Fail2ban is a great tool for detecting unwanted internet connections and doing something about them. It works by allowing you to specify RegExes that specify bad behavior and actions that can be any command to deal with them. Unfortunately, it forgets bans across resets. So I created a custom action to deal with this.
So, I installed the second processor this weekend. My server now pulses with the power of 8 processing cores (but still only 4GB of RAM…)
Steps to host your master git repo and ikiwiki on separate machines with gitosis
So, the repo is now on a remote host from where the web pages are hosted from. We shall see if it commences to blow up.
Created a new wiki/blogging monstrosity. The wiki engine is ikiwiki and I've enabled the use of Creole as the default markup language.
This wiki is powered by ikiwiki.