Security

Security related items

Installing nmsg on ubuntu 12.04 Monday, February 17, 2014
Tivo, which I like, and email validation on websites... which I dislike Wednesday, February 12, 2014
iDrac setup and use Tuesday, October 04, 2011

For a r4xx version Dell server with an iDrac6 Express controller installed.
o configure the ip interface
o configure the admin user
o test a serial console connection

Ubuntu, Cyrus SASL auth and Postfix Friday, July 15, 2011

I have no idea why, but postfix + ubuntu + sasl (cyrus-type) are stupidly unhappy… and honestly I’m tired it it.

DMCrypt - Encrypting your thumbs (drives) Saturday, March 21, 2009

Using DMCrypt to create, create an encrypted filesystem, mappable and mountable filesystem and mount same.

Making and Installing a SSL Cert from StartSSL Saturday, January 10, 2009

StartSSL offers free 1 yr SSL certs with 256-bit encryption capable for web/email/other servers. These are convenient (free!) useful and FREE! (and they work in all current browsers I use save Opera).

SSH Key authentication and Tunneling to a proxy host Monday, June 23, 2008

Someone asked how to set this up quickly and easily… the idea being:
1) you have a host somewhere on the interwebs that’s accessible via SSH and runs a squid/proxy for you
2) you have a macintosh
3) you don’t normally do unix-y things
4) you’d like a command-line quick and easy setup to allow you to proxy your traffic (web/chat) through your ssh host and sqiud

Cisco AP1220 IOS upgrade Monday, April 28, 2008

a quicky upgrade tutorial for the AP1220 series aironet wireless access-point.

GPG key expiring or not Tuesday, April 01, 2008

So, after a period of time your GPG key will expire, if you want it to expire, that’s good news. If you happen to still be using it, not so good news. Simple un-expire instructions follow.

Hey lookie, a patent? Monday, May 14, 2007

Work had is go over all our work from the last year looking for possible patentable things, this is the result (one result I suppose).

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