This morning, as I got up, I noticed that our server monitoring system (Nagios – if you don’t know it, give it a look) was erroring for a set of customers servers. They’d been rebooted a couple of times over the last few weeks, so I decided a visit to the DC was in order […]
ownCloud – Store Your Data, Your Way
Most people out there are familiar with DropBox and other similar services provided by the likes of Microsoft and Google. The convenience of being able to easily synchronise data between multiple devices, with a copy stored “in the cloud” (that’s on the Internet for our older readers!). However, using a service such as this has […]
SpamCheck, the Open Source email spam and virus filter has been updated to version 0.6.11 This version fixes the email format, in particular adding a non-HTML section to the MIME formated emails.
iPad 2 – does it meet expectations
Apple has launched the second generation of their iPad product with “a faster processor, improved graphics, and front and rear cameras”. Is this enough to keep the growing competition at bay? This year promises a whole range of Android tablets, including the Motorola Xoom and HTC Flyer, and whilst Apple has had the high-end (and […]
The latest release of SpamCheck has been released, and should be available for download. SpamCheck is an Open Source email spam and virus filter provided by Dial Media Group. The latest version fixes issues with selecting an email when the subject is blank, and ensures that when a user is set to use the domain […]
Local or Remote Backup? How about both!
If you are responsible for a small network at work, then ensuring your data is backed up can be an ongoing struggle. Tape backup is often the obvious choice, but how often do you check that the backup is working? When was the last time you did a test restore to see if the data […]
R.I.P. The World’s Oldest Sheep
Sad news indeed that the world’s oldest sheep, Lucky, has died in Australia. The Internet Sheep salutes you.
Here at the Internet Sheep, we’re pretty fed up with spam, and spend a fair amount of our time trying to make sure as little as possible gets through – if you think spam is bad as an email user, just imagine how much we hate it as IT professionals with multiple mail servers to […]