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Jack of all trades UNIX admin, with FreeBSD and Linux being my preferred operating systems.

Dec
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answered Not Letting Users Prints Certain Powerpoint Files
Dec
2
comment Using subdomains for test-site
That's cool! I always like to explicitly name everything (I don't like surprises), so this option was unknown to me. I'll have to jot this one down for future reference. I can see where it might come in handy.
Dec
2
comment Resize /var partition on a remote system (Linux Debian Lenny)
Try "umount -f" -- just make sure your current working directory isn't somewhere under /var or your shell will get killed (never hurts to have a backup login shell standing by, especially on remote machines).
Dec
2
comment install SSH2 (server?) on FreeBSD
What version of FreeBSD? What's the output of "uname -srm"? How about the version of ssh: "ssh -v"?
Dec
2
comment install SSH2 (server?) on FreeBSD
FreeBSD's SSH server uses tcp_wrappers. Make sure that /etc/hosts.allow allows ssh access from the server running the php/ssh script.
Dec
2
comment install SSH2 (server?) on FreeBSD
OpenSSH (the ssh server/client included in the base FreeBSD system) supports the SSH2 protocol (and only SSH2) by default since SSH1 has security issues. The installation of the ssh2 port shouldn't be necessary.
Dec
2
answered Using subdomains for test-site
Dec
2
comment Compressing Encrypted files
That just wouldn't work. At best, you'd get the same size as before. At worst, your resulting file would be bigger than the original encrypted file. His best bet it to compress the data before it gets encrypted in the first place.
Dec
2
awarded  Critic
Dec
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comment Securing bash scripts
I agree here, in that more info is required. Is this script to be run unattended (which is what I assume) or by a person? What are you trying to protect, the backed-up data or the ftp password? In reality, if the server gets hacked, both are in trouble. Do you have any control over the remote FTP server (can you pull from there, rather than push, as someone else suggested)? Too many unknowns at this time to give a decent answer.
Nov
25
revised Download over remote root server directly to home system
clarity
Nov
25
answered Download over remote root server directly to home system
Nov
24
revised Learn as much as possible about the setup behind a website
speling
Nov
24
comment Learn as much as possible about the setup behind a website
While the Chopper3's response is a bit terse, it's mostly accurate. There's always some intel you can gather on a site's architecture. A clever admin, however, will leak as little info as possible. I think the down-vote was unwarranted.
Nov
24
revised Learn as much as possible about the setup behind a website
clarity
Nov
24
answered Learn as much as possible about the setup behind a website
Nov
24
answered setting up repositories for users, what does this entail?
Nov
24
answered linux ftp entire directory recursively
Aug
11
comment Any decent open source link/directory managers out there?
I'll certainly keep it in mind, but installing Wordpress for such a relatively simple application seems a bit overkill.
Aug
10
asked Any decent open source link/directory managers out there?