Posted on 2018-06-03 22:00 in misc • Tagged with sysadmin, mastodon

There's this Mastodon thing that's getting talked about. Let's run an instance.
Let's run a few. Let's host many and share the cost.
Let's build a serious fully automated commercial service that can create an instance on demand under 30s. I'll call it MaaStodon.
Maybe i'll finally have something i …

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Let's Encrypt, but simple

Posted on 2018-03-18 16:20 in misc • Tagged with sysadmin, security

I don't like big monolithic things like Caddy or docker-oriented heavy web servers.
I don't like Certbot managing my web server; it's busy and functionnal already.
I don't like changing DNS records for TLS; most servers don't have any control over their domains, and that's good.

What I like, is …

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Hosting a Tor Hidden Service Decently

Posted on 2017-01-03 00:00 in Security • Tagged with tor, opsec, sysadmin

Background music ideas: (something... rap-rave?, deathcore, and... something else electropunkish)

These days people may need to publish stuff anonymously. Since many people fuck that up and I'm …

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Hosting your own mail server for security

Posted on 2016-09-25 20:00 in Security • Tagged with sysadmin

Here's some tips from a security-focused system administrator.

If you're an experienced sysadmin ready to embrace Murphy's law:

Go ahead, you already know what to do and what to expect. Good luck!

If you're the average user and don't know much about servers:

Why host your own mail server:

  • The …

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