What is Authentication Monitor?
If you have a Linux server running Debian or Ubuntu and want to be notified when certain users gain access to one or more of your critical services (e.g. “ssh/sshd” and “proftpd”), then Authentication Monitor might be just what you’re looking for.
Authentication Monitor runs silently in the background as a system service and monitors a user-defined list of services running on you server. Whenever a user successfully authenticates with one of these services from an unknown IP-address, you will receive an e-mail notifying you of the incident.
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If you own a Mac and have recently tried advertising a Samba-service/share (most likely from a computer running Linux or a NAS-server), you properly also ran into the same problems that I were having, when trying to connect to it from the OSX Finder.
Continue reading “Connection failed”, when conneting to Avahi advertised Samba-service from OSX Finder
I’ve been the owner of a Via Epia SN1800 motherboard for quite some time now, and ever since I got it, I’ve always wanted to be able to monitor the CPU temperature from inside the operating system.
Since I’m using Linux, this means using the “lm-sensors” program, which in my experience never seems to work “out of the box” without a lot of Google searching and configuration tweaking.
Continue reading How I Got “lm-sensors” Working on my Via Epia SN1800 Motherboard
The contents of this article is only available/relevant in Danish.
Jeg har netop skiftet fra Stofanet til Telenor Bredbånd.
Jeg har egen mail-server kørende på min Internet forbindelse. Opsætningen på Stofanet’s netværk var lige til at gå til, da de har en fin vejledning på deres hjemmeside, som beskriver hvordan man gør.
Men efter mit nylige skift til Telenor fandt jeg, til min store forbavselse, at Telenor ikke har oplysninger liggende på deres hjemmeside, som beskriver hvorledes du skal konfigurere din mail-server, så den kan sende og modtage mails på deres netværk.
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I’ve always felt frustrated when using the ‘dd’ program to clone harddisks. It does it’s job beautifully and I’ve come to use it somewhat regularly at work lately, but it’s a pain to have to sit around waiting for it to finish. You simply have no clue how long it’s going to take.
If you’ve ever used ‘dd’ before, you properly know that it produces absolutely no output at all while running. Just like the ‘mv’ and ‘cp’ programs.
To my relief, I finally found a solution to make ‘dd’ display some active output. It requires a second terminal window, though.
Continue reading Make ‘dd’ talk
There are certain things I always forget.
This is one of the things that has kept me starring at a blank UNIX terminal, a few times to many. So I decided to finally document the solution I always end up searching for.
Continue reading How to mount a Samba share in a Linux/UNIX environment