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Title: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: mike on November 10, 2017, 07:33:58 AM
So for the last month or so I have begun receiving email messages from the past...  Way back when I actively used myhouse program, I coded stuff to send me emails when remote to me ahp programs set and turned off the alarm... 

I am getting them again!  They say they are from myhouse service, email AHPgateway@x10.com

Anyone know what''s up? 
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: Tuicemen on November 10, 2017, 01:44:39 PM
it is possible Authinx is working on reviving a server.
I'll see if I can get some info from Authinx
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: HA Dave on November 10, 2017, 06:50:34 PM
... I coded stuff to send me emails when remote to me ahp programs set and turned off the alarm...  I am getting them again!  They say they are from myhouse service, email AHPgateway@x10.com

Anyone know what''s up?

Somewhere.... the servers old HD's are up and running. Servers use a method called striping... using an algorithm that breaks down data/programing/memory to bits separated to 3-6 HDs. That way when one HD fails the algorithm allows the remaining HD's to recreate the failed memory.

All emails carry hidden identifiers that include the IP address of the sender. So keep those emails exactly as they were received in your mailbox for forwarding. That server... or at least the data on the HD's can be located now.

This is a real discovery!
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: mike on November 11, 2017, 07:44:16 AM
Glad I haven't emptied my trash for a while.  I will snoop in header, and post copy one of them here latter today when I am at a real computer.
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: mike on November 11, 2017, 10:28:48 AM
from:   x10 (cpe-75-186-3-254.cinci.res.rr.com [75.186.3.254])

hmmm...    down the road from me on a time warner customer IP address...  270msec ping, tracert from me, to washington DC, back to cinci.res.com (time warner cable;  aka spectrum)...  Didn't we have a real active poster on here from Englewood?  Hmmm...Dave?

Hey Dave, how about sharing your IP address this morning?   :)

IP address location for 75.186.3.254
Country:United States   
Region:Ohio   
City:Englewood   
Longitude:-84.3321   
Latitude:39.8848   
Time Zone:America/New_York   
Postal Code:45322
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: HA Dave on November 12, 2017, 02:44:11 AM
from:   x10 (cpe-75-186-3-254.cinci.res.rr.com [75.186.3.254])

hmmm...    down the road from me on a time warner customer IP address...

IP address location for 75.186.3.254
Country:United States   
Region:Ohio   
City:Englewood   
Longitude:-84.3321   
Latitude:39.8848   
Time Zone:America/New_York   
Postal Code:45322

You're NOT Kilroy? Me neither.... but Englewood isn't all that far from me either (north of me). My Web search says... Mike is the manager there...I thought that was YOU.
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: HA Dave on November 12, 2017, 02:52:38 AM
I gleamed an address not far from Portland (Boardman) for the X10.com email

I PMed you more details.
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: HA Dave on November 12, 2017, 03:08:56 AM
Tuicemen since I had your email address anyway.... I email you the image I captured.
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: mike on November 12, 2017, 08:00:14 AM
You're NOT Kilroy? Me neither.... but Englewood isn't all that far from me either (north of me). My Web search says... Mike is the manager there...I thought that was YOU.

Where did you find something listing a Mike as the manager? 

Just tried something interesting...  Wondering how accurate the 3953'05.3"N 8419'55.6"W,  39.884800, -84.332100 is, I googled it...  Interesting...  Shows a distinct 100?acre farm off sweet potato rd...   

https://www.google.com/maps/place/39%C2%B053'05.3%22N+84%C2%B019'55.6%22W/@39.8852974,-84.3323594,280m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d39.8848!4d-84.3321

so to test THAT, I googled MY IP (crappy frontier DSL here)...   One search shows me in Wichita, KS, another down S of Columbus, OH.  So perhaps that IP address is bogus?  I will look up their name anyway to see if anything comes of it...


Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: mike on November 12, 2017, 08:13:33 AM
the emails keep coming...

public online info shows owners.  Anyone recognize one of them?
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: HA Dave on November 12, 2017, 02:31:39 PM

Where did you find something listing a Mike as the manager?

In your PDF attachment (reply #5).
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: mike on November 12, 2017, 03:30:39 PM

Where did you find something listing a Mike as the manager?

In your PDF attachment (reply #5).

It's he11 getting older...  eyesight goes among other things!  I searched my pdf and do not find the word 'manager' in it.  Blind Mikey I am I am.  And yes, I am KilroyWasHere.com.   :)
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: HA Dave on November 12, 2017, 03:43:28 PM
....... I searched my pdf and do not find the word 'manager' in it.  Blind Mikey I am I am.  And yes, I am KilroyWasHere.com.   :)

Oops! Not your old eyes... my old memory. I apparently got that from the search (I performed) of your Kilroy ID. I had also searched this link:

Received: from mail.x10.com (mail.x10.com [54.201.182.149])

And found this:
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: mike on November 12, 2017, 03:48:14 PM
WOW!  We are really diggin' stuff up!  We WILL get to the bottom of it!

Wonder where the trail will lead next...  Remember Leisure Suit Larry?  He traveled around sleuthing similar stuff didn't he?

BTW, I found x10.com owned not by some Portland dude, but by some guy named Tim.  Sent him this cryptic email:


​​​----- Forwarded Message -----
​​​​From: "Mike Kilroy" <mike@kilroywashere.com>
To: "tim" <tim@authinx.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 12, 2017 8:50:11 AM
Subject: Re: Topic reply: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?

​​​​​Hi Tim,

As owner of x10.com, might I ask if you are reviving the servers?

Thanks.

---------------
PS:  Dave, sorry if you heard the local news about a crazy guy running for school board in town...  DDN and Ch7 got excited and ran the story about  me...   Lies and half truths if you are wondering...  I felt like Trump being attacked!
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: Brian H on November 12, 2017, 06:14:18 PM
Authinx in Flower Mound TX. Bought the X10 brand from the bankrupt X10WTI.
Tim Forehand is the owner of the company.
I found this in a search.
https://www.whois.com/whois/authinx.com

I see that a new name is on the X10.com registration. Thought same company.
https://www.whois.com/whois/x10.com
Title: Re: Someone take over and revive myhouse @ 10.com?
Post by: mike on November 13, 2017, 10:22:06 AM
I think I need to apologize for any excitement I caused with this thread...  I decided to try to connect in ahp to myhouse this morning and of course it could not, but gotta give it an A for trying a long time!

I guess it is MY ahp that learned how to send emails again!