System Administration

A Poor Man's VPN: Proxy Web Connection to Remote Server (via SSH and Tunnel)

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Did you ever have a situation where you needed to access a website…

Copy Files to Many USB Drives Quickly and Easily

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I was recently tasked with copying speaker's presentations,…

How to Install SNMP on Tomato Router Firmware and Graph Traffic with Cacti

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You've flashed your old WRT54G or other vanilla router with the…

Social Media and the Downfall of the Password Reset Question

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There have been a number of high profile account compromises…

Command Line Packet Sniff Existing Running Process in Linux

Have you ever come across a server that is doing a lot of traffic?…

Ubuntu Server in Place Network Upgrade From 8.10 to 9.04

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It is easy to do an in-place upgrade of Ubuntu Server from…