I spend so much time on TLS I wrote a post discussing my favourite tools.
check_mailq_filter – an Icinga / Nagios postfix mail queue monitor with a filter (include or exclude mails matching a pattern). So to exclude facebook mails from your monitor you may run: check_mailq_filter.py -x ‘.*facebookmail.*’
Getting errors like “/root/.virtualenvs/utils35/lib/python3.5/site-packages/pymysql/cursors.py:170: Warning: (1300, “Invalid utf8 character string: ‘9C1DCE’”) result = self._query(query)” when you run an ansible playbook with the ARA plugin? Change the mysql python lib to cymysql ie in $ANSIBLE_CONFIG [ara] database = mysql+cymysql://ara:dbpass@localhost/ara Seems like pymysql has issues with utf-8 & python v3
Why is this 8 year old bug still not fixed? It even has Tim Berners-Lee chiming in on the comments!
With a complex multi-tier stack with HTTP requests getting proxied it can be difficult to track a request as it goes around the system. One thing you can do is enable mod_unique_id in apache – this creates a distinct environment variable UNIQUE_ID in the web server context for each incoming request. Simply loading the module …
Cronic is a shell script to help control the most annoying feature of cron: unwanted emailed output, or “cram” (cron spam).
Repairing journald logs on Centos / RHEL 7
pam_ssh_agent_auth lets you use your ssh keys inside ssh-agent, that you forward in your ssh client connections to subsequently give you passwordless sudo via a destination side list of trusted public keys. This can be used with ansible which often needs root permissions, details below: There is a good (ubuntu specific) guide to setting pam_ssh_agent_auth up …
Great article on HTTP header compression from mnot