Introduction Are you using NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) to create Windows Installer executables? Do you send custom versions of your .exe installer file to each user (e.g. embedded user token or username/password)? Would you like to have NSIS build one master installer file and easily embed the user data into the installer without having […]
Ever since upgrading to Debian 9, the daemon.log on one of our very active SSH hosts has been flooded with many extra GnuPG entries generated by systemd and gpg-agent every time a user connects via SSH.
I implemented an rsyslog filter after considering solutions discussed…
I use this script to automatically bind AWS EC2 “Secondary Private IP” addresses to my Debian 9 (Squeeze) instance. I set a cron job to run this script several times per hour so that new IP addresses are automatically added to the instance. Prerequisites The EC2 instance is running Debian 9 (Squeeze). Script may also […]
This very brief guide assumes you have already setup a Master/Slave relationship between two MySQL servers hosted on EC2 and are looking for an efficient way to clone large Master databases to the Slave server. I use this method to clone a 150GB EBS volume containing Master databases to a Slave in about an hour. Most of […]
I have been managing Linux Virtual Servers for well over 10 years. I visited the AWS offering many times before taking the plunge. Their huge variety of server options, storage options, bandwidth options, etc made their offering very confusing. Since I did not understand which options I would need, I could not determine what costs to expect. […]