I ran into an issue with rsyslog on debian.
when running apt-get install (in this case git) I would get this back.
Setting up git (1:2.1.4-2.1) … Errors were encountered while processing: rsyslog fail2ban E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
So I removed …more ...
Each IOS upgrade on a 4500 series switch can be different depending of the specific configuration that is implemented. This guide will provide some high level concepts and pointers to assist with an IOS upgrade.
Boot parameters for 4500 series switches are controlled by two parameters the Configuration …more ...
Running PowerShell scripts is significantly different from batch files and normal exe files.
Search for PowerShell in the start menu, then right click and run as admin. Enter your username and password (or user your Piv Certificate) like normal.
You will then have PowerShell running as admin.
Basic …more ...
I have been a huge fan of podcasts for a couple of years. so I decided to share my list of podcasts that I listen to.
I use byondpod on android that generates a smart playlist general in the order below. I rarely even get through half of this list …more ...
I recently started playing around with the raspberry pi 2.
I followed the guide on lifehacker to get this set up.
The setup is really easy to get going but I did find a couple of commands very helpful. updating
rpi-update will update the raspberry pi …more ...
Many guides for securing a SSH server will mention changing the SSH port you are using away from the default (TCP/22). while this is not bad advise what security are you really gaining from this?
Changing the default port does create one more thing that you have to remember …more ...
FreeBsd makes keeping your system up-to-date relatively easy using a utility called freebsd-update.
to download all updates
To install the downloaded updates
When it comes time to upgrade to a new major version of FreeBSD you will need to use upgrade and …more ...
It’s not very common but at some point everyone needs to get back into a Linux box they do not know the password to.
The procedure below is for Ubuntu 14.04 with Grub.
Reboot the Linux machine
When you get to the Grub screen select the “Advanced options …more ...
As of 18 Dec 2014 NTPD released V 4.2.8 this addressed multiple vulnerability with all previous versions.
Update all your systems running NTPD (Linux, BSD, Unix based) to V 4.2.8
NTPq -c Version to display your current version of NTPd
Desktop% ntpq -c version …
One of the most effective things that you can do to secure any system is to keep it up to date, ideally this can be done automatically.
Cron-apt is a package that helps you do this.
sh sudo apt-get install cron-apt
cron-apt has two configuration files