macOS Mail Client: Block a Sender

Everyone know about junk filtering and it works most of the time. It does, occasionally, put good email in the junk folder. Also, its not really robust enough to do a good job with spam. Currently I use SpamSieve which does a really good job catching spam and moving the to a spam folder. It … Continue reading macOS Mail Client: Block a Sender

macOS Catalina: kernel_task high CPU

Most of us have probably seen this, where the kernel_taks starts using high amounts of CPU. There can be several causes for this but one I didnt even think about is CPU temperature. To offer so more clarity I have a 2012 MacBook Pro 10,1 - 2.7Ghz I7 16G memory. I had to replace my … Continue reading macOS Catalina: kernel_task high CPU

Geekbench Benchmarks

I have published some benchmarks for servers I have currently am using in my home lab. Nothing earth shattering but I use GeekBench with is a great tool for gauging performance. These are not SPEC benchmarks they have their own criteria but they are a great resource and several large organizations use them. Go here … Continue reading Geekbench Benchmarks

Synology as a Centralized Log Server

I have several systems that run constantly and other just as needed. One thing I really wanted was a centralized logging server. I could have configured a syslog server on my Red Hat mini for example but since I already had a Synology why not use it for this. I have ample storage space and … Continue reading Synology as a Centralized Log Server