Monthly Archives: August 2009

Email Subscriptions For Blogs

I have setup a FeedBurner account so that anyone may subscribe to email updates from my blog. Subscribe for email updates from The Lazy Sys Admin here This is something I have been thinking about recently, I was driven to … Continue reading

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pg_standby triggering unexpectedly

I have been having a problem with my redundant PostgreSQL setup over the last couple of weeks. I run two Postgres servers with a WAL Logging Warm Standby system using pg_standby from 8.3. When the master server is under heavy … Continue reading

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Postfix/SASL/Courier AuthDaemon Cannot connect to Courier authdaemond: No such file or directory

I have a Ubuntu Virtual Server handling all my mail, recently after an apt-get upgrade I was unable to send email using my Postfix Virtual User setup through Courier and SASL. I kept getting the following error in my logs: … Continue reading

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PgFouine Automatic Report Setup with PostgreSQL & Logrotate

Monitoring & analysing your PostgreSQL server logs with PgFouine provides you with a way to see which queries are performing badly and need optimisation. It can also provide insight into busy periods and give some basic query stats such as … Continue reading

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Mitel Bandwidth Management Graphs for Cacti

When running a cluster of Mitel PABX’s it is likely that you will have them interconnecting in one way or another. If you send calls over your WAN connection then these graphs are for you. There are two graphs added: … Continue reading

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