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Just your standard geek. Part programmer, part network wonk..


Nov
20
comment Random 403 Forbidden error (Apache 2.4)
that appears to be the error message you get in the browser. what does the apache error log show?
Nov
20
comment Random 403 Forbidden error (Apache 2.4)
what does the log show for the 403?
Nov
20
comment Samba 4 “file server will not allow any additional users to log on”
can also look at netatalk.sourceforge.net netatalk and just run AFP.
Nov
13
comment Linux VPS settings to allow $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] to get client ip
contact your VPS provider. It is entirely possible that you are behind some sort of Load Balancer/proxy. as opposed to being directly connected to the internet. They should be able to tell you the config. without this information it will be very hard for us to figure out how to help. since the problem is most likely upstream from you..
Nov
12
awarded  Custodian
Nov
12
reviewed Edit suggested edit on Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
Nov
12
revised Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
Added link to what I think is an article supporting the answer
Nov
12
answered Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
Nov
12
comment Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
Only issue with multiple devices simultaneously accessing pop3 accounts. is that depending upon the backend storage mechanism there could be file locking issues. If the SP doesn't offer IMAP as indicated by OP, it is likely that they are using something like MBOX files and locking is going to be bad with multiple accounts accessing it concurrently.
Oct
16
comment Can I have a DNS wildcard binding in multiple servers?
client cache servers (unless they are doing some add negative caching) should be pretty quick to pick up new record. You could be looking at propagation delays between your primary and secondary authoratative servers. For example you add it to NS1, and it takes a bit to get to ns2 (I don't know how many auth servers you have). but the client then asks for the url and it hits n2 which doesn't have the records yet. Does your NS infrastructure support NOTIFY for zone updates to propagate? are they your NS servers are they hosted by someone else?
Oct
15
comment Custom TLDs, shortened URLs and usage
I did qualify it by saying SEO not withstanding :)
Oct
14
answered Custom TLDs, shortened URLs and usage
Sep
28
comment OpenVPN connects and access to ip works but not url in browser
if you traceroute are you going through the VPN?
Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Sep
21
answered ntp daemon seems useless and why my server date time is far behind my local time
Sep
21
comment E-mail always send to spam folder
Every little bit helps. So adding DKIM can help especially with delivery to yahoo. But it can be annoying to setup and get the selectors right especially if you are hosting multiple domains and want to sign each with differnet keys. There are many reasons things get thrown in the spam folder. From content to server rep to combinations of both. My normal response is your hotmail account is worth how much you pay for it ;)
Sep
21
answered E-mail always send to spam folder
Sep
9
comment Can I have a DNS wildcard binding in multiple servers?
Well, creating an A or CNAME takes about as long as creating a website/host headers in IIS, and both can be scripted. Load balancers to a big cluster of machines that all server everything are one solution to the problem, guess it depends on budget, since good load balancers generally speaking are not cheap..
Sep
9
answered Can I have a DNS wildcard binding in multiple servers?
Sep
9
comment Can I have a DNS wildcard binding in multiple servers?
This is called poor mans load balancing. The DNS Server will return the A records in Random Order, and the client will pick one and go to that. If one of the servers is down 50% of your inbound requests will fail.