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Secure rsnapshot backups over the WAN via SSH

Since I moved all of my WAN-facing stuff (mail, web, this blog, svn etc.) to a virtual server with Linode, and just have a desktop at home, it’s no longer practical to use Bacula for backups. Linode manages daily and weekly backups through their backup service, but they ...

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HP Prolaint iLO SSH Problems

There’s a known issue with the SSH implementation in the iLO firmware for HP Proliant servers (specifically G2 and G3) and OpenSSH 5.1p1. There was a thread on the OpenSSH developers list that referenced this problem and suggested a solution, but it doesn’t seem to be a ...

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Centralized Storage via SFTP

For quite a while, I’ve been planning on centralizing a lot of my personal storage (documents, miscellaneous stuff) on one machine at home. The biggest problem that I have is that, while a VPN would be a good solution for my apartment (if I could get IPcopto do ...

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Rainy Day Link Updates

Well, today happens to be my 21st birthday. Now, not only can I vote or die for my country, but I can finally buy a drink when a president I didn’t vote for sends me off to war! All kidding aside, almost every year I can remember, it’s ...

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