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AQMail

I have put together a little entertainment on @aq.sb by running a little text based email for myself.

It’s not open to the outside world (except, obviously, incoming and outgoing email). I’m using SynchroNet and MXGuarddog – with spam blacklist.

#Joy #TextOnly

status.ec.je fix

There has been an issue with bbs.ec on the status site reporting back as DOWN, when actually it seems to be a single issue on IPv6 from Cloudflare not resolving.

I’ve modified the address it’s calling to bypass cloudflare, which should fix the errors and accurately display the site’s uptime.

Plan of Action

I’ve somewhat neglected some things recently, being out for the count. But I’ve still got to work in aq.sb, eu.sb, and a couple other domains.

Another thing I’ve got to start working on is vih.info, somehow managed to get it on a domain backorder and I want to use it for good. I don’t know where to start here, I’m happy to take suggestions.

Otherwise, a couple of minor updates to gopher.is have been done and that’s it.

ec.je moved

I’ve got around to moving the ec.je domain over to uldl.org and because of the configuration ao.tc, andvx.sgmoved over.

lj.gl has also been moved across to journal.uldl.org a couple days ago, and the redirect is going swimmingly.

Domain Security

In the spirit of Spring Cleaning and the shut-in effect of the quarantine kicking in hard, I decided to do a few things.

It started off with cleaning out the air conditioner (spoiler : never do this) and it ended with a plan on securing up my domains.

Having had mmn.on.ca since the late 90s, spammers do try and forge the domain. Granted since 2018 I’ve had the DMARC policy set to quarantine (lol) and it seemed to have helped from seeing the DMARC reports but with all this COVID-19 SPAM I decided to do my part to prevent bullshit from propagating (and no, no matter what Karen from YouTube says, 5G does not propagate or cause COVID-19.)

I have my next set of core domains to be set to the reject policy very soon.

Right now mmn.on.ca has a pretty good score on deliverability on internet.nl at 87% (not having IPv6 mail servers does kick you down a bit, and ProtonMail hasn’t yet phased out some of the older TLS stock.

Previously I wasn’t able to have DNSSEC with my previous and long time registrar MyID.ca so I had to move it to a new one not long ago so I could implement that. I’ve also got to reimplement HSTS, but that’s a job for another day.

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