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Retrospective #2 – Mailservers are hard

Retrospective #2 – Mailservers are hard

Over the past month, I’ve been trying to set up a mail server for outbound SMTP. In the end, I ended up with going with mailgun.com for my outbound SMTP. These are the reasons why I ended up going with mailgun.com

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Retrospective #1 – VirtualHosts in Apache

Retrospective #1 – VirtualHosts in Apache

Lately, I have been interested in monitoring my VMs and looking at pretty graphs with statistics on how a machine is performing. I came across a pretty sweet tool called net-data, which provides real-time data on performance and health monitoring. The only problem I have with net-data is that the web portion of net-data is served on port 19999, which is an ugly number and being the nit-pick that I am seeing it in the address bar is pain.

To remedy this, I decided to find a way to ‘serve’ the net-data web ui to a sub-domain instead.

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