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This is the type of voice we need on the mod-staff.
Nov
19
comment Practical ulimits
@AaronCopley I didn't post this, but earlier in the strace log it does just that and pulls down root's NOFILE limit, which is a much more standard {rlim_cur=1024, rlim_max=4*1024}). This isn't going to be a quick thing to find! If this app needs over a million handles, we have problems anyway.
Nov
19
comment Practical ulimits
@AaronCopley I've done some testing, and got an audit-log out of it. Looks like a pam session-start is somehow failing.
Nov
19
comment Practical ulimits
@AaronCopley We have a STIG-like hardened environment. Pam/audit problems are entirely possible. Will try hand-edits tomorrow.
Nov
18
comment Practical ulimits
@AaronCopley I had to back out the change so I don't have a live example at the moment, but the fact as it existed in limits.conf was 85% of the number in file-max. I DO know that the only nofile lines in there are set by puppet, and the user-specific one is the only one getting input.
Nov
17
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Back when I was UTC-8, going much past midnight gets into Europe-time very easily.
Nov
13
comment Tcpdump advanced filters
@extrem Unfortunately, I don't know. All of my work is between known endpoints, I haven't had to get familiar with the more sophisticated network monitors.
Oct
31
comment What a pros and cons of FTP vs SSH for file transfers?
@Pacerier Look at the date of the answer. Was this true in 2010?
Oct
14
comment OpenVPN: TLS Error: TLS key negotiation failed to occur within 60 seconds
Answers that read, "me too, any updetes?" aren't actually answers, they're further questions. Please use the Ask Question to post that kind of thing. You did come to an actual answer though, so please rewrite this to highlight what you did to solve the problem.
Oct
13
comment How do I pipe the output of the journalctl to cURL?
That's my fear as well. CUrl may not start transmission until it has the whole datagram.
Oct
13
comment How do I pipe the output of the journalctl to cURL?
Probably because people consider this method a bad idea, and aren't telling you what a good one is.
Oct
8
comment Http 1.1 protocol detected
@MichaelHampton And yet, it shows up in the list of vulnerabilities. No idea why.
Oct
8
comment ffmpeg mp4 and webm files save to standard folder but only webm to mounted folder
If you post how you solved it, that would be useful.
Sep
10
comment Windows 7 user profile migration between domains + exchange
Link-rot happens, so please include at least a summary of the procedure outlined in linked content.
Sep
9
comment Setup SaaS test environment with EC2 and Nginx
@Littlebob You could totally do that. The scaling group is just to validate your code works in your production environment.
Aug
15
comment Can a Sun rack be converted to a normal rack?
@ChrisS Looks like they have an old SUN-systems rack that doesn't appear to have EIA-310 standard rack-holes.
Jul
20
comment MongoDB - DB/collection fragmentation level
@Nitz By seeing what your data looks like a day after compaction. That will give you your low-water mark.
Jul
2
comment How to remotely see what users are logged into Windows 7 or Vista
This is more about answering how to log in than figuring out who is logged in.
Jun
26
comment Deploying Ossec HIDS Windows Agent via GPO
The exact problem is: "I need to create an MSI that can be deployed by GPO from a bare EXE. How can I do this?"
Jun
2
comment SSH: how to display a given windows registry settings?
Are you using cygwin on WindowsXP or something else?