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Vodafone is disconnecting demon.co.uk customers that have had free (included) websites for over 20 years.

Vodafone is disconnecting Demon.co.uk customers that have had sites for over 20 years. My old site, which is referenced in many places on the internet http://www.birdsoft.demon.co.uk , will be mirrored at http://www.birdsoft-demon.co.uk . The most important pages are: http://www.birdsoft.demon.co.uk/music/sampcalc.htm which … Continue reading

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New site

http://www.quaddesignarchitects.co.uk

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Cassandra – IP address in Windows Community Edition

Edit C:\Program Files\DataStax Community\apache-cassandra\conf\cassandra.yaml Change seeds: “127.0.0.1,<MY NEW IP>” listen_address:<MY NEW IP> rpc_address:<MY NEW IP> Where <MY NEW IP>, e.g. 192.168.1.3 Restart the service To connect to your server from your workstation, e.g. C:\WINDOWS\system32>”C:\Program Files\DataStax Community\python\py thon.exe” “C:\Program Files\DataStax Community\apache-cassandra\bi n\cqlsh” … Continue reading

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DDNS failover script

A useful script for automating dynamic DNS updates when you are serving on multiple IP addresses. #!/bin/bash EMAIL=me@mydomain.co.uk HOSTMASTER=hostmaster.mydomain.co.uk KEY=yxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxgQ== SERVER=ns1.mydomain.co.uk ZONE=otherdomain.co.uk DOMAIN=ddns.otherdomain.co.uk IPV4LIST=”10.0.0.1 10.0.0.2″ IPV6LIST=”” TESTPAGE=ddns.asp MAILER=/usr/exim/bin/exim ERRORLIST=”error,unavailable,bad request” failcode=0 function TestHostForURL () {         # Parameters         # … Continue reading

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Upgrading OpenSSL on an old CentOS box

Warning – this procedure is extremely risky (but has worked every time for me). It is suggested that you do a dry run on a VM before attempting this on a live server.  If anything goes wrong, you may be … Continue reading

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Katy Lied

Julian and Jas’s new website: http://www.katyliedmusic.com/

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Test post from android

Test

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Sample

Dr Ben Sessa is producing a new site.

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Upgrading SSH

This is really just a note to myself: Instructions for older versions of Slackware First, make sure your OpenSSL is up to date: (CAUTION – if you have Red Hat then read this: http://www.openssl.org/support/faq.html#BUILD8 ) http://www.openssl.org/source/ wget http://www.openssl.org/source/openssl-1.0.0d.tar.gz (or later when available) … Continue reading

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