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Oct
14
comment How do I stop OpenVPN from using every interface?
Could you maybe provide the details? I'm in a similar boat and would like to know what you did.
May
21
comment Authenticity of host can't be established; can I add a key or something?
@DavidSchwartz: Your comment more or less answers my question, though not in the way I expected. ;) Since the point of the warning is to let you know that the host key is coming from a different IP address than it originally was, in the case where the IP has changed, you should always receive a warning. CheckHostIp turns that off, but I don't want to turn that off. That said, the solution would seem to be to add the host's IP and host key to known_hosts whenever it changes; I could probably configure this to happen automatically, but it's also probably not worth the effort. :)
Jun
8
comment How can I use SSH as an arbitrary channel through a bastion host?
The first command doesn't work; bastion won't accept an incoming SSH request on port 30000.
Jun
8
comment What's the best way to set up a backup transfer?
I know, but corruption after transit is also a concern (I have a mechanism in place for re-checking the MD5 hashes periodically, to make sure the backups haven't somehow gotten corrupted later on).
Apr
9
comment What's the best way to set up a backup transfer?
I'd considered that, but part of my backup scheme is to calculate an MD5 hash of the original file before sending it over the network, to reduce the (admittedly highly unlikely) chance of corruption in transit. So it would go: create tar on A, calculate MD5 hash on A, copy both files down to B, delete files from A.
Apr
9
comment What's the best way to set up a backup transfer?
I'd considered this exact idea, actually, although possibly by invoking the tarball command remotely when B calls A, rather than prepping it in advance. (It's a once a month kinda thing.) And yeah, scp would be the way to go. This does seem the most plausible, relatively simple solution. Thanks.
Mar
23
comment Is there a file format equivalent of Wireshark?
Yeah, I know about file ;-) You wouldn't need to pull in every library, just the one(s) needed for whatever the current format is. But point taken about the relative fungibility of file formats versus wire protocols. That's probably why the program I want doesn't exist yet. (I wasn't explicitly concerned with image formats, those were just examples.)
Mar
23
comment Is there a file format equivalent of Wireshark?
I know all about file, but what I'm looking for is something that actually lets me explore the data in the file, rather than just telling me what kind of file it is.
Jan
12
comment Expanding our home network
This is more or less what I had in mind; the only question at this point is whether the wireless router we have now (DI-524) can deal with having numerous machines off a single port. I read through the entire manual and didn't see any limitation on how many IPs it's willing to send through that port, but I can't think of any reason why it would particularly care. My wife admin'd a small business network and they had a problem where you couldn't request more than 4 IPs through a single port on a router or it would blow up, but that was ten years ago.
Jan
11
comment Macros in GNU screen?
split focus down screen (I also tried binding it to C-a e), gives an error: split: no arguments required. I've read through most of the man page again and still see no way to execute multiple commands series; there appears to be no macro or multiple-command capability.
Oct
3
comment How do I find out my Outlook mailbox size limit?
I suppose this does answer the question, although it's not really feasible for me to do it this way. I was hoping there was a menu option somewhere in Outlook that would tell me. :) Thanks anyway.