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Rackspace Name Server Problem with Advanced Policy Firewall (apf firewall)

July 15th, 2012

I’m adding this here as much for myself as anyone else. If it fixes an issue for you, please let me know. The problem: My Rackspace virtual server (Debian Squeeze) will not will not resolve domain names via Rackspace’s supplied name servers auto-generated in /etc/resolv.conf. My resolv.conf file looks like this: # Automatically generated, do […] Plan Upgrades

April 23rd, 2012

Due to the rising popularity of (our online contract service) and the decreasing cost of computer storage, we’ve decided to replace our three-tier pricing option and offer everything under a new, cheaper plan. Effective immediately you can get unlimited contracts, unlimited signatures, and unlimited everything else with a “Premium” account for $9.95/month (down from […]

Advanced Policy Firewall (APF) on multiple network interfaces

April 17th, 2012

I recently had to firewall multiple network interfaces (bound to different addresses) using Advanced Policy Firewall (APF). This was for virtual machines created at Rackspace with public facing access to their internal network as well as their external network. I.e., I couldn’t trust machines belonging to other customers on the local network. APF made this […]