Monthly Archives: March 2009

Mounting a VirtualBox dynamic size VDI Image

To work with a variable sized VDI file, you have to dump it to a dd file first (COPYDD); this will create a fixed size dump that then can be opened on a loop device. The variable sized file does … Continue reading

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random notes on setting up KVM + libvirt + virtio

This is a collection of notes I took while setting up a virtual machine host which has several guest virtual machines running on Ubuntu 8.10. 1) Create a logical volume to install the guest $ sudo lvcreate -v -n phq_mail … Continue reading

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Encrypted ~Maildir?

I’ve been thinking on encrypting user’s Maildir on a new mail server, however I can’t find a good solution for that. Anybody has come with a solution to encrypt user’s Maildir which is not vulnerable to plaintext attacks by sending … Continue reading

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