We noticed in freifunk franken that sometimes there is receive buffer overruns.
I wrote a patch for babel that the size of the receive buffer is dynamic to the
highest attainable value (within 2^x)..
I have cancelled supercluster.virgostar.net for September 17th, 2017. After moving everything off it, it will be cancelled 2 weeks earlier than planned. That's just the billing cycle though. It's been a fun three years!0 comments
We have about 3 more weeks of summer left (officially). Last year I turned up the heat around October 4th, 2016. So I'm hoping to be doing that this year as well. Of course if it gets cold earlier I'll have to turn the heat up earlier. In about three weeks Germany has a federal election. So politics are gonna make the people crazy the next few weeks. Have a safe and happy September everybody!0 comments
I have moved this website to Germany. This is related to the last article which I have found myself just doing it. One more service off supercluster.0 comments
This morning I replaced the supercluster.virgostar.net nameserver with the psi.virgostar.net nameserver for all my domains. As I'm moving away from supercluster and will wrap up its participation in my network in November likely. I'm freeing up money by the end of the year and the reason that prompted this change was the new surveillance laws in the Netherlands that go into effect January 1st, 2018. I'll be long gone then and will think twice about my privacy when entering dutch territory again.0 comments
I'm on vacation this week and partially next week. So I've ordered some reading material.
A particular University has been probing my DNS, over and over again. Until I sent them an email informing them that they have been filtered and that they are spying.
/var/log/all.0.gz:Aug 24 13:42:18 omega delphinusdnsd: request on \ descriptor 16 interface "18.104.22.168" from 22.214.171.124 \ (ttl=0, region=255) for "_sips._tcp.virgostar.net." type=SRV(33) class=1, \ edns0, answering "NXDOMAIN" (53/130) /var/log/all.0.gz:Aug 24 13:42:18 omega delphinusdnsd: request on \ descriptor 16 interface "126.96.36.199" from 188.8.131.52 \ (ttl=0, region=255) for "_sip._udp.virgostar.net." type=SRV(33) class=1, \ edns0, answering "NXDOMAIN" (52/129)I asked them whether they wanted to call me because they looked up SRV records for SIP and Jabber...
Now pretend you have a house and you sit in it. Then someone comes to your door and windows and looks in to see if you have left them open. And does this repeatedly, with a different mask every time. Is that _not_ a little intrusive and scary? I call it spying. And that's exactly what comsys.rwth-aachen.de are doing. BTW I'm not spying because I only look at my own windows to see if anyone is looking in. Also we don't know what happens to the data that Uni Aachen are collecting. Chances are it's ending up in government hands.
So for the last night this is what my logs say about this subnet:
Aug 24 21:52:39 omega delphinusdnsd: UDP connection refused on \ descriptor 17 interface "184.108.40.206" from 220.127.116.11 (ttl=0, \ region=255) replying REFUSED, filter policyAnd it'll stay on. On the other DNS server I put them in a pf filter. 0 comments
My VPS provider vultr.com which I use for the host omega.virgostar.net, allows one to upgrade plans on the fly. So I did. I don't pay more than I did before , which is around $10 USD/mo and I have 2 GB RAM and 20 GB more drive space. When I give up supercluster in October or November, because of new surveillance laws in the Netherlands, I'll have everything stowed into omega. I'm also giving up chi.goldflipper.de at around the same time so I'll go down to 2 VPS for the time being. Those are the big plans.0 comments
I have changed chi.goldflipper.de to omega.virgostar.net for the delphinusdns.org zone. In one week I'll change the nameserver supercluster.virgostar.net to psi.virgostar.net for all my remaining domains. Hopefully it'll work nicely. I have also made a -current delphinusdnsd the master on omega, before it was a hidden master and only did AXFR. Now it answers queries. Habbie (person on #dns) told me that I don't echo RD bit upon a refused, which I put on my TODO to fix.0 comments
I donated 15 EUR to F3 Netze since they opened a Paypal method. I had to try it out. This brings donations this year to F3 Netze to 40 EUR.0 comments
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