January 17, 2022

OMG I’ve Been HACKED!! (Or Not)

I had to laugh when I got this email posted to the “postmaster@” address of this domain. For those unfamiliar, the “postmaster@<domain>” address is required by an Internet standards for SMTP mail domains. Every domain that supports the SMTP protocol for electronic mail is required by RFC 5321 and, as early as 1982, by RFC 822, to have the postmaster address. So the “postmaster@<domain>” is the email for the administrator of the domain. Note that the Postmaster (computing) Wikipedia entry also adds, “Since most domains have a postmaster address, it is commonly targeted by spamming operations.” As this is the...

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August 28, 2014

Brother HL-2270DW Toner Reset

If you get a toner LED on your Brother HL-2270DW but know you still have usable toner left, do this to reset the toner timer: Please do the following steps to reset the toner sensor. 1.  Open the front cover and leave open while completing the following steps. 2.  Turn the printer off. 3.  Hold the ‘go’ button while turning the printer on. All lights should be on. 4.  Release the ‘go’ button (or “start’ button). 5. Press the ‘go’ button (or “start’ button) 2 times. 6.  Pause. All panel lights should be on. 7.  Press the ‘go’ button (or...

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