Archive for March, 2009

Dealing with “government”

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

There is really only one piece of advise I can give on this:  Don’t.


The correlation between network traffic, tea and lunch times

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

So I could for a long time now spot public holidays, weekends, and general stuff on network graphs, but never did I suspect I’d be able to detemine lunch and tea times based on network traffic graphs!  Anyway, check this one out:

VoIP Traffic Graph

VoIP Traffic Graph

One can clearly see the 10:00 tea time, then lunch at 13:00 and tea again at 15:00 before things start quieting down for the weekend at around 16:30.  Surprisingly there is still a decent amount of activity for a saturday :).

Nashua Mobile – putting new meaning to the word SPAM

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Right, so I’m in the privileged position where I’ve received more bounces in a single day than I generally do in any given 6 month period.  Thanks to Nashua Mobile.  Why am I posting this here?  Because I’ve phoned them twice now, I’ve been promised it will be sorted out, and yet, the bounces keeps coming…


SMTP Mania

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Ok, so SAIX finally pushed me over my limits.  I’ve actually had to go make code modifications to exim now to work around the fact that they’re issuing incorrect error codes for their particular errors.