Christmas is almost upon us, so we are closing the offices today until January 4th. Over the last few days we've been inundated with Christmas cards, both real and electronic. Some of the electronic ones are very clever. We got a very nice one this morning from XMI which uses a very nice bit of Flash. You can see it here They are now taking bets on whether we'll have a "white … [Read more...] about Bah humbug
Archives for December 2004
"Let me give you a little inside information about God. God likes to watch. He's a prankster. Think about it. He gives man instincts. He gives you this extraordinary gift, and then what does He do, I swear for His own amusement, his own private, cosmic gag reel, He sets the rules in opposition. It's the goof of all time. Look but don't touch. Touch, but don't taste. Taste, … [Read more...] about Quote of the day – Devil’s Advocate
Blog spam is a real pain in the neck. Tom and I have been swapping notes about this over the last month or so. I had some initial "success" with the builtin filters, which I then augmented with the SURBL plugin, but that still meant having to manually delete all the junk that was being put in the "moderate" queue. At Tom's recommendation I've now installed "auth image" which … [Read more...] about more Blog spam solutions ….
Moving mailboxes from one server to another can be a painful experience. Formail is a handy command that makes this a lot easier: cd /var/spool/mail/;formail -Y -s sendmail -oi $user@domain < $mailboxreplace $user@domain with the real alias you want to send to eg. firstname.lastname@example.org replace $mailbox with the local mailbox name eg. michele1 The only thing to watch out for … [Read more...] about Moving mailboxes
Barracuda Networks sell devices that are supposed to protect networks from spam, however the owner, Michael Perone, has been fingered by some as a former spammer … [Read more...] about Irony?