Setting up a new DNS Zone with BIND

Sometimes you play with DNS, sometimes you want to see how much DNSSEC breaks your game..

I've seen both sides of that one, where I wasn't entirely sure that I'd actually got it up and running, because everything just worked, and the other one, where I was dead certain I …

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Openindiana post-install pkg "setup"

So, having installed a few (honestly, it's 3..) openindiana boxes I found myself doing the same thing over and over again to bring what I could be rather cocky and call, a little bit of sanity, to the default pkg setup.

First of all, we take care of the 'pkg' …

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Simple python snippet for sending log strings via xmpp/jabber

So, I needed to get some information from a process running, and I thought I'd get those using XMPP.

I often pick python when doing something small and random and "seriously, it's never going into production" kind of plans, so installed a py-xmpppy package and put this together.

#!/usr/bin …
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