Now, here two years after is set up the backup server. I need to do it all again, the other Pi was erased and used as part of a cluster and I kind of lost data since and was confirmed in the reason to have backup of your data.
As time goes by, you may forget small features and settings you apply to your servers to make them fit you need. There is a tendency not to document every thing you do when you try out different solutions and suddenly everything works and you forget about the documentation. That's where Ansible comes into play.
Though this package manager is also available for Linux, the chances are that you've mostly heard of it in relation to Apple's macOS. Why install such a tool on your macOS, does'nt it increase voulnerbillity of a generally secure operating system with all of Apple's validation... Read more
There are two popular tools for working with screens/sessions in the terminal; Screen and Tmux. Screen is probably to consider the most native and simple of the two. But, this post will be about the Tmux application.
It does not come as native in contrary to Screen, so you have to install it:
Unfortunately there is no easy solution or "out of the box" features, implemented in most UNIX-like system, for blocking connections by country. But, in a lot of real life cases it would make a lot of sense to implement. Say; you have a website written in Swedish and only expected people... Read more
Setting up a new server can be a repetitve task. The following is a LAMP stack setup (Linux, Apache(2), MySQL (could be MariaDB), PHP).
First spin up an instance/VPS/PS of your OS. If you are not very familiar with the UNIX-like world, choose a Debian based OS (such as Debian or Ubuntu) with long term support (LTS). By... Read more
I'm a Sysadmin, network manager and cyber security entusiast. The main purpose of this public "notebook" is for referencing repetitive tasks, but it might as well come in handy to others. Windows can not be supported! But all other OS compliant with the POSIX-standard can (with minor adjustments) apply the configs on the site. It is Mac OSX, RHEL and all the Fedora based distros and Debian based (several 100's of OS's), all the BSD distros, Solaris, AIX and HP-UX.