Category Archives: Linux SysAdmin

New cloud and dev, the new new.

Tweet Looking at Docker While having a quick look at Docker I happened across a slide show presenting Docker starting with its rapid take up. A list: Jenkins.  An extendable open source continuous integration server Travis. (From Wikipedia) In software … Continue reading

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Hardening Apache using OpenVAS and RedHat advisories

Tweet Hardening Apache using OpenVAS and RedHat advisories My institution uses a tool provided by Janet to scan for vulnerabilities in web/servers.  We fix problems as soon as we see them.  I have recently been looking at Apache on an … Continue reading

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CentOS virtual machine template to support LAMP and other applications. Part 1(Updated 2016)

Tweet Preparing an install of CentOS to become a VMWare template. Since being centralised and virtual machine infrastructure being some what new to ITMS, familiar to some, we are homing in on single solutions for systems administration that should provide … Continue reading

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Of bot armies, brute force, admin and WordPress

Tweet Hello, I put in some work this weekend looking at WordPress and reports around the bot army attacking WordPress installations.  Our WordPress install is a complicated beast and that in itself, largely, may protect us from the more simple … Continue reading

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First install of Project.net on Linux

Tweet From Project.net : Project.net for Mission Critical Project Portfolio Management Project.net is a complete Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution designed to capture, display, report on, and resolve the complex interrelationships organizations tackle when planning and executing major initiatives. I’m … Continue reading

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