Gconnect are "Cisco Powered"!

Gconnect have now achieved Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Express Partner with ‘Cisco Powered’ MPLS-VPN status. What does that mean? Well, Cisco sent down some auditors to check out our processes and procedures along with our technical setup to ensure we...

Citrix XenApp 6.5 Feature Pack 2 released

The release of XenApp 6.5 Feature Pack 2 brings a host of enhancements to existing XenApp 6.5 deployments. One notable feature is local application integration. Current versions of XenApp are unable to interact with locally installed applications. This has prevented...

Postfix woes with IPv6

Since adding IPv6 capabilities to our spam scanning system, we have had a handful of issues with customers running Postfix mail servers. In some versions of Postfix, the software will try to get a quad A records (AAAA) whether or not the mail server has IPv6...

AntiSpam: NJABL being shutdown

The ‘NJABL’ (Not Just Another Bogus List) has started the process of shutting down. This list is used by many spam filtering services and email systems to form part of a score or sometimes to outright block email based upon its source ip address. It is...

Update to Root DNS Servers

If you’ve not done so already, its time to update the hints file on your DNS servers. An update to the ‘D’ server means that a new root file is available here: http://www.internic.net/domain/named.root  

Gscanner Spam Scanning service update

We have now completed testing and implementation of the Spamhaus drop lists into the Gscanner service. The drop lists contain ip addresses and net blocks which are in use by hijackers using old redundant ip ranges to launch spam from. These net block are left over...