Simple Guide To Signing RPMs with FPM

I've been using the excellent fpm (Effing package manager!) tool…
TCP UDP Sockets Zabbix

Track TCP and UDP Connections With Zabbix

/
There is a very easy way to track opened TCP connections in Zabbix.…

Using rsync on an Alternate SSH Port or with OpenSSH Keys

/
Best practices state that you should run ssh on an non-standard…

Simple Sysadmin Trick: Using tcpdump To Sniff Web Server Traffic

/
Sometimes, you just have to look into the raw data to see what…

How We Defeated a Proxy Jacker (Google Web Spam Syndrome)

/
A few months ago, we had an interesting issue with another website…

Evaluating FTP Servers: ProFTPd vs PureFTPd vs vsftpd

/
Usually, I will try to push clients towards using SCP (via a client such as WinSCP), however inevitably there are clients who do not understand this new method of accessing their files securely online, and who for one reason or another insist on using FTP for their online file access. As they say - the customer is always right?

Simple Disk Benchmarking in Linux Using 'dd'

/
A great way to do a real-world disk test on your linux system…