Avoiding Cisco’s extremely annoying VPN client on Linux.

19 Apr

This is how to set up vpnc using NetworkManager to replace the messy Cisco VPN client to connect to the University of Basel: Gateway: vpn.mobile.unibas.ch User name: your full email address Group name: UniBasel-Intern Group password: B82FD7FF53F21B38104EE3BD0A4474BB6A907524EE8D2D6848512BDD966911506C572EC571C246C960094BC42BE80ED9695A7BB121E96166 Advanced Options: leave … Read More »

Installing Git on Citrix XenServer 6.5

17 Mar

As XenServer 6.5 is based on CentOS 5, we can use the corresponding EPEL repositories to install Git as follow: yum repolist wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-5.noarch.rpm rpm -Uvh epel-release-latest-5.noarch.rpm this will install git, perl-Error, perl-Git and perl-TermReadKey yum install git now disable … Read More »

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 $LOGF