As ZFS did quite well here – even after messing around with disks, I decided to give it another try. This time I am out to use its features on other systems. But to do so, I need to share it. As I am running virtual machines, it would be nice to have iSCSI shares […]
Today is a wonderful day, the Linux Day in Dornbirn – the place to gather my CAcert points to become an active assurer for the Web of Trust. As it was possible to take the assurer test on site – god bless the inventor of wireless lan – I could start to assure people immediately […]
It shouldn’t be a new topic to secure your data while sending it across public lines like the internet. This usually happens using server certificates, which are made once and never touched again – if self signed. In my case I wanted to do it better and got me a certificate from CACert.org. At least […]
Knowledge about the things happening on hosts and network is essential to a system administrator. That’s why they usually install a bunch of software tools to get the required informations from their systems. Nagios is one of the most infamous programs to do so. It monitors your machines and sends out alerts to the appropriate […]
Last post I have ranted about apple doing crap, but to be honest, it isn’t really better on windows – it’s just different problems like being unable to execute a binary file from a network drive. As the error message stated ‘Permission denied’, I started with checking the permissions of the network share and files.
Today I have really started thinking about apple computers again due to the latest incident. This time we’re talking about windows shares in a cooperated network, called smb or samba shares in combination with an active directory. The task itself shouldn’t be that hard as it was just accessing a windows share on a remote […]