Just finished first draft for the tool I needed for a longer time: https://github.com/droopy4096/pflog_stats PF does great job collecting data, it’s a shame harvesting it is always a hussle. Not anymore. Output is all Json for easy downstream consumption.
After a while of having “one the edge” releases of CyanogenMod on both my and my wife’s phones our phones started… acting up. So common suggestion was to bum baseband release as it is most likely not providing functions required by newer OS. So I set out to do so with some stumbling along the
Playing with Fedora on AWS I ended up needing HVM image yet all available images were Paravirt so I needed to “create” HVM image. Thanks to helpful advise from ServerFault it turned out to be relatively simple (however I can’t say it was straightforward) using web console: using PV image create EBS-backed instance instanceA adjust
Building ansible playbooks for freebsd setup I came to a roadblock – pkgng demands to be bootstrapped interactively. However looking at it’s source code I’ve found the backdoor: ASSUME_ALWAYS_YES=yes pkg bootstrap -f and I’ve got things rolling. Overall “ASSUME_ALWAYS_YES” seems to go further then some “-y” switches.
While setting up my FreeBSD box – I oopsed a bit and pointed make build world to wrong directory. While trying to clean up I did: # rm -rf /mnt/foo.oops and all I got is a bunch of Operation not permitted for certain files. I did some digging and found that # chflags -R noschg
I have decided to try out UniFi AP for my home WiFi setup and either because of my “consumer-grade” switch etc. or some other reason I just couldn’t get it recognized on my “Controller” … so I had to look. Winning combination was: write down MAC of UniFi AP on my DHCP server track down
I’m playing a lot with Ansible those days and one of the topics that does come up all the time is how do I set certain values in config files that are not plain-text or .ini style? Special mention goes to Apache configs that are neither plain-text nor XML (ugh) and tomcat (well at least