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Monthly Archives: November 2006

Postfix Spam Filtering

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With the increasing amounts of spam email thats being sent across the internet recently, I decided to improve my spam filtering. Spam filtering Already I had Amavisd-New (http://www.ijs.si/software/amavisd/) running my emails through Spamassassin for spam detection and Clamav for virus … Continue reading

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Disaster Recovery (Hard Disk Failure)

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Having just had a hard disk die on me, taking all my work with it (annoyingly I couldn’t find my old backup CD) I thought i’d document the steps I took to recover data from the Linux partition that it … Continue reading

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PHP – Check Service Status

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Got multiple servers? Want to know they are still up by looking at once place? Want to give your users an easy to see status page? A quick way to test if a server or service is up is to … Continue reading

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PHP – Autoload Includes based on Class name

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[b]Please note, this code is for PHP5 and above only.[/b] While writing lots of object orientated PHP5 code, you may find you need lots of include() or require() statements, it gets repetitive to keep writing these things in every file … Continue reading

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