Should anyone ask, one can learn a great deal from the TV show “24”

Only loosers become system administrators through on the job training. Here’s what I learnt from 5 hours of “24” when sitting on the train back from Berlin. But first a minor rant: Why does the film and TV industry keep shooting themselves in the foot? I was watching a legally acquired 8 DVD set but …

Should anyone ask, one can learn a great deal from the TV show “24”

Only loosers become system administrators through on the job training. Here’s what I learnt from 5 hours of “24” when sitting on the train back from Berlin. But first a minor rant: Why does the film and TV industry keep shooting themselves in the foot? I was watching a legally acquired 8 DVD set but …

Should anyone ask, I now have LDAP authentication working in Apache 2

It was not nice. AuthType Basic AuthName "Imaginator username and password" AuthBasicProvider ldap AuthzLDAPAuthoritative On AuthLDAPURL ldaps://ldap.imaginator.com/dc=imaginator,dc=com?uid?sub AuthLDAPBindDN "cn=nss,ou=auth,dc=imaginator,dc=com" AuthLDAPBindPassword "**********" AuthLDAPGroupAttribute memberUid require ldap-group cn=buddycloud-corp,ou=groups,dc=imaginator,dc=com So it sort of works. But what I would really like is for a way to authenticate on POSIX groups which have a memberUid which is something like: memberUID: …

Should anyone ask, I now have LDAP authentication working in Apache 2

It was not nice. AuthType Basic AuthName "Imaginator username and password" AuthBasicProvider ldap AuthzLDAPAuthoritative On AuthLDAPURL ldaps://ldap.imaginator.com/dc=imaginator,dc=com?uid?sub AuthLDAPBindDN "cn=nss,ou=auth,dc=imaginator,dc=com" AuthLDAPBindPassword "**********" AuthLDAPGroupAttribute memberUid require ldap-group cn=buddycloud-corp,ou=groups,dc=imaginator,dc=com So it sort of works. But what I would really like is for a way to authenticate on POSIX groups which have a memberUid which is something like: memberUID: …

DD-WRT Rocks

I upgraded one of my Linksys WRT54G Routers with the DD-WRT software. It’s been running a couple of days now and is really great. It replaces a mediocre interface with a clean functional and usable interface. So far the router has also been reliable and extensively used for voip calls and general wireless connectivity. The …

DD-WRT RocksI upgraded one of my Linksys WRT54G Routers with the DD-WRT software. It’s been running a couple of days now and is really great. It replaces a mediocre interface with a clean functional and usable interface. So far the router has also been reliable and extensively used for voip calls and general wireless connectivity. …