an alternative presence on the Internet since 1998

site news


A faster server, a TWiki front end, Apache 2, Postfix MTA, Spamassassin: all in preparation for the Great Migration when the heart of risleynet will be moving from a walk-in closet full of surplus Macintoshes to a pair of Mac mini sitting on top of a desk in my home office.

If you're looking for the old content of the site, it's largely still here (with the same persistent URLs) on my personal pages.


The new Postfix MTA is now on line. Mail users should have notice nothing except, perhaps, some increases in performance. There's a lot more power under the hood, though (mostly with regard to fighting spam). Interested users can find out more about the risleynet implementation of Postfix.

Old archived news.

quick links

You're probably here looking for pictures of Matthew, information about me, or directions to a site we host.

what is this place?

risleynet is probably best thought of as a hobby grown out of control. What started as a way to put a damaged PowerBook and a (at that time quite novel) DSL connection to some use has now grown physically (eight surplus beige-box Macs), in scope (hosting over a dozen domains and organizations), and in bandwidth (the old DSL has been supplanted by a 10 Mbps optical fiber connection) to an operation supporting an eclectic collection of worthwhile causes.

The early months were chronicled in a TidBITS article.

Edit | Attach | Watch | Print version | History: r46 | r9 < r8 < r7 < r6 | Backlinks | Raw View | Raw edit | More topic actions...
Topic revision: r7 - 2005-01-22 - RonRisley
  • Edit
  • Attach
This site is powered by the TWiki collaboration platform Powered by PerlCopyright © 2008-2018 by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding TWiki? Send feedback