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blog:pro-tip [2019/02/01 15:57]
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blog:pro-tip [2019/02/01 15:59] (current)
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-Here's a pro-tip: If you write an article about how to set up a mail server and do so with a test-bed server specifically intended for testing and mucking about, remember not to wipe your //actual, real, '​production'//​ mail server by accident when you think it's time to wipe the //​test-bed//​ server.+Here's a pro-tip: If you write [[wiki:​linux:​mailserverp1|an article]] about how to set up a mail server and do so with a test-bed server specifically intended for testing and mucking about, remember not to wipe your //actual, real, '​production'//​ mail server by accident when you think it's time to wipe the //​test-bed//​ server.
  
 Admittedly, one IP address can look much like another at 7AM, but it's still no excuse! Admittedly, one IP address can look much like another at 7AM, but it's still no excuse!
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 On the up-side, at least I can attest that my article is pretty accurate and functional: I had a rebuilt server available in less than 20 minutes by following my own advice there! On the up-side, at least I can attest that my article is pretty accurate and functional: I had a rebuilt server available in less than 20 minutes by following my own advice there!
  
-Unfortunately,​ I lost all my mail archives, which is a bit of a bummer. ​I hadn't got around ​to backing ​up the mail server ​as yet :-(+Unfortunately,​ I lost all my mail archives, which is a bit of a bummer. ​Would pay to remember to set up a backup routine //before// relying on a server, instead of adding it to the list of '​things to get around to'​. ​:-(
  
 Of course, you only stuff up like that once in a lifetime, yes?!  Of course, you only stuff up like that once in a lifetime, yes?! 
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