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Archive for February, 2008

Taming the Leopard

Posted by on February 25th, 2008

Retina.net runs on a Mac Mini, co-located through business cable service. For the last 8 months it’s been running on Mac OS X Tiger (10.4) with very little in the way of problems. Yesterday I started an upgrade to Leopard, which created many more problems than expected. Major issues and caveats I experienced No more […]

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Bogons!

Posted by on February 6th, 2008

Are you a systems adminstrator, and do you run BIND DNS servers? If so, you should be using the Secure BIND Template written by Team Cmryu. I’ve been using it for many years to lock down our production DNS servers. Their document provides a great starting point for BIND server configuraiton, with a current, updated […]

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Stealing log files from other processes.

Posted by on February 4th, 2008

It occurs to me that there’s hundreds of scripts, programs, and code snippets that I use on a daily basis that have just never seen the light of day.Time to change that. I’m not going to provide you with a pretty library like jwz has, but I’ll do what I can.At my day job, we […]

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