Earth Notes: On Website Technicals (2023-03)Updated 2023-05-16 06:46 GMT.
By Damon Hart-Davis.
As of today,
is back and running, after a fashion!
Some simple housekeeping today, while stuck in bed with a resurgence of an annoying cold...
I realised that I had not updated the by-year meter readings table in the overall "saving electricity and gas" page to move to 2023. Now fixed. (I also updated the thumbnails to the latest snapshots.)
I realise that this could probably be an automated page insert now, but to avoid adding another moving part to be maintained I'll probably leave it as-is.
2023-03-05: Syslogging Less: BIND
Having turned down mail logging, other nonsense became more visible.
I have now turned off a lot of BIND9/
named log entries of the form
sencha named[NNN]: network unreachable resolving 'nnn.nnn.nnn.nn6.in-addr.arpa/PTR/IN': NNNN:NNN:N::N#53, by adding the
-4 (IPv4 only) in
2023-03-04: Syslogging Less: Mail
There has been in my to-do list for a while an item to reduce logging from mail (via
syslog) in particular.
It looks as if SPAMming attempts over the last few days at least were nearer 4,000 a day than the historic norm of ~10,000 per day.
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