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Monit Rules

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As a follow on from my post on Monit, I have compiled a selection of rules that can be used to monitor various services on your server. check process sshd with pidfile /var/run/sshd.pid start programĀ  “/etc/init.d/sshd start” stop programĀ  “/etc/init.d/sshd … Continue reading

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Monit – Keeping Servers running even while asleep

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One of the downsides to working on the internet, is that it never stops – it is a 24 hour a day, 365 day a year system. There is not ‘break’ in it, no time to rest. When you run … Continue reading

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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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