Black Viper
Black Viper
Aug 122004

This particular issue came about due to a family member that was unable to check their HTTP E-Mail accounts after a new installation of SBC DSL either by accessing it via a browser or Outlook Express. After over two hours of banging my head against the monitor, I figured out the solution: The "normal" way many DSL providers offer their service is using what is called "PPPoE" or Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet. Under normal circumstances, this is fine. However, it can cause issues such as this one. The [Continue Reading]

Aug 082004

Today, Black Viper and Flipper McQuack will be joined together in marriage. With over 5 years of being together already under our belt, I would like nothing more than to spend the rest of my life with her.

Aug 032004

I have removed the "automatic" banning feature of the domain outlined in my Abuse Rant. I have also placed online a page describing the Web Site Layout CSS files and JavaScript file used throughout the domain.

Aug 022004

A change in the way I publish information (pass and present) on the domain is coming. A new (but very old) philosophy is in my head and I hope to follow through with it. However, due to my “knee-jerking” behavior in the past, I am going to wait 48 hours to ensure that I am doing “the right thing” until it is “active.”

Jul 182004

I am working hard on Window XP Service Pack 2 information. A few things I am doing include: Updating all Service information to be valid with the installation of Service Pack 2. Archiving all Service Pack 1a information for future reference. Removing the "Internet Gateway" configuration. Stay tuned! I will post the latest information when I finish it in the next few days.

Jul 142004

I discovered that my E-Mail server started having issues with DNS lookups. This does not sound as though it is a bad thing. However, it turned out to be a big issue. A reboot fixed all problems, but I now am faced with hundreds of E-Mail messages because of the DNS lookup failures (since I configure my E-Mail server to use a DNS Black Hole list). Unfortunately, the only solution is to sift through the junk. This, of course, will take time.