The Problem… I was working on the Chef AMI on AWS, there is a problem in that the version of OpenSSL that comes embedded is vulnerable to CVE-2016-2107. Even though this CVE is quite hard to exploit (accroding to others), its still not ideal to be running a machine that will be orchestrating your network,… Read more Resizing an AWS EBS volume
As per wikipedia, FreeIPA is an open-source project sponsored by Red Hat – which aims to provide an easily managed Identity, Policy, and Audit (IPA) suite primarily targeted towards networks of Linux and Unix computers. FreeIPA has goals and mechanisms comparable to those of Novell’s Identity Manager or of Microsoft’s Active Directory. The reason i… Read more Setting up FreeIPA Centos 7
I run my media downloading stack on a Gen 8 HP Microserver. This comes with 2 builtin 1Gbps ports (as well as the dedicated ilo port). As this machine is used for downloading and streaming media, i’d like to utilise both ports for the maximum possible throughput.
I didnt find much concrete information on terminating an AWS VPN on a Centos 6 box, so figured id write it up here, for my own reference as we as others.
Due to issues with my ISP, i wrote a really quick automated speedtest using speedtest-cli which sends the output to graphite.
Here is a quick run through on how to encrypt a USB flash drive using Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS).
For my new graphing machine (graphite, grafana, collectd) i wanted to be able to view the Apache server-status of a couple of my reverse proxy’s. This is the directive i had to add.
I needed to setup Crashplan on my local linux server which is acting as an NFS and SMB server for all my media. As this is a headless server and the CrashPlan app doesnt have a cli, this is how to access it remotely.
To test my Aceproxy, i posted the link to a particular subreddit to get some traffic generated. One of the main issues i saw with the proxy (excluding being reliant on the acestream source) was that end users and the Acestream swarm was both battling for the available bandwidth. This caused drops for users. This… Read more Scaling up your Acestream Proxy AKA aceproxy
Acestream seem to provide the best quality online streams, but as its essentially video over bittorrent, its not really the kind of traffic i want on my home network. This is a rundown on setting up an Acestream proxy on another host. This will output a stream you can just load up in VLC.