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Super Simple inetd http Server

Sometimes, (un)scheduled maintenance will take down a webserver for a long enough time that we’ll want to let visitors know. By writing a quick and simple few lines, we can warn users that our server will be down for the next while. This is where inetd comes in. Inetd is the ‘superserver’ which provides coordination … Continue reading Super Simple inetd http Server

PF and Proxies

Pliny and my main web server share the same subnet, and each device has only one NIC. My router forwards all relevant ports down to the main server, and the main server proxies requests to Pliny. This setup allows me to avoid messing with my gateway router (which serves my whole home, see below) whenever I need to change … Continue reading PF and Proxies