General thoughts about patching
The reality of IT operations is that you have to invest time to keep your system current by patching . But when, how much and what's the external trigger?
Sometimes you want to bind processes to certain processors. This blog entry explain how you can bind processes to multiple processors.
CVE data in Solaris 11 packages
CVE is a method to reference to publicly known vulnerabilities. This blog entry shows how you can check if a patch is available for a CVE and how to check if it's already installed
Again and again
In Solaris 11.3 SMF was extended by concept of scheduled and periodic services to enable services running scripts on a regular schedule. This blog shows you how to use them.
Only one time
It's always something good to have more than one factor for authentication. How to combine your normal password with a one-time password generated by your mobile for ssh access.
Network in the Shell - revisited
/dev/tcp when you need to jump out of a network via ssh
Network in the Shell
Shells have capabilities not widely known. Doing networking with bash shell commands is one of them.
Hate and responsibility
The Black Mirror episode "Hated in the Nation" is a must-watch. Here is why i'm thinking that way.
A new start
c0t0d0s0.org is dead. A new start at a new place.
tar -x and NFS - or: The devil in the details
The reason why a tar -x is a pathological load once it hits NFS.
Slapped by metaslabs
Why the first thought to get rid of a mistakenly added small LUN was totally wrong.
vHBA and LUN 0
vHBAs in Oracle VM for SPARC want a LUN 0. An explanation why this is necessary.
Since Solaris 11.2 there is a new parameter to limit the ARC. Things to consider when using the right value for it.
NVMe drives are PCI cards for all practical purposes. Handle them like that.
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