I’ve been running an instance of my Nagios XI monitor in a VMware Fusion virtual machine on my (aging) Mac Pro. The other day I found a blog post on How I converted a VMware VM to KVM and since my new LAN server is a beefy 8-core AMD FX-8120 with 32GB RAM (as opposed(…)
I’m a little old-school in that I like subversion. I’ve used subversion for years, and have had it as a big part of my workflow for a really really long time. Unfortunately, there’s this git thing popping up all over the place and I’m starting to feel dated. (It’s bad enough that my daughter turned(…)
I’ve just released AIDE+gpg 1.0.4, which adds support for signing and verifying signatures on the AIDE binary itself (/usr/sbin/aide), and on the AIDE configuration file (/etc/aide.conf). Thanks to George Notaras for giving me the suggestion. Apparently someone other than myself uses these scripts. =) AIDE+gpg is a set of scripts to make AIDE more like(…)
One of my last TechMails to ever be published by TechRepublic is Nagios XI wizards make setup a snap for network monitoring. This tip looks at using Nagios XI, a really slick commercially-backed install of Nagios with a really incredible GUI frontend for configuring Nagios. Anyone who has configured Nagios by hand using vim and(…)
Last week’s TechMail was Two-factor SSH authentication via Google secures Linux logins which talks about using Google two-factor authentication with SSH (and PAM in general). I really like it and it works quite well although the comments in the TechMail indicate another option called Duo for two-factor authentication that sounds really interesting as well.