Reduce Spam in WordPress by blocking IP-Addresses with iptables

For anyone running a blog or a website with a comment section, spam in the comments is a vexed issue. Though there are tools for WordPress that already sort out the spam pretty well and pack it into a spam folder, these entries needs to be checked anyway, because you dont’t want to accidentally delete … weiterlesen

Baikal with Nginx and https

If you want to have your calendar- and contact-data synchronized and don’t want to give it away to third parties, it is possible with very simple means to synchronize it at home on your own server. The flagship in this direction is OwnCloud, which also provides CalDAV and CardDAV for synchronization. However, I had always … weiterlesen

Owncloud-Alternative with Seafile und Baikal

Now that I finally had my little server, I wanted to sync all my stuff from a variety of electronic devices: ie the working files on different computers, and also the calendar data and addresses should finally be in sync on all devices. After a quick search I am first came to OwnCloud. A truly … weiterlesen

spdns Dynamic DNS Update-Client

Dyn stops its free service. I’ve chosen Spdns as an alternative. A service of Secure Point GmbH . One may invest up to 5 hosts there and can choose between several top-levels-domains. Registration is simple and straightforward and requires only a username/password and an email-address for submission. You can reach the service at spdns.de . … weiterlesen