Category : Configuration and Setup


A sample service check, annotated:    host_name                       dbsrp2076                  <– name of server     service_description             SSH                        <– service being monitored     servicegroups                   PROD-ssh                   <– service groups     is_volatile                     0                          <– Does this service spontaneously start and stop (always 0 for “no”)     check_period                    24×7                       <– during what hours is this service checked?     max_check_attempts              10                         <– ..

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Nikto is a very popular and easy to use webserver assessment tool to find potential problems and vulnerabilities very quickly. This tutorial shows you how to scan webservers for vulnerabilities using Nikto in Kali Linux. Nikto comes standard as a tool with Kali Linux and should be your first choice when pen testing webservers and web applications. ..

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To view the existing routes, C:\> route print To add a static route, Syntax: C:\> route add <target> mask <netmask> <gateway IP> metric <metric cost> if <interface> Example: C:\> route add 10.10.10.0 mask 255.255.255.0 192.168.1.1 metric 1 Note: If there is more than one Network Interface and if the interface is not mentioned, the interface ..

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Using the AWS console. Login to the AWS Management Console. Navigate to Redshift dashboard at https://console.aws.amazon.com/redshift/. In the left navigation panel, under Redshift Dashboard, click Clusters. Click Launch Cluster button from the dashboard top menu to start the cluster setup process. On the Cluster Details configuration page, enter a unique name for your new cluster ..

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If you, or your clients, are unable to login to your/their email accounts and the system shows this error message: Plaintext authentication disallowed on non-secure (SSL/TLS) connections If you do not want to use SSL/TLS connection to get your email, and to disable SSL/TLS secure connection, do the following: 1. Edit dovecot configuration file: /etc/dovecot.conf ..

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Below is a fairly comprehensive list of most widely used performance testing tools for measuring web application performance and load stress capacity, current as of this post date (2012-09-19). These load testing tools will ensure your application performance in peak traffic and extreme stress conditions. The list includes open source as well as licensed performance ..

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CONVERT ALL THE THINGS. Well, almost all the things. #!/bin/bash for database in aaaaa bbbbb ccccc ddddd eeee do thesetables=`mysql -N -B -e “SELECT CONCAT(TABLE_SCHEMA,’.’,TABLE_NAME) \ FROM information_schema.TABLES where TABLE_SCHEMA = \”$database\”” \ AND TABLE_SCHEMA NOT IN (‘mysql’,’information_schema’,’performance_schema’)` alltables=`echo $alltables $thesetables` # change the schema itself mysql -e “ALTER DATABASE $database CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE ..

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(2012-05-12 update:  Please replace all mentions of “utf8” with “utf8mb4” to get a full utf8 character set.  utf8_general_ci is just a half-assed implementation of utf8. Similarly, replace all representations of utf8_xxxxxx_xx collations with their utf8mb4 variant.  In for a penny, in for a pound.  NO ONE wants to do two utf8 migrations, ever. The methodology ..

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