Author page: andy

Testing SSL on the Commandline

This is a useful one for testing dovecot when setting up SSL: openssl s_client -connect localhost:993 -quiet If you get a ‘Connection Refused’, you have my permission to swear loudly. For me, the C bomb echoed around these four walls several times.

SMS Alerts with Nagios

I use Nagios a lot. If it’s not for the peace of mind that I know that my, and my clients infrastructure is monitored, its for the obsessive compulsiveness of the statistics. Admittedly, stats-wise I use Munin now, however, for monitoring everything I use Nagios. One of the awesome things about Nagios is how you can configure it to do various things…