This is a subject which has been blogged about at length, however now that I’ve got this working I thought I’d blog about the key things I found here to make sure that not only do I get it right in future but also provide a reference to others who are trying to fix the [...]
OK, so I tried to run the upgrade last night and I’ve ended up with a few issues. This could be my fault, however I did follow the instructions found on the debian website and had to resolve multiple dependencies. The minor issues I’ve encountered: slocate appears to have been removed and replaced with mlocate. [...]
I’ve been using BackupPC for the last year to securely backup servers to a remote location over Rsync and SSH, however I recently stumbled across an issue with backing up the SVN root directory on an SVN server.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/08/19/ukgov_uber_database/ has details of a possible “data silo” that contains all of our data. This blog-post is meant to be a list of potential sites that will enable british citizens to escape the police state that we are rapidly becoming by moving their data outside teritorial waters. For those of you who honestly believe “those [...]
Please note these are more notes for me than a finished write-up, however I hope to document this on the Nagios WIKI in due course…
“Programming is like sex. One mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life”. (Michael Sinz)
Someone asked on the wdvl-talk email list (lists.wdvl.com) about securing your server to process sensitive information. I’m not an expert by any means, however I thought I’d post my advice here in case anyone else wants it.