Archive for November, 2010

exim on another port for smtp

When a business I know had trouble with their broadband I was fortunately able to get them back online by using the redundant mobile broadband on the router.

The only issue then was that they couldn’t send email on port 25 through the Three mobile network.

The solution is to change the outgoing SMTP from port 25 to port 587.

Because I keep forgetting myself, here’s how you do it on cPanel:

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UK Business License

We recently had an issue with a US based company who asked us for the following:

Copy of your business license via PDF/JPG scanned (preferred) and emailed or faxed

We went on to explain that we don’t have a business license, they clearly didn’t understand and they proclaimed: Read the rest of this entry »


British fuel cost per mile

I was trying to work out how to estimate how much fuel was costing me per mile at the moment based upon my car’s average mpg.

It’s not so easy because you have to convert from miles per gallon to pence per liter, not only that but it’s an imperial gallon.

Surely there’s a calculator out there that could do this for me to save me having to remember how to work it out.

There wasn’t, but I had an idea.

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