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Quick tip - Apticron - Handy hints and tips

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Apticron is a great tool, it will automatically e-mail you an alert if you have outstanding packages that need upgrading on a *nix systems. Some useful tips ...

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...