EMF Camp 2018 – A Field Full of Nerds

From the 31st of August – 2nd September 2018, Dogsbody Technology attended Electromagnetic Field, in the grounds of Eastnor Castle Deer Park, in Herefordshire. It was a fun packed weekend, with talks and workshops on a huge variety of subjects, from blacksmithing to knitting, soldering to giant walking hexapods! How was it? The whole weekend was […]

Root email notifications with postfix

Now that Ubuntu 18.04 is out and stable, we are busy building servers to the latest and greatest. One of the most important parts of new servers builds is root notifications. This is a common way for the server to contact you if anything goes wrong. Postfix is a popular piece of email software, alternatively […]

How to set-up unattended-upgrades

Making sure software is kept up to date is very important.  Especially when it comes to security updates.  Unattended-upgrades is a package for Ubuntu and Debian based systems that can be configured to update the system automatically.  We’ve already discussed manual patching vs auto patching, most of this post will assume you’d like to set-up […]

Duplicacy: Backup to the cloud

Duplicacy is an open source backup tool which supports a large number of storage back-ends, including many cloud offerings, whilst also providing many other useful features. We recently implemented a duplicacy-based backup solution for a customer, and wanted to share our experience to help out anybody looking to implement duplicacy themselves. Installation Duplicacy is written […]

Open letter to future apprentices

Here at Dogsbody HQ we have found one of the the best ways to grow our business and get the skills we require is to run an apprenticeship programme. We interview throughout the year looking for the keenest candidates. Having hired 7 apprentices over the past 5 years and interviewed many many more we thought […]

Updated Privacy Policies & Terms and Conditions

Dogsbody Technology have updated their Privacy Policies and Ts&Cs … View our updated Privacy Policies View our updated Terms and Conditions Lets be clear…. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) laws haven’t changed anything for how Dogsbody Technology treat your personal data. We have always treated your personal data as strictly confidential […]