I’m actually testing on how to control things in a house or flat with Apple HomeKit. It seems to be a pretty nice solution as one would expect from apple but it takes time for the vendors to adopt. After…

Most websites will want to send mails one day.¬†Usually people go the simple way and configure their CMS or whatever else to send mail using php’s mail() function. This works fairly well but without further work most of the mails…

As of some time last year, Google Chrome started to phase out support for certificates with SHA-1 signatures. Since March 2015 users see a red warning notice in the address bar. This is a reputation problem every site owner should…

I use PC Engines Alix boards as VPN Appliances intended to connect some branch offices. They are rock solid, work for years without any problem and bring the flexibility one needs to implement all the nice stuff. 3x Lan Interface,…

Running in a cloud always means some changes in mind in comarison to a static datacenter environment. Especially if you think about security and m2m trusts. Amazon AWS has some great features like IAM Roles to handle this in a…

After going with VMware for many years, I am actually planning my first Microsoft Hyper-V based Infrastructure. Setting up a first host and doing basic configuration was done very fast but I was a bit confused about long login delays and a poor performance.

I use PC Engines Alix boards as VPN Appliances intended to connect some branch offices. They are rock solid, work for years without any problem and bring the flexibility one needs to implement all the nice stuff. 3x Lan Interface,…