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  1. Nginx - How to Block or Redirect by GeoIPhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10406-nginx-how-to-block-or-redirect-by-geoip

    I've been figuring out how to block or redirect web traffic in Nginx based on the country geoIP. NOTES * You need the package nginx-extras for this because this package has the geoIP Nginx plugin. * I used Japan (JP) in these examples, so change the...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
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  2. My Adventures in Spam Blockinghttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10172-my-adventures-in-spam-blocking

    blocking. Every country in the world is assigned certain stocks of IP addresses, which makes it possible to know where mail traffic is coming from geographically. Since I had my own mail infrastructure now, I could in theory block email from certain...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
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  3. The Hunt For the Ultimate Free Open Source Firewall Distrohttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10175-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-free-open-source-firewall-distro

    is when configuring country blocking. If you enable it for a particular country, it blocks all inbound and outbound traffic by default. You then have to create exceptions if you want to allow certain traffic in or out. In my case I want to block just...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
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  4. How to Watch Netflix in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10176-how-to-watch-netflix-in-japan

    DNS Proxy or VPN Service Here's the technical part. Basically, these are services that will make it look like your Internet traffic from Japan is in fact coming from inside the USA (or other location). I found 2 approaches that would accomplish this--a...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  5. How to Survive Driving in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10331-how-to-survive-driving-in-japan

    do not bother owning cars because not only is it expensive, but it can also be very challenging to get a license. Moreover, traffic in the cities can be horrible at times and side streets are very narrow, making it impossible for large vehicles to pass....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  6. Joomla Running on Nginx and Ubuntu Server - Securinghttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10228-joomla-running-on-nginx-and-ubuntu-server-securing

    Akismet does a great job of blocking the spam, I'm annoyed that server resources are spent on accepting this superfluous traffic. Again, first define the zone in nginx.conf. The example below allows 2 POST requests per minute--quite strict. Maybe 1 per...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
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  7. Virtual PfSense on KVM - VirtIO Network Issueshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10254-virtual-pfsense-on-kvm-virtio-network-issues

    saw the new interface and automatically created the NAT rule for the DMZ, but I had to add a firewall rule allowing the DMZ traffic to flow. Finally, I moved a guest VM's network interface over to the new DMZ. Very strange...I could ping other hosts and...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
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  8. Things I miss, don't miss, love, and don't lovehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/1003-things-i-miss-dont-miss-love-and-dont-love

    as units of measurement dinner at Islands (Island fries with ranch dressing) Things I Don't Miss About LA sitting in traffic on the 405 taking a deep breath of carbon monoxide-infested LA air the 60 minute commute to work doing anything and finding a...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
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  9. Religious Freakhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/1004-religious-freak

    blogger. He runs a rather popular self-improvement website. Since our family name is quite unique, I sometimes get traffic via his site; or people looking for his site simply stumble upon mine. In rare cases, I'll even get email from his readers...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  10. The Shrine Drummerhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10015-the-shrine-drummer

    surely get knifed at my next live show, I took the video off YouTube. That didn't solve the problem, though, because the traffic was coming from Nico Video. I complained to Nico Video stating that the user violated my copyright. Luckily, he had even...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
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  11. Tokyo Makes Me Hate Peoplehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10081-tokyo-makes-me-hate-people

    as living with LA traffic day after day made me hate cars, living with central Tokyo's population density makes me hate people. Tokyo is so crowded with people that even an uncomplicated excursion is exhausting. Train stations, shopping malls, cafes,...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  12. Stupid But Fun Purchaseshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10082-stupid-but-fun-purchases

    car noisemakers. We patrolled the Santa Monica Promenade, Westwood, and other LA areas abundant with pedestrian traffic causing havoc and confusion. I can't believe we were never arrested. I later upgraded my system. The Radio Shack system was a mere 10...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  13. What Japan Needs - More Anti-Smoking Lawshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10123-what-japan-needs-more-anti-smoking-laws

    police and volunteer enforcers should be granted the right to fine smokers for breaking the law. Similar to how parking, traffic, and jay-walking laws are enforced in the States, walking smokers should be prompted for their IDs, photographed, and given...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  14. Joomla Running on Nginx and Ubuntu Server - Setting Uphttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10224-joomla-running-on-nginx-and-ubuntu-server-setting-up

    IF statement over TRY_FILES; however, this caused PHP security errors (access denied) to appear in the logs on legitimate traffic. Here's the link: http://wiki.nginx.org/PHPFcgiExample I settled on the above, combined with setting cgi.fix_pathinfo to 0...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  15. Roku - Blocking Hard-Coded DNShttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10225-roku-blocking-hard-coded-dns

    you to add custom routes. Add a route to 8.8.8.8 that goes to the loopback address (127.0.0.1). Called a "null route," all traffic going to Google's DNS will simply be dropped. Problem solved. Add a Rule to Your Firewall If you have something more...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  16. Ubuntu 22.04 Nginx Build Outlinehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10411-ubuntu-22-04-nginx-build-outline

    (to generate thumbnails for video-driven sites) REMOVE UFW Ubuntu came with ufw pre-installed and blocking all inbound web traffic. As this doesn't work for a web-server, I simply removed it entirely: apt purge ufw Why not just set it up properly?...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
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