Let's Encrypt Beta: My Experience

After recently being accepted into the Let's Encrypt beta (this post was originally written when it was not in public beta) I've finally managed to set it up. The email they send you »

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Opening files over SSH in vim

vim is awesome for editing files locally but copying your .vimrc to every system you want to edit files on and keeping it in sync can be a real PITA. You could use »

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Pipe NSCA logs to a separate file

Nagios Service Check Acceptor (NSCA) is a tool that allows you to send passive service and host checks from remote systems into a central Nagios instance. You can find the plugin here and »

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Nagios NRPE Server Ansible Role

Overview NRPE¬†allows you to remotely execute Nagios plugins on other Linux/Unix machines. This allows you to monitor remote machine metrics (disk usage, CPU load, etc.). Deploying NRPE is easy through your »

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Only allow SSH keys from certain IP's

SSH keys are a great and easy way to quickly secure your server and remove the use of password authentication. It allows you to add another set of security when logging in via »

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