Business Machine

Technology, business
and innovation.

And, not least, about
the Mac.

Weblog Archive Cutedge

by: Bernard Teo

Creative Commons License

Copyright © 2003-2012
Bernard Teo
Some Rights Reserved.

Mon 06 Jun 2005

Collect All 3

Category : Commentary/CollectAll3.txt

I remember being amused by Apple's print advert of the original iMac - the iMac with five colours - and its sub-head, "Collect All 5".

So, now, I've got a web page each for Postfix Enabler, DNS Enabler, and WebServer Monitor. Go ahead and collect all three, please.

I built all three because I've needed them.

WebServer Monitor allowed me to track how people buying Postfix Enabler were traversing through the web site. And that's how we noticed why they weren't seeing the serial number page, even though we've had that page up from day one so they'd get their serial number immediately. It's a short step from knowing why to knowing how to solve it, and I've been able to sleep a lot better now without worrying that someone's paid and not getting their serial number.

And it's amazing seeing downloads of DNS Enabler going to places as far away as Peru and New Zealand. (I'd like to go where those bits are going.)

DNS Enabler has been invaluable when we're doing our testing, when we need to mock up, say, how one mail server could authenticate and relay mail through another.

So they're all available for download and they can be improved no end.

I may be able to make DNS Enabler and WebServer Monitor so good that people would be willing to pay for them eventually, but I'm out of this Shareware thing. It's either going to be free or it's going be commercial. In-between is stupid. Believe me, I know.

Posted at 9:59AM UTC | permalink

Put your Mac to Work Now how would you do something like that?

Weblogs. Download and start a weblog of your own.

A Mac Business Toolbox
A survey of the possibilities

A Business Scenario
How we could use Macs in businesses

VPN Enabler for Mavericks

MailServe for Mavericks

DNS Enabler for Mavericks

DNS Agent for Mavericks

WebMon for Mavericks

Luca for Mavericks

Liya for Mountain Lion & Mavericks

Postfix Enabler for Tiger and Panther

Sendmail Enabler for Jaguar

Services running on this server, a Mac Mini running Mac OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks:

  • Apache 2 Web Server
  • Postfix Mail Server
  • Dovecot IMAP Server
  • Fetchmail
  • SpamBayes Spam Filter
  • Procmail
  • BIND DNS Server
  • DNS Agent
  • WebDAV Server
  • VPN Server
  • PHP-based weblog
  • MySQL database
  • PostgreSQL database

all set up using MailServe, WebMon, DNS Enabler, DNS Agent, VPN Enabler, Liya and our SQL installers, all on Mavericks.