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I'm a professional sysadmin in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina. I've been doing sysadmin work since 1996, I've worked for a smattering of companies including Red Hat, two academic institutions, a regional bank, and now a rail transportation and logistics company.


Jan
10
answered How does cron handle remainders in “every so often” jobs
Jan
9
comment narrowing why server post from perl web app fails on ec2
According to this error message it does, yes.
Jan
9
comment narrowing why server post from perl web app fails on ec2
The message isn't about the bin directory, it's about the MyApp/ directory - see the ".." after the "bin/". Is that directory writable / executable?
Jan
8
reviewed No Action Needed Squid won’t store my image
Jan
8
comment cacti : Terminology about ups, room temperature etc
The power supply is part of the server's "environment" to me. Alternately, of the hosting "environment". Like I said, though, it's highly subjective and arguments can be made for or against this term quite easily. Heck, I could just as easily argue against it, for all that I favor it.
Jan
8
answered cacti : Terminology about ups, room temperature etc
Jan
7
comment How to export emails out of sendmail
I'm not sure how webmin accesses the mailbox for the download - if it does a simple FTP or SCP, then it should work. If it tries to use the POP3/IMAP protocols, you'll have the same problem with it as you do with Thunderbird. It won't prevent mails from being delivered, but it may not remove old mails after it's completed the download.
Jan
7
answered How to export emails out of sendmail
Dec
28
comment How to route external TCP port 80 into loopback (127.0.0.1) port 8080?
It's been long enough since I did SNAT/DNAT stuff that I'm useless as to what the rule should look like.
Dec
28
answered How to route external TCP port 80 into loopback (127.0.0.1) port 8080?
Dec
28
answered What's blocking my program from sending email?
Dec
28
answered How to tar folders with specific letter
Dec
27
comment Can't connect to Postgres in production
The "address" column is for the originating address, not the local IP.
Dec
27
awarded  Custodian
Dec
27
reviewed No Action Needed Nginx check for HttpGzipModule
Dec
27
comment apache file permissions using mod_python
The directory above still needs to be traversible by the apache user/group. That usually translates to ensuring you have all directories above the target (in this case the Logs/ directory) executable by other. SELinux, if in enforcing mode and the Logs directory not properly labeled as a web content directory, will prevent apache from reading that directory regardless of the file permissions.
Dec
27
answered apache file permissions using mod_python
Dec
26
answered using strings (the command) to only find english words
Dec
26
revised X86 Solaris boot failure
< / > to avoid masking information that isn't an HTML tag
Dec
26
comment X86 Solaris boot failure
We are involved in making recovery of this system easier now. This is in the DR environment, so in a DR, this system wouldn't be recovered, it would be used to recover another system. Right now, we're just trying to get the OS to boot.