Category Archives: linux

Windows is *still* loading files

I’m moving the active directory server off of hardware on to the hypervisor. I think if I boot the drive as USB I can install the virtio disk drivers on the system. Fingers crossed! Only thing is that this first … Continue reading

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When was the last time you upgraded from squeeze to wheezy?

Wow. 3G delta. I haven’t booted this laptop for a while… I think I’m finally ready to make the move from gnome2 to gnome3. There are bits that still annoy me, but I think it’s off to a good start. … Continue reading

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OpenVPN configs with inline data

I’ve been issuing a lot of x.509 certs and OpenVPN user configurations lately, and I came across something that has reduced the complexity quite a bit. It seems that OpenVPN configuration files can now include data inline. So rather than … Continue reading

Posted in CentOS, debian, Free Software, linux, Networking, OpenVPN, OSX, security, Software, tls, tuntap, ubuntu, Windows, work, x509 | 2 Comments

I’m back on the internet 6 it seems.

cjac@foxtrot:/usr/src/deb/strongswan-5.1.0$ ping6 -c 5 google.com | tail -3 — google.com ping statistics — 5 packets transmitted, 5 received, 0% packet loss, time 4004ms rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 65.235/74.957/103.039/14.122 ms go go gadget ipsec

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Maxine is now running on mariadb

So back when I was working for MySQL AB as support manager for MaxDB, I created an IRC bot to help manage the #maxdb channel on Freenode. We didn’t get a lot of traffic, and Daniel De Graaf mentioned that … Continue reading

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Gotta’ get ‘em all.

And now I have them all. Maybe I can reduce the load on my wan pipe by setting up a mirror for the island.

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Vacation Tasks

So, I’m taking vacation this week and next. Here’s a (partial) list of tasks that are left to do: Visit BC for NANOG 55 Work with Threshold Communications to verify interop is working as well as it seems to be … Continue reading

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Ohai! It looks like I’m back online!

I’m working on my disk array today. The plan is to take the data off of a 6-disk RAID-6 and put it onto three 4-disk RAID-4s.

Posted in debian, F5, Free Software, linux, lvm, storage, virtualization | 7 Comments

Dear fellows of the SJCARS

I’ve got a project I could use some help with.  If you’ve got some tuits to spare, I’d love to talk with you about the plan.  Perhaps I’ll post something to the blog… [edit 20120212T2025] blogged. http://sjcars.org/blog/2012/02/12/hardware-what-wants-deploying [Edit 20120213T0026]

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Power blip in Tukwila – everything’s okay.

There’s been a lot of weather here in Seattle this week. It looks like the Tukwila DC’s power blipped this morning. It gave me an excuse to update some configs on a few of the OpenVPN endpoints, re-configure some of … Continue reading

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