Ever since I’ve started hosting my own domains, I’ve searched for ways to automate the website provisioning.
Normally, the documentation includes the information on configuring your infrastructure based on roles. But if you have a webserver role for all your minions it doesn’t help with the individual provisioning I am aiming at.
Continue reading Website Provisioning – Automate Apache with SaltStack
So I’ve had yesterday a small Great Tit (known as Pițigoi in Romanian and Kohlmeise in German) guest in my office. It just didn’t want to leave. I took the opportunity to take a few pics.
Continue reading Just a Great Tit
Since it’s spring, it’s clean-up time.
I’ve managed to move the blog away from tumblr.com to my own hosted server. I’m celebrating by deleting old (and obsolete) posts from my blog.
I’m curious to see how much success I’ll have in writing new articles on WP.
Tired of always being afraid someone will hack into your Linux computer/server?
One of the most important steps is to make sure the attacker can’t log in with the “root” account.
In order to do this, you have to:
- Make sure you can “switch user” to root (you will need to be able to control your system, after all)
- Make sure that nobody can log in with root, neither remote nor local.
Continue reading Linux “root” tweaks
Article target: web developers
How to bypass the Vodafone transparent proxy. For details about what it is, you can see this page.
Continue reading Bypassing the mobile ISP proxy (BMI)
I’ve been struggling a bit with a working Time Zone Drop Down, so I thought I shared it. The target was to have a nice drop down list with as many Country/City combinations as possible, so that the users are not confused.
Continue reading Create a Time Zone Drop Down List (DDL) in PHP
Coming from a Linux world, it was easy for me to use the Android Debug Bridge (adb) shell. Here are some ADB Tips and Tricks for you.
Continue reading ADB Shell Tips and Tricks