September 2014

So I’m tweaking the mail filter server which is a Debian Linux server running Postfix, MailScanner and SpamAssassin. I just wanted to share some of the performance improvements after installing pdns-recursor for local caching. Install PowerDNS root@mxfilter:~# apt-get install pdns-recursor Obtain a sample spam email root@mxfilter:~# wget http://people.apache.org/~wtogami/sample-spam.eml First Test root@mxfilter:~# cat sample-spam.eml | spamassassin…

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Ugh, I have to install iTunes so I can activate this old iPhone 3GS. Wish I had a Steady State like back in the XP days on my Windows 8.1 system. Shoulda fired up a VM instead maybe. I’ll probably never get this thing fully uninstalled.

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