May 25, 2009 -
We maintain all of our server's /etc directories in subversion repositories and just disabled password logins on our subversion server. So that means you actually need ssh-agent to work when using sudo. This can be done by editting the /etc/sudoers file and adding the following line: Defaults env_keep="SSH_AUTH_SOCK"
April 16, 2009 -
Sometimes you will need to access a service on a client's machine from an untrusted network, but you don't want to expose this client's SSH server to untrusted IP's. If this is the case you can use a trusted machine (a so called jumpbox) as an intermediate to connect to the client's box. For example, to connect the user test (user available on both jumpbox ...
April 10, 2009 -
To store our documents, invoices, etc. we needed a good ol' file server connected to our network, or rather, a network attached storage (NAS). We want it to be cheap, fast, have lots of storage and accessible under Windows and MacOSX. Now we got a cool looking file server meeting all these demands and for backup we rotate mobile USB harddisks.