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12 April 2005

Sum Up Of Security Strategy Conference

Taking part in the democratic process, pushing Open Source and privacy

I had thought about mobile blogging more of the conference, but it got too tiresome with the tiny mobile phone keyboard. Here are some notes and thoughts though. Overall the day was a surprisingly good experience. Don't expect too much to come out of it, politicians are going to turn it their way anyway. Read on...


My last report had ended with Diomedes Spinelli talking on Open Source. Thinking back I believe he cut have put more fire on it. But Open Source crept in on a couple of other occasions. After all security is today one of the big reasons for Open Source.

After the coffee break was the second batch of speakers, talking more about the involvement of users, providers, banks, and consumers. Despoina Polemi, a female professor from the Uni of Pireus started with some security related projects that involved digital signatures, encryption, smart cards and the like to do for example digital prescriptions in the health industry (my words). Then there was a guy from the Bank of Greece who gave a very interesting speech. He basically lined out the list of rules the Bank of Greece has handed to greek banks a couple of weeks ago. These involve all kind of security related matters in respect to computer security. They demand from internet banking now two levels of authentication, not just username/password any more, but some kind of smartcard, strike list, whatever. Very good, given that for example Alpha Bank currently uses only username/password and restricts the password to 8 characters.

I won't list each and every speaker, just some that left a strong impression. Stelios Maistros from the greek cert talked about their work, some statistics and went so far to even mention Bruce Schneier and his book "Beyond Fear". Coincidentally I'm just rereading that book, I think it is definitely the book for these suits to read. But I don't think the suits will actually go so far and pick up a book and really go and gulp, ...read it. Speakers from the Greek Internet Users Union talked about digital signatures that are required by some organizations but can be obtained only through american companies. They and the guy from the Workers Union pointed out problems with privacy in modern technology.

After a hefty good lunch (thanks go the Greek Democracy for inviting me in) we went in for the 3rd session. Talks about Security, Trust and Development. Standing out was George Epitideios from the Greek Internet Professionals Union. Not only his style of talk was interesting, with lots of lively examples and involvement of the audience. But he gave good information and advice around the question of security problems and public image. Another talk was about why companies hesitate to sell products online and why consumers hesitate to shop.

After we had heard all the talks, three smaller rooms awaited us, where we would discuss and work on the three topics of the day (1: Globalisation and the greek outview - more a strategy thing. 2: Consumers, Privacy, Banks, Providers. 3: Security, Trust and Development.) I chose to go into room 2, as some points in the banking talks had risen my interest.

In the workgroup I was only listening at first. There were representatives of banks, internet and communications providers, user groups, uni people. Quite often someone would talk up: "We as the xy want that abc happens." The greek democratic process at work. The paper from the Bank of Greece was thought of being sufficient. I spoke up that I had missed one question in there though: When something really goes wrong (and there always does), who will pay? The bank or the customer? It's not so long ago that the banks denied any claims from customers who had been victims of small cameras and spoofed card readers on ATMs on the basis that their systems are totally safe. So the question of liability got into the paper.

Later I also gave my opinions about digital signatures (which have a terrible way of breaking down on citizens when they are issued and managed by government, just imagine having to defend against someone abusing your "official ID digital signature"), which was one of the big points of the user groups and some providers representative. The telco people were mainly worried about the chaos around privacy questions: On one hand privacy laws dictate that they erase customer trace data, on the other hand law enforcement obliges them to keep that stuff around. Now what to answer to customers who want their records erased. We also got the demand of open standards into our list, for government projects and banking interfaces.

All workgroups summed up their findings in the big room at the end. Most notable at this point was that Open Source and open standards had come up on all the three topics. Few attendants had remained till the end, but for me it was worth it. At the end I want to mention what the guy from one of the telcos told me though. He did not expect anything to come out of it. Politicians do what they want, and then there is still the EU. We swiss have a bit of a different expectation about democracy. So lets see and hope for the best. Personally it was a fun day.

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20 April 2005

vi commands

mark this position

So I found this vi command reference. I had trained myself to use 'mp' to mark an arbitrary position, but here they use the character 'f' for the marker. Should switch, 'mf' is just so much cooler. Though it will be hard to retrain the finger habit.


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29 April 2005

Re: iPod hard reset

Lots of people have iPod connection trouble, for some of them it's over

From Tor's weblog: His sons iPod had the problem that it would not be recognized by the Mac. Tor mentions the hard reset procedure that brought the connection back again. So here are my own experiences.

They were lucky that this worked. As one can see on the Apple Discussion boards, some people had iPod problems since the upgrade to 10.3.7, and a lot of them could not resolve those problems with any remedy. Apple had no feedback or acknowledgement whatsoever. My own iPod would not connect to the G4 at work any more (except for charging) after I had foolishly left the iPod connected while running the update to 10.3.7. At home everything was fine, so I was not too worried. But none of the procedures mentioned brought the connection to the G4 back, and the G4 would also not see any other devices connected to the Firewire. Quite simple conclusion: The Firewire was hosed on the G4.

A few days ago I started to update to 10.3.9, but after noticing that the download took ages and with me having more important things to do than to wait for OTEnet to get their shit together I cancelled out the update. I can't say that this was the cure, but I was lucky because to my great surprise the next morning when I hooked up my iPod it connected just fine. Maybe the updater had already made some setups? Whatever I just "had a fat ass" as the Greeks say for someone who is extremely lucky.


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17 May 2005

You are not enjoying the full potential of this CSS page

You don't want to, but we keep buggering you anyway

I browse a lot with lynx, a text only browser. Some websites do nice appearances with CSS, which is a fine thing. Among some of CSSs virtues is the ability to degrade the presentation gracefully for browsers that don't get CSS. Whatever happens, the content should come through for example in a text only browser like lynx. But some websites get on my nerves complaining about lack of CSS support in my browser.


CSS also has the ability to hide some text on the page. This is used almost exclusively for displaying a blurb like "You are not seeing this page at its full potential. Get a fancier browser to see how elite we are!" Usually this fills a hefty paragraph in lynx. Screen realestate that I have to page over. Bad enough if it's at the end of the page, much worse if it's at the start of the page. And much to my disliking if I'm online by GPRS (pay for data) or on an expensive dialup line. Did I mention that this blurb appears on every page, not just the first one?

I browse a lot with lynx, because I'm interested in the content only or I am on some expensive connection. Text only browsing means speed, no images, no fancy graphics rendering, no loading of CSS or other auxiliary documents. Other people use lynx, because they have to (lynx is a choice for blind people). Of course lynx does not do CSS. There would be no point in doing CSS, there are no fonts to set, no backgrounds to color, no margins to size.

Today there are only 3 kinds of browsers in use: Those who do CSS, those who do CSS but wrong, those who deliberately don't do CSS. If you browse in the 3rd category, you know it. Site developers might as well drop that annoying "no css!" blurb. It's barking up the wrong tree. And it leaves a stale bad taste from the "wanna be forgotten" days of the "this site best viewed with..." web. The crowd that really has a problem (those whose browser does CSS but wrong) will not see that blurb anyway.

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21 May 2005

Dropping the Connection

But you can still listen to the radio

So on this nice Saturday morning I wanted to pick up my mail, just like every wellbehaving netizen does. But then, always after 2 minutes the connection dropped. If you haven't yet noticed from my weblog, I'm on dialup at home. Maybe there is some impulse beep on the line (e.g. for charges). It's too regular to be caller id. And then, it's OTE...

The provider is OTEnet, state owned, pretty big, and therefore impossible to get any information out of them. The main piece of insider knowledge to get a connection up with OTEnet from a Macintosh is that you have to switch off "Enable error correction and compression in modem" for Apple internal modems. Some people even recommend going to v.34 modem scripts. So far I did not have to use v.34. But I had a couple of disconnects at the 2 minutes mark before. Usually when I survived that mark, I could stay online for an hour without problems.

Not so today, today OTEnet persists. Tomorrow it may be different, letting me connect right away, or tomorrow it might not work at all. For the moment I'm sending my mails over GPRS through the mobile. It's not like I'm addicted to the net, but a bit of "keeping the conversation going" with friends and family is real good when you are far away. It's good to have some choices for Internet in Greece.


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31 May 2005

Athenener Trams mit deutscher Software?

...und sehr angenehmen Fahrtzeiten am Wochenende

Letzten Freitag war ich mit Freunden abends spät weg, in einem Lokal in der Nähe von Syggrou / Fix. Nachts um halb 2 begab ich mich auf den Nachhauseweg, natürlich mit dem Tram. Die Athener Trams fahren von Freitag morgen bis Sonntag Nacht im 24-Stunden-Betrieb. Sehr praktisch für Nachtschwärmer.

Ich musste zwar eine Weile warten (amüsierte mich damit, zu beobachten wie die Anzeige der zu erwartenden Ankunftszeit von 11 Minuten auf 13, dann auf 15 Minuten stieg und dann wieder langsam zurückging). Aber dann gings gemütlich Richtung Syntagma.

Im Tram ist dann die nächste Computeranzeige, die (wie hier im Eintrag über den öffentlichen Verkehr in Athen schon erwähnt) die nächsten 5 Haltestellen anzeigt. Als auf der Anzeige schliesslich "Syntagma" erschien, tauchte darunter auch ein kleines Wort auf. Ich musste aufstehen, um es lesen zu können: "Endpunkt". Hmm, nicht wirklich ein griechisches Wort. Sieht so aus, als ob die Software für die griechischen Trams aus einem deutschsprachigen Land kommt.


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03 June 2005

Mailserver-Spiele der Cablecom

Doch wohl Zeit für einen Smarthost

Nachdem betabug.ch seit ewigen Zeiten die eigenen Mails direkt an die Mailserver der Empfänger verschickt hat, sieht es jetzt so aus, als ob ich doch noch einen "Smarthost" einrichten müsste, das heisst die Mails ultimativ über den Webserver meines Providers verschicken sollte. Heute habe ich (seit langer Zeit mal wieder) ein Mail über die PimpsNhosis-Mailingliste geschickt. Dabei habe ich dann eine hübsche Fehlermeldung erhalten.

Grund: Einige der Leute auf der Liste sind bei der CableCom/hispeed und haben auch eine Mailadresse dort (hey Eva!). Und deren Mailserver verwendet eine Blacklist, die betabug.ch sperrt, weil ich keine "richtige", fixe IP-Adresse habe. CableCom-Admins sind Idioten deren eigene User genug SPAM verschickt haben. Jetzt wollen sie das SPAM-Problem lösen indem sie anderen Vorschriften machen. Die glauben wohl nicht ernsthaft, dass über meinen gepflegten Sendmail jemand SPAM verschickt oder auf mein OpenBSD Viren drauflädt? Da werden einfach alle über einen Kamm geschert und eine Möglichkeit zur Austragung aus der Blacklist gibt es nicht. Was solls.

Vielleicht schaffe ich die Umstellung übers Wochenende, obwohl am Sonntag der "2005 Athens Fun Run" auf meinem Programm steht. Bis dann bekommt die liebe Eva wohl leider keine PimpsNhosis-Mails, sorry. Ausserdem muss ich erst mal wieder ins "Bat Book" schauen, habe schon länger nicht mehr an Sendmail gewerkelt.

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07 June 2005

Another Big Shift at Apple

I didn't want to mention it, but is Intel now going to put up "Switcher" adds?

When topgan1 wrote about Apple going to use Intel processors yesterday, I just hoped so much that he was going to be proofed wrong. Looks like it is real. I double checked the calender, today is not April 1st. So Apple will indeed phase out PowerPC processors for Intels processors until 2007. I don't like that.

If there is anybody who can pull such a stunt, it is Apple. They already did something similar twice. But still I don't like it any better. Ofcoz the usual crowd of Steve-Jobs-reality-distorted Apple followers without a clue (the ones like that guy from Rainbow who said that Unix is a programming language) will applaud this U-Turn. Yesterday you told us that the Ghz race was all a lie? Today you tell us that PowerPC is not keeping up in the Ghz race and that's why we have to switch over, no problem. I felt pretty gloomy yesterday, thought about getting out of IT again. Why didn't I pick up that job as a shepherd on Limnos? But let me tell you my reasons for not liking this decision.

I could go on, but I won't. I didn't want to write about this at all, but the weblogs around me did not seem to have any reactions (except for topgan1), so I felt like I had to. BTW, what's next? Will Intel put up "Switcher" adds now? Welcome to the club of "everybody is equal"? Damned, I don't care about my computers being 20% faster, I care about my computers being inspiring.


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09 June 2005

Now, if sendmail isn't easy

That's what I call a smart host

As reported (in German) about my trouble with Cablecom in Switzerland, I am switching my sendmail to using a smarthost setup, which will route outgoing mail through my provider. It's kind of sad and a defeat for the free Internet, but what gives?

Sendmail configuration is often rumoured to be hard. I've already played around with it some times and I've read the bat book (the sendmail book from O'Reilly) a couple of times. Plus I had already grokked the concept of smarthost. So it was pretty easy. To my well kept m4 configuration file I just added one line:

define(`SMART_HOST', `smtp:mail.tbwil.ch')dnl

Then I regenerated the cf file with

make conffilename.cf
copyed the resulting file to /etc/mail/ (where it is linked to become sendmail.cf) and then I restarted sendmail:
kill -HUP `head -1 /var/run/sendmail.pid`
A few checks confirmed that mail is indeed flowing. So, after all, sendmail is easy.


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14 June 2005

Take the Mac to the mountain!

HelMUG Tour to Karpenisi

As I learned from a recent "HelMUG Board Info" mail, the second barbeque/tour of HelMUG (Greek Mac User Group) will be a two day excursion to Karpenisi, scheduled for the weekend of July 9 and 10. (Updated:) There is now some info on the HelMUG website, though it's still not final. Also the date might change, in which case I'll post an update. I'm definitely planning to go, looking forward to a lot of hax0ring, tech talk and breathtaking mountain landscape in central Greece. It might become as good an excursion as the duckride to Grammeni Oxia. Take the Mac to the mountain!


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15 June 2005

Greek Localization for 10.4 is Available

Greek Mac OS X without selling your soul

As mentioned at HelMUG, GR-X the unofficial, free and working localization of Mac OS X is available for 10.4 too. Download GR-X here for free from MacUpdate.

This is not the Greek localization from the "official" Apple Macintosh reseller in Greece (IMC) Rainbow SA. GRupdate, the patch from Rainbow is out for 10.4 too, but the problems are even worse then they were with Panther. GRUpdate for Tiger is definitely not recommended, even if you can get it (it's only available if you bought your Mac from Rainbow). If you want Greek menus and dialogs, get GR-X, if you only want to read and write Greek, use Cocoa applications and everything just works.


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19 June 2005

iPod thoughts

Now that I have had it for a while

Now that iPods are finally taking off in Greece, the kid who does the gopher job at my workplace asked me what iPod to buy. There is a much wider range of models now, compared to about 1.5 years ago, when I bought Generation 3 iPod with 10Gig. A wider range means more chance to get exactly what you need, but possible harder to decide. For myself, my iPod has turned out a good buy...


It soon turned out for Christos it won't be an iPod, since his main criteria is radio listening. No iPod does radio listening (though there are rumours that this is to come, since apparently Apple hired someone with radio experience). You can of course send radio signals with an iPod, by hooking up one of the 3rd party devices that let you listen to the iPod for example through your car radios speakers.

For myself radio listening is no criteria, at work the radio doodles all day long. I use the iPod to listen to music that helps me concentrate, so I need my choice of music. The smaller iPods won't do, as I need a wider collection of music at hand. But my 10Gig model is so far sufficient for me.

I don't care so much for the "cult status" or the "everybody has one" and all that of the iPod. What I care for is that it cooperates nicely with my Mac, and even what I've seen so far for PC based MP3 player software, I'd install iTunes even if I had a PC. After all, Apple still has the knack for user interfaces. The iPod generally works without much fuss.

Of course, when you really have a problem with your iPod, it turns itself into a black box. And then resolving iPod trouble turns out to be hard. For a while my iPod did not mount in Finder or iTunes on my work Mac. I solved the problem with a bit of luck. It's not like every iPod has trouble (more likely it's just a small, small percentage that will couse the owner trouble), don't get me wrong.

My battery lasts longer now than it did when the device was new. No scientific tests here, just from what I seem to get as listening times. I couldn't even say how many hours straight. But it turns out that some of the iPod firmware upgrades could have helped there, as hinted on the wikipedia entry on the iPod. Now it's definitely long enought to last for the ferry to Limnos (not that I would listen to music all the time on the boat).

Talking about Limnos island: My iPod has survived some rough road biking there. It's of course scratched all over (like I would ever be carefull with my hardware...). But it survived the bike, the beach, the sand and the heat.

Since I stopped lugging my laptop to work, I started using my iPod as a portable HD. This turns out to be making the iPod experience a bit more complicated (have to unmount before unplugging... big thing), but it's worthwhile. I had lost downloaded files on my PC-formatted USB drive stick. The iPods Mac-filesystem is tougher. My iPod is Mac-formatted, so I can't transport data cross-plattform. But when I need that, I take the risk with the USB stick. No idea how the iPod shuffle is doing in that regard, since it uses the same flashdrive technology as the USB stick drives.

Conclusion: Since I bought it, my iPod has become part of my lifestyle. What few problems I had, I was able to resolve them (with some luck). Especially the bonus use as a data transport device fits me well. For me the investment was worth it.

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01 July 2005

Python Ελληνικά (Greek) to Greeklish Converter

Life is a one way street... so is this script

As mentioned in this post about my mutt mail setup for Greek mails and in this post about Greek in OS X Terminal, I have a special setup. On my OSX machine I teached mutt and vim to do Greek. But on my OpenBSD system I translate incoming Greek mails to "Greeklish" for viewing through ssh. Until yesterday I was using the gr2gr perl script for this, but now I finished my own python version, with the advantage that it works for UTF-8 mails too. Read on for the source code...


I had the "ISO-8859-7 to greeklish" part pretty fast (basically a minimalistic rip-off of gr2gr), but the Unicode UTF-8 had me gnawing on the bone for some weeks. What helped me in the end was stumbling upon this article about encoding and decoding Unicode in python. Great shit! If you do python, read it right now. Also the rest of the article. I had haggled with my encode()s and decode()s for weeks and with this article I got it right in 5 minutes. Well, to my defense I must say that I still don't know why "decode" is named like that, since

unicode_string = input_string.decode('utf-8')
does not decode anything, but instead somehow declares this string to be in utf-8 Unicode.

But whatever, here is the script. It's called el2gr (for ελληνικά to greek):

#! /usr/bin/env python
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-

# el2gr
# A python script to transliterate
# greek (utf-8 or ISO-8859-7) to "greeklish".
# Of course uses my own preference for greeklish.
# 
# usage:
# pipe input into STDIN, read input from STDOUT
# use --unicode, -u, --utf8, --utf-8 if your input is in UTF-8
# otherwise it will assume iso-8859-7
# characters not in the iso-8859-7 range will be replaced by '?'

unioptions = ['--unicode', '-u', '--utf8', '--utf-8']

import string
import sys

if len(sys.argv) > 1:
    option = sys.argv[1]
else:
    option = '-iso'

input_string = sys.stdin.read()

from_chars = 'áâãäåæçèéêëìíîïðñóòôõö÷øùÜÝÞßúÀüýûàþÁÂÃÄÅÆÇÈÉÊËÌÍÎÏÐÑÓÔÕÖ×ØÙ¶¸¹ºÚ¼¾Û¿'
to_chars =   'abgdezh8iklmn3oprsstufxywaehiiiouuuwABGDEZH8IKLMNJOPRSTYFXCWAEHIIOUUW'

if option in unioptions:
    input_string = input_string.decode('utf-8')
    input_string = input_string.encode( 'iso-8859-7', 'replace' )
translation_table = string.maketrans( from_chars, to_chars )
input_string = string.translate( input_string, translation_table )
print input_string

It does STDIN/STDOUT only (like a well behaved little Unix citizen), input is expected in ISO-8859-7 unless you tell it to do Unicode UTF-8. Output is ISO-8859-7, but with most of it transliterated to 7bit characters. If I missed anything that you need, or if you want another flavour of greeklish, change from_chars and to_chars. If from_chars does not survive you copy-pasting it, try the script file here.

Along with this, I also have these entries in my ~/.mutt/mailcap file:

text/plain; el2gr --utf-8 ; \
        test=test "`echo %{charset} | tr '[A-Z]' '[a-z]'`" = utf-8; \
        copiousoutput
text/plain; el2gr ; \
        test=test "`echo %{charset} | tr '[A-Z]' '[a-z]'`" = iso-8859-7; \
        copiousoutput
What else can I say? It works for me. Use at your own risk and do not blame me when you get flamed for using greeklish / greeklies / greenglish instead of proper ελληνικά. And don't expect to get proper Greek back out of the converted text, remember that greeklish is a one way road.

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07 July 2005

Atmosphäre zum Programmieren

Im Zug, im Büro

Um zu Programmieren braucht man bekanntlich Konzentration. Meine Erfahrung ist, dass ich diese Konzentration nicht immer in ruhiger Umgebung finde. Einen Grossteil des Sourcecodes des damaligen STAR TV SMS-Chats (Friede seiner Seele) habe ich im Zug geschrieben, umgeben von ein- und aussteigenden Leuten, gedrängt im Abteil sitzend. Andere Male brauche ich Stille und visuelle Ruhe um mich.

Worauf es schlussendlich rausläuft ist, dass ich am besten arbeiten kann, wenn ich meine Umgebung (vor allem deren Lärmpegel) beeinflussen kann. Deswegen nehme ich den iPod zur Arbeit mit. Mit einer breiten Musikauswahl kann ich etwas ruhiges hören (Leonard Cohen zum Durchdenken von verzwickten Problemstellungen) oder etwas aggressives (Soundtrack von "Matrix", Skunk Anansie zum "Auswalzen"/Schreiben von Code). Was hingegen im Büro fehlt, ist die Möglichkeitalle Umgebungsgeräusche zu dämpfen, nicht nur zu übertönen. Es gibt eben keine Tür, die ich schliessen kann.

In viuseller Hinsicht klappt das etwas besser, vor allem auf dem Monitor. Wenn es "ruhiger" sein muss, schliesse ich einfach viele Fenster, stelle auch das Terminal mit irssi (IRC, ICQ, AIM) in den Hintergrund. Wenn viel Los sein soll werden Fenster mit Logs von Mail- und Webserver geöffnet und auch mal ein tcpdump -x -s 1500 ;-)


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20 July 2005

Looking for the HelMUG Server on 2005/7/20?

The HelMUG server moves and will be down for a day or so

As mentioned on the HelMUG site:

Τετάρτη 20/7/2005 και ώρα 17:00 θα γίνει η μεταφορά του XServe του Συλλόγου στο data room του νέου χορηγού του colocation του XServe, OTEnet.

Ο server και κατ' επέκταση όλες οι υπηρεσίες (site, email e.t.c.) θα είναι εκτός λειτουργίας για μία πλήρη εργάσιμη ημέρα (είναι ο χρόνος που χρειάζεται για να ενημερωθεί ο hostmaster για την αλλαγή των DNS διευθύνσεων)
In other words, if you can't reach www.helmug.gr right now, don't worry. It will be back in a day or two.

Since the server will be set up from scratch later on, all users with mail accounts are asked to download and backup their mail till end of August.


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21 July 2005

HelMUG Server has moved to Athens

Welcome to the Capital!

The HelMUG server has arrived in Athens, the capital of Greece! Currently the DNS servers still point to the old IP address, so the server is not reachable. DNS setup is supposed to change today at noon. Your friendly neighborhood DNS server may take some more time to pick up changes though. So have patience.

Note for next time moving a server:

That way the DNS change will be picked up much faster. If you don't understand these instructions, never mind: I am always surprised how few people really grok DNS. In no way do I claim to be super knowledgeable in respect to DNS, but I think I got this right :-)

Update: As a short time solution, I've set up helmug.betabug.ch, you can reach the web site with this domain. It will work for mail retrieval too, but likely will not work for mail sending. (And since mail sending does not work, mail retrieval is no good :-) Note that this will disappear once the normal DNS is up again.


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