Integration · Linux · Making things work

Running pdnsd with split dns, bind and windows dns for your internal network

As a follow up to my last post on installing and configuring a sample pdnsd setup for cache only dns server, I wanted to share the context I made my setup in. In our scenario we have a windows AD environment supporting all windows workstations and domain authentication. We also have a bind dns server… Continue reading Running pdnsd with split dns, bind and windows dns for your internal network

Integration · Linux · Making things work · Open Source

Howto pdnsd on redhat/centos from Source

What is pdnsd pdnsd is a cache only name server can be used independently or alongside your authoritative name server for faster name lookup. pdnsd does not aim to be a complete name server implementation, such as the BIND. It is optimized for caching, and you can only specify a small subset of all dns… Continue reading Howto pdnsd on redhat/centos from Source

Integration · Internet · Linux · Networking · Open Source · Proxy · Windows

Setting up Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) using DNS

In order to use the DNS only method to setup Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) you need to check on the following To use WPAD using DNS method a DNS entry is needed for a host named WPAD. This name should be resolvable from the clients machine Web server must be configured to serve the… Continue reading Setting up Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) using DNS

Integration · Internet · Networking · Open Source · Proxy

Proxy auto configuration for an enterprise network

Proxy servers are commonly used in corporate network. I prefer using squid proxy, probably one of the most robust, feature rich proxy servers out there. I usually use web proxy servers (squid) for end users are used for the following reason Cashing of the web contents and DNS, which helps with Internet bandwidth optimization and… Continue reading Proxy auto configuration for an enterprise network

Integration · Open Source · Technology · Work · world

Open Source Hardware! Build your own design you can touch and interact

Open source software was born when software started to become expensive. All you needed was hardware and a complier and a group of people who was willing to share their work for free to the world provided code stays free in its re-distribution. We have come a long way since that first day. Today we… Continue reading Open Source Hardware! Build your own design you can touch and interact

business · Integration · Making things work · Open Source

Moodle overview and feature lists 2.2 and 2.3

About Moodle Moodle (abbreviation for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) is a free source e-learning software platform, also known as a Course Management System, Learning Management System, or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). As of December 2011 it had a user base of 72,177 registered and verified sites, serving 57,112,669 users in 5.8 million courses Moodle… Continue reading Moodle overview and feature lists 2.2 and 2.3

Integration · Making things work · Technology

Body powered fuel cell to run a chip on your Brain

In the meantime at MIT researchers are testing out a fuel cell that runs on blood sugar (glucose). The fuel cell is fused with a silicon chip. This chip is for your brain. This can eventually be a part of integrated circuits. Glucose fuel cell idea comes from the 1970s, originally proposed to power the… Continue reading Body powered fuel cell to run a chip on your Brain