Notices tagged with linode


  1. Temporary Marjolein mk

    # time! did a lot of studying again today (after teh pln for step 3 fell through) but at least I have a new plan for step 3 now :) Skipping another Tai Chi lesson # to try and catch up little... # # # # good night !tzaf ev

    about 2 months ago from
  2. Temporary Marjolein mk

    # time! Again a lot of work today, no real progress - except to find that Linode's DNS actually doesn't support being set up as master in a master-slave relationship. So, maybe write a few more notes and start from scratch with another possible solutio

    about 2 months ago from in context
  3. Temporary Marjolein mk

    After a whole day of trials and getting advice on # IRC channel, HE still isn't able to "pull" a zone from Linode (or at least this one). Giving up (for now) on letting Hurrican Electric "pull" a slave zone for this domain. That also implies that if I

    about 2 months ago from
  4. Temporary Marjolein mk

    Waiting for the latest change @ Linode DNS to propagate so Hurricane Electric DNS is allowed to pull the zone to maintain a slave zone. (Thanks to good help on # IRC channel - I'd forgotten that you need to set up the zone so it gives permission to the

    about 2 months ago from
  5. Temporary Marjolein mk

    Getting my head round (part of) the Linode API now. Not so hard, it's well-documented! This is fun, really. # # #

    about 2 months ago from
  6. Temporary Marjolein mk

    @clacke I just found out that you can also do a self-hosted Dynamic DNS from Linode: "Dynamic DNS Using The Linode API" - a nice write-up that also explains how Dynamic DNS actually "works". Sweet! # # # # #

    about 2 months ago from in context
  7. Matthew Davidson mjd

    Because I'm only hosting freebie sites now, have cancelled automatic backups. With any other VPS provider, this would have required a support ticket, on # it's a button. (Not an invitation to attack my servers, BTW.) #

    about 8 months ago from web
  8. backuptheru backuptheru

    and we're back at being DDOSed #

    about 8 months ago from at 56°9'24"N 10°12'38"E
  9. Matthew Davidson mjd

    # are awesome. If there's a problem for which you are responsible they treat you like a grownup and give you time to fix it yourself. In my case perhaps not so wise, but I'm sure there are competent people who also appreciate this.

    about 9 months ago from web in context
  10. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @theru Ah, splendid. As long as it's not my fault, I'm happy. #

    about 10 months ago from web in context
  11. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @tregeagle Earlier today, # were reporting "connectivity issues" with that data centre. #? What spam?

    about 10 months ago from web in context
  12. Matthew Davidson mjd

    And, wouldn't you know it: while setting up new server, #'s admin interface goes down for scheduled maintenance. The universe is telling me to start drinking at midday.

    about a year ago from web in context
  13. Temporary Marjolein mk

    one hurdle for setting up time service: there's a recent vulnerability, NOT yet patched in Debian, that could make the server vulnerable to a DDoS attack. That means I could specifically enable Nikola (fixed IP address) but not Dennis (lappy). So, I could set

    Saturday, 16-May-15 21:29:31 AEST from in context
  14. Temporary Marjolein mk

    \o/ just installed Webmin on my # - it looks completely different from what it did the many years ago I also tried a Linode (and gave up) :)

    Saturday, 16-May-15 16:30:59 AEST from in context
  15. Temporary Marjolein mk

    @theru @mmn @kat I was trying for help in the # channel, too, and (amid much confusion about teh Lish console) the -vv parameter cropped up. When I tried that (within Lish) I noticed what SSH was looking for - keys with standard name that didn't exist.

    Friday, 15-May-15 07:12:11 AEST from in context
  16. Temporary Marjolein mk

    @majestyx @if @cmhobbs ultimately I found two good candidates that match my requirements - both with servers in Europe (necessary for speed): Memopal (1) - who only mention up to 500GB but tell me they can do more (just write!); and CeeJay's Crashplan (2) - o

    Thursday, 14-May-15 05:48:43 AEST from
  17. Temporary Marjolein mk

    new vulnerability: (in QEMU) "The bug, found in open-source computer emulator QEMU, dates back to 2004. Many modern virtualization software, including Xen, KVM, and Oracle's VirtualBox, includes the buggy code." /via # IRC

    Wednesday, 13-May-15 22:59:13 AEST from
  18. Peter Anderson panda

    Faster updates for # servers:

    Thursday, 11-Sep-14 09:32:45 AEST from
  19. Matthew Davidson mjd

    This sounds like sockpuppet marketing, but I swear it is genuine: The things you can do with a # are incredible.

    Tuesday, 10-Dec-13 12:22:18 AEDT from web in context
  20. Matthew Davidson mjd

    Have I mentioned that I love #? First time it's happened in all the years I've been with them, but when you have a server compromised they treat you like a grown-up and let you fix it.

    Thursday, 21-Nov-13 19:31:46 AEDT from web in context
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