Testing logcheck rules…

17 Mar
I keep on forgetting how to do this, so that’s simply a short reminder. Running this command will show the MATCHING lines for the rules in the given rule-file: RULES="ntp-local" LOGF="/tmp/syslog_logcheck_testfile" sudo -u logcheck logcheck-test --rule-file $RULES --log-file...
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VirtualBox as a service on windows

16 Feb
http://vboxvmservice.sourceforge.net/ DON’T run the service using the Administrator account! Steps required to run it as a “regular” user: Start “secpol.msc” as Administrator Select the “Local Policies” folder Select the “User Rights Assignment” folder Double click “Log on as a service”...
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migrate from SVN to GIT

3 May
a short cheat sheet of commands I used several times to migrate SVN-repositories to GIT… preparation sudo aptitude install subversion git-svn svn co https://my.server.private/repos/my_repo cd my_repo svn log -q | grep -v '^--*$' | cut -d '|' -f 2 |...
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