Tag Archives: plesk

qpsmtpd Improved Things

As you may remember from past problems with joe-jobs, TTLLP still has a few (maybe only one left?) qmail servers rattling around. The comments on spam-filtering suggested a few possibilities for easing matters. As I wrote I would, I gave … Continue reading

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Looking Back: 2008 Part 3

This is the final part of my review of popular articles on my news websites during 2008. It follows part 1 and part 2, but it can be enjoyed on its own, like an nice ripe cheese. Unlike one friend, … Continue reading

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Pulling One File From a Plesk Backup

I won’t repeat my frequent anti-Plesk rant, but suffice to say: it’s a pain. For some reason, we wanted one file back out of a backup. It took me a few minutes to realise it, but Plesk’s backups are essentially … Continue reading

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Another Wednesday, Another Joe-Job

Yesterday, another of our mailboxes got joe-jobbed, just like last week. Again, it was one of our Exim servers (yes, one got done along with a qmail last week). Again, it was an address that should never appear as the … Continue reading

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Spam Revenge: Stopping Joe-job Floods in qmail

Myself and a colleague were both getting Joe-jobbed yesterday. I had an easy time telling Exim to reject mine at SMTP time, but the colleague receives mail on our only Plesk server, so it’s using qmail. I’ve noticed before that … Continue reading

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Plesk open_basedir and PEAR: the missing step

I hate the Plesk server control panel webapp but our webmaster cooperative still maintains one (but only one) server that uses it. That non-free software means that it’s under our “limited support agreement” which essentially says “you understand that the … Continue reading

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