I needed something that can do the following: – automatically reboot if another server goes missing/offline – reboot if instructed by another server – it must be failproof and work in all conditions (bad hardware, bad memory, lots of errors) Why? Because I want more control, more automation and don’t want to depend on datacenter […]
Woke up one morning with an awesome message in the server logs: smartd: Device: /dev/sdd [SAT], 1 Currently unreadable (pending) sectors Any hard disk error is a nightmare. It’s even more interesting when you have no ideea what happened.
I have just moved to a new server last week, so I started fresh and decided to go ahead with a new mail server configuration. On the old server I was using qmail+vpopmail+courier. qmail – smtp, pop3 server vpopmail – provides mailbox & virtual domain management courier – for the imap server part I got […]