Mar 232010
 

As you may be aware, ‘AT’ allows you to run a command or script at a particular time (say at midnight) and ‘CRONTAB’ allows you to run commands and scripts at scheduled times and at regular intervals. If you have SuSE or an openSUSE system in a multi-user environment then it is important to control access to the crontab and at utility to ensure system availability and security. This is one of the many steps in the system hardening procedures.

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Aug 102009
 

I’ve compiled here a list of 1-click installs for various Nagios plugins and adddons. These are quite useful and some especially server monitoring applications like OpenQRM and sensors.

If you find anything that can be added to the list then please post a comment and I’ll add it to the list.

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Aug 102009
 

Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes. Nagios is a powerful tool that provides you with instant awareness of your organization’s mission-critical IT infrastructure. Nagios allows you to detect and repair problems and mitigate future issues before they affect end-users and customers.

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Jul 272009
 

openSUSE 11.2 Milestone 4 is out for download and testing today. With significant changes from Milestone 3, this is not still production or stable usage standrad but testers and openSUSE enthusiasts should be able to have a go at this new kid on the block.

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