Articles tagged 'dns'

How did I ever talk myself into getting involved in NanoWriMo? Well, I'd been thinking about it for a while, to be honest. I've really been enjoying writing lately. It's been theraputic. But then a conversation happened on Twitter, and a handful of friends all said they were going to give it a shot and, well, in some fit of craziness, I said "yeah, count me in!". Read more…

This is a short tutorial on connecting back to your home Mac via SSH, through the magic of MobileMe, then downloading some software, mounting the disk image and installing it, all without the need of the Mac OS X GUI. I use VirtualBox as an example, but it should work for any standard Mac OS X installer. Read more…

So my email isn't working this morning. Somehow the MX record for woss.name has, well, disappeared. Maybe DreamHost got offended that I switched to GMail and decided to get their revenge. Maybe I buggered something up (I was doing stuff in the DH control panel yesterday afternoon, but I don't think I touched woss.name). Or maybe the gremlins got to it. Read more…

I've been using account_location for a couple of applications recently. It's a really nice way to give individual 'clients' of an application their own domain and when we come to scaling up, it's a really easy way of splitting customers across several hosts. So, yeah, very nice. And it's dead easy to deploy in the first instance -- a couple of DNS records along the lines of: Read more…