Ansible: Misleading dopy errors

Ansible works pretty well with DigitalOcean, and where it is not, it is mostly the fault of dopy, not DigitalOcean’s or Ansible’s. I am using macOS and out of convenience I installed Ansible via Homebrew. When trying certain actions, for example destroying a Droplet, I got this error...

Let's Encrypt - Beta Impressions

The Let’s Encrypt Beta has finally started. I registered a couple of weeks ago and the domains I use regularly got white-listed. Just a few impressions so far:The client ist still pretty basic, it comes with a little wrapper that builds a virtual environment for all the required...

Running your own mail server in 2015

Running your own mail server always was a pain in the ass1. Ever since I started to become involved with IT, operating your own mail server was a lot of work. You always had to tweak something here or update something there, because you wanted it to be safe and...