The startup goes live

I’m the silent half of Grania’s business. The business process, policy and web monkey. I talk about marketing, lead generation, moving people through the funnel – she gets to teach pre-schoolers Music Together® classes. The best part of all – telling friends that the business had gone live – and watching the Apache logs to […]

Heat kills hard drives

It was hot this weekend – over 35°C (92°F) outside – and the home servers were suffering somewhat. Western Washington is pretty friendly for servers – it’s usually cool – but we do get occasional spikes. Normally I’ll add an extra fan to the rack – but this time I was away for the weekend. […]

Postfix, IPv6 and non-delivery

Interesting issue this week with Postfix and IPv6. The webserver was resolving MX records as usual for delivery of blog notification – and also looking up AAAA records for delivery via SMTP over IPv6. Without a functioning route from home to the far end these were obviously failing and not retrying with the (routable) IPv4. […]