Optionsbleed: Don’t get your panties in a wad

You’re a paranoid schizophrenic if you think optionsbleed affects you in any meaningful way beyond what you should have already been aware of, unless you run systems with multiple tenants that upload their own crap to document roots and you’ll happily serve as-is, yet pretend to provide your customers with security; this is a use-after-free… Continue reading Optionsbleed: Don’t get your panties in a wad

Kolab Now: Disruptions this Weekend

Some of you, very few of you in fact, may have noticed short-lived disruptions to Kolab Now services over the course of this weekend. This impacts < 1% of our users, really. Symptoms may include your client to have been disconnected, and maybe asking you to confirm your password. This is inconvenient, but it has… Continue reading Kolab Now: Disruptions this Weekend

Kolab Now Really Beta (DevOps Edition)

This week, I accidentally made Kolab Now Beta really beta — though pre-alpha more than beta, strictly speaking — completely intentionally; Oops, I #devops'ed https://t.co/zp9ncO0w1k — Kolab Operations (@kolabops) September 5, 2017 I can now proudly announce it runs off of otherwise public GIT source repositories directly, and the developers working on the projects involved… Continue reading Kolab Now Really Beta (DevOps Edition)

Performance Testing w/ Fedora Help(*2)

In the next couple of weeks or so, we’ll be executing performance testing of Kolab on OpenPower in one of the world’s largest testing facilities. How do we do this? With help of Fedora(^2). Part I: The Data Set A good performance test requires a good data set. In the particular set of tests, we… Continue reading Performance Testing w/ Fedora Help(*2)

Kolab for Open Power

Among a variety of deliberations concerning the security and transparency of a little Kolab thing running anywhere — at home, rented space or hybrid cloud — this post is about the transparency of the hardware layer, and our ongoing efforts to make that so. We have said what, why and how on LWN, at events… Continue reading Kolab for Open Power

What Grey Listing Looks Like

In week 30, on a Friday morning, we applied something called Grey Listing. I told you that about a week’s worth of information was needed to analyse the underlying statistics on a per-domain, per-sender basis — but least I can do is give you a sense of what the statistics are. This will consist of… Continue reading What Grey Listing Looks Like

The 3rd Pillar to Save Your Ass

A controversial topic, to say the least, is what happens when you double-click a message in a Roundcube messages listing, while also having enabled the preview pane. Two things to consider: A regular way to use Roundcube is with a preview pane, A regular way to give reading a message more vertical real estate is… Continue reading The 3rd Pillar to Save Your Ass