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Sending yourself a test virus

I found this handy little site to send yourself a harmless test virus. Read More »

Working with a postfix mail queue

Some useful commands when working with a postfix mailqueue: "postsuper -r ALL". Requeues all messages. "postcat [file]". Views queue files in /var/spool/bla. "postqueue". Deal with queue. Read More »

Default e-mail addresses for domains

Sometimes automated services or people need to contact some domain administrator for a certain domain. There are a couple of addresses that should be present by default. Google uses these addresses to notify you when they put you on their malware blocklist: Read More »

Configuring a Debian satellite Exim server

A very common way to configure Exim on a Debian machine, is to make it a 'satellite'; a server which uses another SMTP server for sending and does not do local delivery, the latter being the difference with a 'smarthost'. It can be used by other computers in the network to send mail, but also by the machine itself, to send system notifications and such (one of my favorite apps, arpwatch, for example). Read More »