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by micklang
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: General Maintenance
Topic: /tmp.inst filling up?
Replies: 0
Views: 1123

/tmp.inst filling up?

Oh gawd, we are getting the 'John Wayne' on our /tmp.inst directory. We are filling up with the following kinds of files: 20 .pdf's 20 .png's 20 EBERemoteSync's 20 xmit_ret[userid] 20 .ppt's 20 virus_scan_results 20 krb5cc's Eventually, these are going to fill that partition up! Why stick that crap ...
by micklang
Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: PKI and Certs
Topic: Script to check expiration of PKI certs
Replies: 0
Views: 803

Script to check expiration of PKI certs

Drop this script into /opt/j**x/site-scripts and make executable. This handy script will check the expiration date of a user's pki cert. #!/usr/bin/env python # This script checks the expiration date of a user's pki cert. # It's best to run this in the staging directory of where you first import use...
by micklang
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Digital Maps, WMS, etc.
Topic: WMS Helper Pop-up
Replies: 0
Views: 797

WMS Helper Pop-up

This neat trick creates a popup for you to cut & paste links to use in QGIS or other GeoINT applications when you want to select a WMS layer: #!/bin/sh ###################### # wms-helper.sh ###################### zenity --info --text"http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserver?map=/var/opt/j**x/mapserver/qg...
by micklang
Thu May 25, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Scripts of all kinds
Topic: Jets results - new tab or new window double-space fix!
Replies: 0
Views: 812

Jets results - new tab or new window double-space fix!

Have you even right-clicked on a message url in 'new tab' or 'new window' and get presented with an ugly, double-spaced format? I think it's that way by default. It's even uglier (and wasteful) when you print them out. Here's how to fix that so that it displays/prints in single space: cd /opt/j**x/c...
by micklang
Thu May 25, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Hardware related
Topic: DL-580 + RAID dementia
Replies: 0
Views: 809

DL-580 + RAID dementia

So in case someone doesn't know, it seems that our associated hardware will over time, forget where its boot devices are. This has happened out here and in the far east. When you 'warm boot' your server it can come back with 'can't find boot device' or even "C:/ not found." The cure, is to around ev...
by micklang
Thu May 25, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Rumint
Topic: Security + Really?
Replies: 1
Views: 884

Re: Security + Really?

So a reply by a man known as 'CHENG', stated that this is a "long standing requirement for any DoD contractor who has privileged access to information systems, to be Cyber Security Work Force (CSWF) certified." So, for overseas folks, maybe? For those dealing with US networks, absolutely. Sorry for ...
by micklang
Wed May 24, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Rumint
Topic: Security + Really?
Replies: 1
Views: 884

Security + Really?

One of our San Diego friends (I'll refer to him as Aloe Vera) asked if we had to take the Security + certification. Huh? I sure as hell hope not! Has anyone else heard anything about this?
by micklang
Tue May 23, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Scripts of all kinds
Topic: Create Web passwords without complexity
Replies: 0
Views: 563

Create Web passwords without complexity

Well, we're already authenticated, so why have a complex password just to web browse? The below script will allow you to create simple (short) passwords to make it easier for you or your users to authenticate via web browser. **Note: this should not be used for external accounts that web browse in. ...
by micklang
Mon May 22, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Scripts of all kinds
Topic: Custom wallpaper by user name
Replies: 0
Views: 550

Custom wallpaper by user name

Have you ever wanted custom wallpaper based on userid? Well, now you can! The config file is: /opt/jcdx/sbin/j**x-wallpaper As this is a python file, you'll want to point out how to identify a human. Place this entry near the top, just below the function called getsite(): human = os.getlogin() # Use...