Category Archives: Techie

Asterisk daily restart script

I have always found that its a good idea to reboot Asterisk every now and again. However I found that sometimes my cron job got stuck or Asterisk didn’t restart cleanly. This is my original, standard cron job. 0 0 * * * root /usr/sbin/asterisk -rx ‘core restart gracefully’ So . . .

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Fail2ban fail.

Ok so in my previous post about fail2ban I mentioned that it banned all hacking attempts. However I noticed it is only banning Registration attempts and not calls sent directly to the incoming context. So I introduced the little script to ban any call going through the Incoming context. You . . .

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Media Centre Box and App

XBMC – has been around for a long time now and can trace it’s roots back to the first XBOX console, hence the name. I remember buying a copy of MechAssault on eBay to take advantage of an exploit in the games save system to soft mod the xbox. This . . .

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DraStic DS Emulator

I download the DraStic DS Emulator app the other day from Google Play for my Galaxy Note II.  I took a chance and bought the full version.  No tell a lie, to be fair thats not entirely true.  I didn’t know there was a demo version otherwise I would have tried . . .

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