Notices tagged with linode


  1. mk mk

    Struggling with basic Linode setup - I botched it the first time, but now I have two nodes to setup. Keeping extensive notes, as usual, so I can later admire my blunders. #

    about 6 months ago from
  2. mk 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 10 months ago from
  3. mk 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 10 months ago from in context
  4. mk 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 10 months ago from
  5. mk 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 10 months ago from
  6. mk mk

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

    about 10 months ago from
  7. mk 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 10 months ago from in context
  8. 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 a year ago from web
  9. backuptheru backuptheru

    and we're back at being DDOSed #

    about a year ago from at 56°9'24"N 10°12'38"E
  10. 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.

    Tuesday, 02-Feb-16 22:01:35 AEDT from web in context
  11. Matthew Davidson mjd

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

    Monday, 28-Dec-15 20:56:06 AEDT from web in context
  12. Matthew Davidson mjd

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

    Monday, 28-Dec-15 19:51:30 AEDT from web in context
  13. 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.

    Thursday, 03-Sep-15 12:12:12 AEST from web in context
  14. mk 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
  15. mk 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
  16. mk 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
  17. mk 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
  18. mk 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
  19. Peter Anderson panda

    Faster updates for # servers:

    Thursday, 11-Sep-14 09:32:45 AEST from
  20. 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
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