Allow ssh-agent to work when using sudo

mei 25, 2009 - Remco - ssh - server - subversion - sudo - Software

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"

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Using a jumpbox in ssh

April 16, 2009 - Remco - mysql - ssh - server - jumpbox - Software

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 ...

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Building a file server

April 10, 2009 - Joeri - nas - openfiler - server - backup - Hardware

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.

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