Posts Tagged ‘geek’

I’ve been wanting to write about this for a bit. I usually VPN (to the gateway at home) for surfing when roaming. This also gives me access to my shellbox and with my ssh key. You can usually connect to port 443 (https) on most networks, even those that force you to use a socks […]

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 16:00 | 2 comments

I’ve been on the lookout for a bash replacement for a while. After seeing a small discussion about ksh and the closed and open implementation in #illumos, my interest got reinvigorated. After playing with both csh, ksh and zsh for a while, zsh clearly won. I won’t bore you with the details of how this […]

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 05:05 | Comments Off on Z shell

Here is a short tutorial on how to setup a multi stage authentication with an Apache HTTPd 2.4 server. The first stage will do a 2-way SSL encryption, so both server and client will need to present a certificate. The second stage will be password authentication, the username has to match the username in the […]

Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 21:28 | Comments Off on multi stage authentication using Apache HTTPd 2.4

Some of you may have noticed, but most probably haven’t. All my important public facing services are now IPv6 ready! DNS (caveat only my primary ns server is IPv6 ready – including glue) HTTP(s) (This website and webmail are available over IPv6) SSH SSL VPN IMAP SMTP (This was my main motivation to move to […]

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 04:34 | Comments Off on IPv6, Are you ready?
Categories: Networking, Technology

I recently came upon a IETF draft that was published a few weeks ago. 451 Unavailable For Legal Reasons This status code indicates that the server is subject to legal restrictions which prevent it servicing the request. Since such restrictions typically apply to all operators in a legal jurisdiction, the server in question may or […]

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 19:07 | Comments Off on 451 Unavailable For Legal Reasons
Categories: Networking, Technology
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