robots.txt

What is Robots.txt

robots.txt is a file placed at the root of a website requesting web crawlers not index parts of a website. This does not enforce this in anyway but is a defacto standard that most reputable search engines and web crawlers will respect.

How to add …

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DO Object Store with AWS CLI

In my day job I work with AWS's S3 extensively and use the AWS CLI for the majority of cli tasks.

When I started paying around with Digital Ocean's object store and found that it was S3 API computable the first thing that I wanted to test is if I …

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New Web Site Architecture

As may be clear I have rebuilt my website from wordpress to Jekyll. I will documenting the reasons for this change and how I designed this new site in this post.

Goals for move

  • Reduce Costs
  • Wordpress is a very Powerful CMS and so intern takes a good chunk of …
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Setting up Lets encrypt

These are some quick notes from installing Let's encrypt on a Ubuntu server.

For anyone trying to do this I would recomend the Digital Ocean artical on this. DigitalOcean Let's Encrypt

Install applictions apt install python-certbot-nginx letsencrypt

Modify nginx to add virtual host

/etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default

        server_name *.invoke.coffee …
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Pfsense build

I think many people like me have been eyeing these Chinese made small x86 boards as potential routers.

Well i decided to be one on the brave and give one a shot. I have not seen many posts discussing these so I decided to add my voice to the discussion …

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Mazda 3 CMU Hacking

I recently purchased a mazda 3 2016 and one of the things that I was most excited with is the infotainment system.

I am planning on a serious of posts detailing my journey to hack and modify my infotainment system so far my priories are.

  • Gain SSH access
  • Disable speed …
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ssh access – Mazda 3 CMU Hacking

First thing that you will need to do to start modifying the Mazda CMU is to gain SSH Access.

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Cisco Nexus AAA

I spent quite a bit of time integrating some nexus switches into Cisco ACS. So wanted to share a couple of notes. I will be talking a lot about NX-OS RBAC rolls so here is a good primer if you are not familiar with it.

http://routing-bits.com/2011/05 …

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Enforcing SSL/TLS

I started offering SSL/TLS on my site with lets encrypt beta certificates, now I wanted to move to enforcing SSL/TLS.

For this I will be using mod_rewrite.

First I enabled mod_rewite

sudo a2enmod rewrite

Then edit /etc/apache2/apache2.conf and add

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
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SCCM 2012 DP Job Manager

I have been working with SCCM 2012 a lot lately and I run across a tool that has become invaluable for me.

Distribution Point Job queue manager

This is a part of the Config manager toolkit. What this allows you to do is view the status of the distribution manger …

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