DNS unblocking setup tester

This may help setting up your own DNS unblocking solution: https://trick77.com/dns-unblocking-setup-tester/ Once everything has been set up properly, all ticks should be green like in this screenshot: I just pushed another update to GitHub, please make sure to use a configuration generated with the latest generator version or the tester will fail. My main motivation …

Tomcat freezes while starting in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After upgrading one of my KVMs to Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, Tomcat 7 started to freeze while starting up with: INFO: Deploying configuration descriptor /etc/tomcat7/Catalina/localhost/ROOT.xml Only after several minutes, Tomcat generates the following message and starts accepting requests: INFO: Creation of SecureRandom instance for session ID generation using [SHA1PRNG] took [295,490] milliseconds. INFO: Server startup …

DNS-unblocking configuration for CBS’s iOS app

I love watching the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Here’s what’s needed to watch CBS content on iPad outside the U.S. using my DNS-unblocking config generator. { “name”: “cbs-akamai-ipad”, “dest_addr”: “ipad-streaming.cbs.com”, “modes”: [ { “port”: 80, “mode”: “http” }, { “port”: 443, “mode”: “https” } ], “catchall”: true, “enabled”: true } Add this to …