Wandering Thoughts archives

2018-07-08: We've decided to write our future Python tools in Python 3
2018-07-06: Having your SSH server on an alternate port provides no extra security today
2018-07-04: How and why we sell storage to people here
The hardware and basic setup for our third generation of ZFS fileservers
2018-07-03: The history of our custom NFS mount authorization system (or some of it)
2018-06-27: I think it's still reasonable to run personal servers on the Internet
2018-06-22: Running servers (and services) well is not trivial
2018-06-16: The 'on premise' versus 'off premise' approach to environments
2018-05-15: I have a boring desktop and I think I'm okay with that
2018-05-03: Using grep to hunt around for null bytes in text files
2018-04-26: The shifting goals of our custom NFS mount authorization system
2018-04-25: An implementation difference in NSS netgroups between Linux and Solaris
2018-04-20: The increasingly surprising limits to the speed of our Amanda backups
2018-04-13: A learning experience about the performance of our IMAP server
2018-04-07: Some numbers for how well various compressors do with our /var/mail backup
2018-04-04: Today's learning experience is that gzip is not fast
2018-03-31: Using a local database to get consistent device names is a bad idea
2018-03-25: Our revised Dovecot IMAP configuration migration plans (and processes)
2018-03-24: Our current ugly hacks to Dovecot to help mitigate our IMAP problems
2018-03-23: Some things about Dovecot, its index files, and the IMAP LIST command
2018-03-14: Why Let's Encrypt's short certificate lifetimes are a great thing
2018-02-16: How I tend to label bad hardware
2018-02-11: Sending emails to your inbox is a dangerous default
2018-01-19: I'm one of those people who never log out from their desktop
2018-01-14: Our small tools for running commands on multiple machines
2018-01-04: The goals and problems of our Dovecot IMAP configuration migration
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