Category Archives: Technical

Resolving Vulnerabilties

So the scanner got me a bunch of things that I need to work on. I got most of it resolved, but there were some like dhparms at 1024 bits and cleartext logins. Kind of hard to get the last … Continue reading

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Vulnerability Scanning

Spent a nice chunk of the day scanning my forward facings systems with OpenVAS on Kali Linux. I lot of the vulnerabilities are due to weak ciphers. SSH, https, imaps, pops, smtps. From old SSLv3, TLS 1, and algorithms like … Continue reading

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Recording Videos

Hoping to get a setup to record videos on maintaining a Linux box. First off I needed a Windows box to do the tasks. Then I need to test a few installs. Maybe will get a few videos soon. Weight: … Continue reading

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DVR Hard Drive Dead

Wow, the consumer grade hard drive in my DVR lasted for nearly a decade. I think this was the same hard drive since 2011 Ordered another one, hoping all it needs is a new hard drive. Weight: 299.8

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Cool Password Script

Today I got a cool password script working to change a bunch of accounts and email the passwords encrypted with GPG. #!bin/bash pushd /run PWDFILE=hostname.txt echo $PASSWORD touch $PWDFILE chmod 0600 $PWDFILE echo “New Passwords” >> $PWDFILE date >> $PWDFILE … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 0 W Kit from Amazon

I have been having a heck of a time getting these Raspberry Pi 0 W from Adafruit, so I bit the bullet and purchased a kit. I purchased two kits to finally get my bike club set up to the … Continue reading

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Fast Build Of Servers

Was able to spin up a bunch of CentOS 7 servers quickly on AWS for a tutor session tomorrow. Amazing how fast I can spin a bunch up. Just needed to keep the AMI updated. Same weight as yesterday. Weight: … Continue reading

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Getting Pi Zero W going

Starting to go through each Pi Zero and getting them set up. My processes are not 100% clean. I need to redo this process a few times and get them all set up.

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Blesentry Count

For my Blesentry project I am almost at the count level I wanted to be at for Raspberry Pis I have 5 production nodes for the checkpoint nodes and couple I need for home. I wanted 9 total for the … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2019

I just finished my goals for 2020, one thing is sad, I did not complete most of my 2019 goals. Another interesting note, if you include my lazyplayer blog, I have been blogging for a decade and this blog itself … Continue reading

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