Plus Address Forwarding With Postfix

One of the advantages of running your own mail server is the ability to enable address forwarding for email addresses handed out to third parties. Particularly, in these times where customer hungry corporations are always looking to harvest email addresses, I make it a point to have a different account to give out so that … [Read more…]

More fun with Signed / Unsigned Comparisons

Here is why one should be very careful while mixing signed and unsigned integer comparisons. Take a look at this code snippet below: #include <iostream> #include <string> int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { std::string presidentsOrders = “NO lets do more sanctions”; unsigned int pos; pos = presidentsOrders.find(“YES”); if (pos != std::string::npos) { std::cout << “Lets … [Read more…]

Upgrading the HomeLab

I have been wanting to upgrade my homelab for a while now to allow for running more experimental VMs. I already had six VMs running on the HP Microserver which was much more than could be handled by the AMD Turion 1.2Ghz single core 2 threaded CPU. I decided to go with the ThinkServer TS140 … [Read more…]

First post ..

Thanks to a generous colleague at work who wanted to get rid of his HP MicroServer, I finally got around to getting a domain name, and hosting my web server from home. Right now I have it as a Ubuntu Server VM hosted on ESX 5.5 which incidentally also hosts my MediaTomb media server.  At … [Read more…]