Stargate Logo  Secured by phpPhobos

secured site

Smurphtools   
  Login  - No Account ?  Create One   
Search
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:27:45 
  Home 
  Authentication 
 Documentation 
    Site Documentation 
    About me 
 Applications 
    Downloads 
    Web Links 
  Legal Notice 
 Registered Bloggers 
  Joerg's Blog 
 FAQ Topic [ Topics  ]
 Routerboard RBxxxAH 
 Common Linux problem... 
 Apple Mac-mini 
 PHP Phobos 
 Stargate's Backup sc... 
 eBook Reader / PRS-5... 
 QNAP SS839 NAS 
 System Stats [ Index ]
 Router
  > Modem 
  > Gateway 
 Server
  > Stargate 
 Client
  > RemPi 

Welcome to Stargate !!!

You accessed a private site - and all data found on it is not to be used for any purpose - except if explicitly stated (Software packages under GPL). Spammers and Similar - please "GO AWAY" and leave us alone and do not dare using any information found on these pages for your unethical actions !
This site looks strange using Internet Explorer ? Check this.

Should you have issue with the Browser Certificate not beeing valid - install the following Certificate in your Browser. Usually - it es enough to click on it for the Browser installation routine to activate it. Note also - that this webserver requires an encryption level higher/equal 128Bit and dedicated cyphers ! Many windows IE versions do not like cyphers >= 128Bit encryption. So take another browser if you want to log into a secured area on Stargate !

DISCLAIMER: The owner of this site takes no responsibility for the content of external site links presented on these pages
->  Web-Harvesters trap active ! 
New server online  
Posted by smurphy on Monday, 10 February 2014 @ 23:34:34  
spacer line
Shuttle

 Stargate has been cross-migrated to a new and faster hardware. In the same process, the OS has been updated and the software used to deliver mail changed from cyrus to dovecot. As a goodie, all security protocols have been enhanced again, and dynamic blacklisting is even more sensitive than it was before - as SMTP auth probing is now taken into account.
The hardware specs are as follow:

  • CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770T CPU @ 2.50GHz
  • 16GB Ram
  • 1x60GB SSD for the ...  

 Read more...   |  View Details | Print View 
spacer line
Dynamic Blacklisting updated  
Posted by smurphy on Wednesday, 29 January 2014 @ 18:47:23  
spacer line
Stargate Icon

 As script-kiddies from around the world are so keen to probe for any type of existing software etc., I decided to enhance the currently running blacklisting system a little.
Until now, people probing non existing pages on this server had 3 attempts before being blocked by the websites software (put into a quarantine access). However, as soon as they continued probing from the same IP Address - they were locked out hard by the firewall which checks the system on a regular base for adding new...  

 Read more...   |  View Details | Print View 
spacer line
Raspberry PI active  
Posted by smurphy on Tuesday, 21 January 2014 @ 21:58:33  
spacer line
Linux Hardware

 Had always wanted to have a remote site I can do tests with. This whish has been granted by EDIS.
It took a little bit, as I had sent the package in just before the Christmas holidays - but it is up and running now. Even the Monitoring is now active - Monitored from this own site: RemPI Monitoring.

UPDATE: Not 24 Hours only,...  

 Read more...   |  View Details | Print View 
spacer line
 
Posted by smurphy on Sunday, 20 January 2013 @ 12:46:55  
spacer line
iPod Touch 4G

 Apple support, IOS 6, and knowledge ...
Last Week-End, I thought that I could finally upgrate my iPod 4G to IOS 6.0.1, thinking that most bugs, network WiFi etc. had been finally fixed.
Doing the upgrade, everything worked fine. Everything synced as planned, iPod restarted and - No network ! I had the network Sign up in the left corner, but no possibility to actually connect to the IP on the iPod or do any test from the iPod to another device.
Calling Apple support because they do...  

 Read more...   |  View Details | Print View 
spacer line
NAS now has iTunes runninv in VM.  
Posted by smurphy on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 @ 22:30:14  
spacer line
ss839 pro picture

 My QNap running 24/7 anyway - I wondered why I wouldn't install a virtualbox headless runing a WindowXP License I had laying around from an old laptop... Thinking about it though, the QNap is running a busy-box based mini linux, which in no way would run any virtualbox installation.
The answer to that was actually to chroot a mini-debian, mount the device, proc, sys file systems through a bind option, and that was all that was to be done for getting a virtualbox instance running on the NAS...  

 Read more...   |  View Details | Print View 
spacer line
2 Outages in the last 2 weeks ...  
Posted by smurphy on Monday, 23 July 2012 @ 21:31:29  
spacer line
Stargate Icon

 Well - the first one was due to a scheduled Road-Work where I was advised that the power would be disable for 4 hours. What I did not predict though was that the UPS that was running here for some years now wouldn't last for more than 3 Minutes making me order a new one - which I have installed today. And this means, another outage. The new UPS though has a display showing the power-state and details on the battery, and hopefully I will be able, in the future, to predict when the battery has to...  

 Read more...   |  View Details | Print View 
spacer line
New home for server/NAS  
Posted by smurphy on Thursday, 12 April 2012 @ 19:36:41  
spacer line
Servers

 it took some time to actually get the Furniture for our (my wife and mine) office, and since it came last week, I couldn't push back the fact that I needed to move the server from it's old (non design) Rack, to a new one I am partly responsible for.
For the sake of Administration, I did put in a KVM, and mounted a screen outside on the Rack, and even added a space for the keyboard, making it look pretty cool in the end. I just hope I won't get a temperature problem, as it's all in...  

 Read more...   |  View Details | Print View 
spacer line
Network connection flaky  
Posted by smurphy on Saturday, 28 January 2012 @ 19:14:53  
spacer line
Linux Hardware

 Seems the French Telecom and Free Telecom play the ping pong game. France Telecom says the physical line is Ok, and I tell Free Telecom the line is not OK and they see it too. According to this picture, the quiality is really really bad. If I have 15 minutes of connectivity without disconnects, I am lucky at the moment.
No chance in playing any online based game at all. Especially during this Week-End.

Issues have been fixed end of February - at last. Actually - whe...  

 Read more...   |  View Details | Print View 
spacer line
Spam attack - ended...  
Posted by smurphy on Thursday, 13 October 2011 @ 06:45:39  
spacer line
Secure Logo

 a recent massive spam-attack on my mailserver has put the latter one into denial mode. This means, that internal mails where still processed, sending out mails too, but the mail-server has refused to accept any Internet-inbound mail.
After identifying the 6 IP-Addresses that where mail-flooding my mail-server, my ISP dropped routing from these IP's, and the mail-server could come back to normal operation. Note - the blue color is Rejected mails.

You can find the local...  

 Read more...   |  View Details | Print View 
spacer line
Linux Counter (new) data updated  
Posted by smurphy on Sunday, 25 September 2011 @ 09:50:16  
spacer line
Linux Counter Entry

 Updated all data from the Linux Counter. You can see my linux-counter page here . Note that for some systems, the busybox binary won enable me to automatically update all data, however the manual entered data is accurate. 

 View Details | Print View 
spacer line
spacer line
      Total of 67 rows found       57 more Next   
 Recent links [ Index ]
  > Quotes from movies 
  > Highres Audio 
  > Channel Classics Rec... 
  > HDTracks 
  > The Website is down 
  > Globe Flight 
  > Olderversion 
  > UnixMen 
  > Obreey 
  > SSL Check 
 Active users on Stargate 
 > Registered: 1
 > Anonymous: 15
 > Site Hits: 2.343.495
   - Linux: 25,20%
   - Windows: 62,04%
   - Macintosh: 8,14%
   - Other: 4,62%
 Download [ Index ]
 Admin Tools 
  > Basic scripts  [2]
  > Mac Mini  [1]
  > Security  [2]
 Hardware 
  > VIA EPIA SP8000E  [2]
  > VIA EPIA M10000  [2]
  > Lex Light Mini-ITX  [5]
 Networking Tools 
  > Security  [3]
 >  Past announcements  
 Tuesday, July 12 
 OS on Stargate Upgraded 

 Wednesday, June 22 
 outages on router ...
 [updated] 

 Wednesday, January 19 
 Routerboard replaced
 [updated] 

 Friday, January 14 
 Nasty router issue 

 Sunday, December 05 
 FSK 16 - in Germany ? 

 Wednesday, September 08 
 Problems of recent
 hardware 

 Sunday, August 29 
 NAS Died ... and replaced 

 Monday, July 19 
 Budget module active 

 Thursday, July 15 
 Timesheet updated with
 some new features 

 Wednesday, June 30 
 Very active Bots II ...