Digitec Tagesaktionen (Daily Deals) RSS Feed

Completely irrelevant to y’all unless you’re living in Switzerland and you’re into tech gadgets: http://feeds.wolke7.me/digitec/feed.xml The feed will show the current “Tagesaktion” (daily deals) from digitec.ch as a RSS 2.0 feed so you don’t have to think about visiting digitec’s site every day. I missed a pretty decent SSD deal the other day but from now …

Apache2 2.4+ not logging remote IP address using mod_remoteip

Since there’s no support for mod_rpaf in Apache2 2.4+ it’s recommended to use mod_remoteip instead if Apache2 is running behind a proxy like HAProxy. mod_remoteip can be enabled using a2enmod remoteip It can be fine tuned in ./conf-available/remoteip.conf. You have to manually create the file if it doesn’t exist. RemoteIPHeader X-Forwarded-For RemoteIPTrustedProxy 127.0.0.1 And don’t …

Netflix DNS-unblocking without SNI for your Xbox 360, PS3, WDTV, Samsung TV

My poor man’s DNS-unblocking configuration using just a single, public IP address has one serious limitation: it will not run Netflix or Hulu Plus with non-SNI players like the PS3, Xbox 360, Samsung TVs, Sony BluRay players and possibly quite a few other devices. A commenter (kudos go out to Alex) suggested to use Netfilter’s DNAT port …

DNS unblocking using Dnsmasq and HAProxy

As I mentioned in my previous post, the open source DNS forwarder Dnsmasq is ideal for the DNS part of DNS unblocking. I’m running Dnsmasq on a $30 Raspberry Pi credit card sized mini computer which is up 24/7 anyway since it also handles all VOIP phone calls at home. I point my Mac, Apple …

Tunlr-style DNS unblocking for Pandora, Netflix, Hulu et al

Since Tunlr closed down unexpectedly this week, I decided to publish my ideas and findings on the subject of DNS unblocking. I used Tunlr for some time when I decided to develop my own, private DNS unblocking solution last year. Why VPNs are no good for streaming DNS unblocking refers to a technique used to circumvent …