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curl Authentication
Using curl to GET data from an authenticated source. Works great with Cygwin on Windows... curl -v -u admin:password --digest
Feb 11, 2014
8:50:00 PM
Adding a Linux User
Adding a user to a Linux system is a task I do frequently enough that I wanted keep the steps handy: Add the user account: sudo useradd [USER_NAME] Lock the user account: sudo usermod -L [USER_NAME] Setup the user's initial password: sudo passwd ...
Mar 26, 2012
9:23:00 AM
iptables - Setting Up HTTP Services
One common task when setting up a new HTTP server is to configure iptables to allow traffic to your HTTP server. The commands below will allow traffic on ports 80 and 443. You may need to adjust the 5 and 6 values to your environment - these are ...
Nov 12, 2011
11:04:24 PM
Apache HTTPD Build Script
It took a bit of time to get LDAP and SSL working correctly... cd httpd-2.2.20 make distclean ./configure --prefix=/_apps/http...
Sep 8, 2011
2:04:00 AM
CentOS 6 Netinstall
CentOS 6 has finally arrived. One of the easiest ways to get started is to do the netinstall... Boot ISO: http://isoredirect.c...
Jul 16, 2011
11:30:00 AM
Welcome wlv001
Say hello to wlv001, my new Linux server. This machine is destined to be my front end Apache box. I have it up and running, but already there have been challenges... Here are the details on the hardware: ASUS RS100-E6/PI2 Intel® Xeon® ...
Dec 31, 2010
7:21:00 AM
Every time I get access to another Linux installation the first thing I have to do is update my ~/.bash_profile file so all the familiar Linux commands are available... PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin...
Apr 8, 2009
5:52:27 PM
Amazon Web Services (EC2 & S3)
Let me
Oct 1, 2008
7:04:54 AM
Installing Stunnel on CentOS 5
Stunnel is a program that allows you to encrypt arbitrary TCP connections inside SSL available on both Unix and Windows. Stunnel can allow you to secure non-SSL aware daemons and protocols (like POP, IMAP, LDAP, etc) by having Stunnel provide the ...
Jul 22, 2008
2:26:29 PM
CentOS 5.2 Netinstall...
CentOS "aims to be 100% binary compatible" with the distro from "a prominent North American Enterprise Linux vendor"... Boot ISO: http://isoredirect.c...
Jul 8, 2008
9:38:52 AM
Using iptables
sudo iptables -L sudo iptables -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT sudo iptables -A INPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport ssh -j ACCEPT sudo iptables -A INPUT -s ###.###.###.### -p tcp --dport www ...
Apr 3, 2008
3:21:49 PM