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DNSSEC and PowerDNS

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I’ve been running PowerDNS for a couple of months now including DNSSEC. Here is how I set it up and how to avoid the pitfalls I fell into.

CAA Records

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Put simply Certification Authority Authorization or CAA is a special type of DNS records that allows you to inform a certification authority if they are allo...

Secondary DNS with Hurricane Electric

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Hurricane Electric based in the US provide a number of services to the internet. They are probably best known for Tunnel Broker however they also offer DNS h...

Setting up SSHFP records

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SSHFP Records are DNS records that allow you to publish fingerprints of your servers so they can be verified using DNS lookups when you connect to them. This...

Secure WebDav in Windows 7

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When adding webdav in Windows 7 it may feel completely alien. The correct syntax if mapping using This PC (formally called My Computer) is:

Longview with Varnish

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Linode’s Longview service gives you a great insight into how well your server is running. The standard automatic install fails when trying to set Nginx monit...

YouView Control on Bose Solo 5 Sound Bar

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I recently got a sound bar for Christmas. Looking online it looks like you can’t programme the BT YouView box with the Bose universal remote. You can control...