep
5
comment Mount shows as swap instead of ext3
@derobert: (a) is a good idea, but I dealt with (b) in my answer.
Sep
5
revised Mount shows as swap instead of ext3
added 6 characters in body
Sep
5
answered Intermittent ssh “Connection refused” errors