Archives : December-2020

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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#!/bin/bash # Expects: # If no *.last exists, make one. # if one does, diff it and report # Set this manually. Everything else will branch off this. BASEDIR=”/data/backups/ddl/” DBUSER=”svc_dba_adhoc” DBPASS=”ADXEZKZLbgdvcB24nvPu” TZ=”America/Los_Angeles” EMAILTO=”richard.byrd@example.com,mark.butler@example.com,rlbyrd@rlbyrd.com” if [ “$2” == “” ] then echo ” ” echo “USAGE: ddldiff ” echo ” ” fi HOST=${1} SCHEMA=${2} TMPFILE=”/tmp/${HOST}-${SCHEMA}.tmp” /bin/rm ..

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1. Determine what existing range files exist: # cd /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ # ls ifcfg-eth1-range* You will see at least one file, possibly several. Find the highest number following the “range” and add one to it. This will be the new range number. For example, if you see ifcfg-eth1-range0 and ifcfg-eth1-range1, your new range number will be ..

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These are online, self-guided ways for developers wishing to gain more RDBMS understanding (or have a refresher course) in the two most ubiquitous platforms — MySQL and PostgreSQL.  I add and remove from this list from time to time as material becomes outdated or better bits are found. Disclaimer:  I didn’t have a hand in ..

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