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Set up incoming Redmine email using mail server forwards

By configuring Redmine to receive emails, you'll be able to create issues and comments by email. There are two main methods: forwarding messages from your mail server or fetching them from a your POP3/IMAP. Forwarding Messages from Mail Server In order to forward...

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First Look at Google Domains

Google Domains A month and a half ago Google announced their new domain registration service, Google Domains. It's still in beta so you need an invitation code to try it out. Luckily, I received an invitation just a couple days ago and it even came with a free...

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Domain forwarding using Amazon S3 and Route 53

When sharing files on Google Drive the link provided isn't a direct link to download the file. Instead, it's link to a view page for the file where you are then provided with the option of downloading the file. This isn't great if you're using the command line. Google...

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Domain WHOIS privacy variations among registrars

Drawback to domain forwarding provided by some registrars Many companies offer handy extras such as domain forwarding along with their domain registration services. However, in order to use forwarding you have to use their name servers for your domain's DNS. Your...

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Rackspace and DigitalOcean VPS Comparison

I registered my first domain in 1998 when Network Solutions was the only option and domains could easily be hijacked by spoofing an email. Back then, WHOIS privacy didn't exist and personal details could easily be scraped for marketing/spam. This resulted in me...

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osTicket email using Gmail and Google Apps SMTP relay

For the past year I've been a Rackspace customer. I don't have anything major with them, just a lower end virtual private server running Ubuntu that I primarily use for hosting personal projects and hobby development work. I've been happy with their service, but...

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