June 2007

My head office is planning to migrate their mail infrastructure into something new. They now currently still using Novell server with Novell GroupWise, and they want to get rid of that. In terms of IT, we have different perspective. It’s been a long time since we moved from GroupWise to Lotus Notes, while our head […]

The more I use WordPress, the more I like the software. The most important thing about WordPress that I like is that WordPress is very customizable, thanks for rich and useful plugins that available for WordPress. I want to share the plugins that I use. Askimet Askimet is a must for every WordPress installation. It […]

When I jump to Chris Linfoot’s Blog, I found that he created a poll for what kind of MX servers that his visitors using (everyone invited to vote too). The choices is: Lotus Domino MS Exchange Appliances Open Source (Linux with sendmail, etc) Managed Service Others What surprisingly for me is that many voters choose […]

This morning I found a funny things about Auto-reply (or out of the office) feature that can be found in many mail server. What happen, if at least two people who join in a mailing list activate their Auto-reply feature? Long subject with “Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: ” This happen today in one of […]

After recently spammer attack on http://www.rulesemporium.com/, I got the following error when trying to update the RulesDuJour rules. The error similar like this: Lint output: [23588] warn: config: failed to parse line, skipping, in /etc/mail/spamassassin/72_sare_redirect_post3.0.0.cf”: <HTML><HEAD><META HTTP-EQUIV=”Refresh” CONTENT=”0.1″> [23588] warn: config: failed to parse line, skipping, in “/etc/mail/spamassassin/72_sare_redirect_post3.0.0.cf”: <META HTTP-EQUIV=”Pragma” CONTENT=”no-cache”> [23588] warn: config: failed […]

Yesterday, I saw that my rules_du_jour program not running as usual. I can’t connect to http://www.rulesemporium.com/, and my rules_du_jour command return “Got 504 from SARE Abused Redirect Subject Ruleset for SpamAssassin (post3.0.0) at http://www.rulesemporium.com/…” From the mailscanner mailing list, I found out that rulesemporium is not the only one who under attack, so is spamhaus.org, […]

On the way on choosing the right firewall, I got this invitation from IDC “”Battling Sophisticated Threats: Security Strategies For The Resilient Enterprise” IDC’s Asia/Pacific Security and Continuity Conference 2007″. I see list of many interesting vendor like Cisco, Shopos and Fortinet. What a fortune, just what I needed. Maybe after I attend the invitation, […]

A Good news to start the day. A Seattle man was arrested Wednesday morning for illegal spamming activities. I think all spamming activities is illegal. The indictment charges Robert Alan Soloway and his company, Newport Internet Marketing, with fraudulently selling broadcast e-mail products and services that amounted to spam. The U.S. attorney’s office for the […]