Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas cakes with chocolate and peanuts

Passed all the tests 😉 Dough : 4 whole eggs 300ml yogurt 150gr margarine 50gr grinded chocolate grinded peel and juice from one lemon about 400gr of flour 100gr of peanuts, not grinded but chopped into small pieces Dough should … Continue reading

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Christmas cakes with sesame

I have tried them for the first time this Christmas, and they turned out great! Dough : 4 whole eggs about 150gr margarine (softened in microwave oven) grindied peel and juice of one lemon (may be also orange) about 100gr … Continue reading

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Sendmail log

If you get in /var/log/maillog something like this : Dec 20 14:07:39 mail-2012 sendmail[8974]: qBKD7ddr008974: [10.10.10.11] did not issue MAIL/EXPN/VRFY/ETRN during connection to MSA It only means that host (here 10.10.10.11) has not finished communication it has started with server … Continue reading

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Squid Proxy and Hotmail

So if it happens that your Hotmail account can not be accessed (or you can access it, but can’t open any messages), and you are using Squid as a proxy server, and you have the following error when accessing your … Continue reading

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Orange syrup

Orange syrup is excellent, especially in winter, and can be very helpful in combating various viruses, bacteria and similar alien life forms 😉 Ingredients : 1,5kg of oranges 4kg sugar 4l water 100gr limuntus Oranges wash well (since also peel … Continue reading

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Dovecot log rotation

Make a file /etc/logrorare.d/dovecot : /var/log/dovecot*.log { this is for both logs : dovecot.log and dovecot-lda.log weekly rotate 5 last 5 logs are kept missingok notifempty delaycompress sharedscripts postrotate doveadm log reopen touch dovecot-lda.log manually make this one, because only … Continue reading

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fail2ban

What is it for : Fail2ban scans log files such as /var/log/security or /var/log/apache/error_log, and forbids IP addressses which make the most number of failed log attempts (go over the set number of failed logs). It adds firewall rules to … Continue reading

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yum+src.rpm+CentOS

Hmmm yes, old OS (RHEL 4U5) so I have found only src.rpm YUM package that I need (for this OS it is version 2.0.8-1, and it will work OK). And what now? Download package in temporary folder : # wget … Continue reading

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How to check if your mail server is a open relay

All is done from a PC that is not inside of your network, so you are accessing your server through its public IP. From command line you do this : # telnet public-IP-of-server 25 – type Trying public-IP-of-server… Connected to … Continue reading

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Christmas cookies

Cookis with ginger and orange. Dough : 3 whole eggs and one egg yolk (egg white is for later glazing) 1 big soup-spoon of ginger 1 backing powder about 150gr of sugar 1 whole orange – grate its peel, and … Continue reading

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