If you are working on a project and need SFTP capabilities but don’t want users to see each other’s files create a SFTP Jailed server. Assumptions for the code below is that you are running Red Hat, CentOS, or Fedora and already have the OS running. NOTE: In this first script block it will restart …

In a recent turn of events I’ve been asked to setup a proof of concept (POC) UNIX desktop environment for a work location. Below I will work through some of the process. First I chose to start with Fedora KDE Spin available at https://spins.fedoraproject.org/kde/ as the users will be coming from a Windows world KDE …

When nothing else seemed to work this helped me to get rid of all the duplicates from failed yum updates. After trying the above I still had some duplicates on a different server but the ‘Remove Duplicates’ script below seemed to work fine for me. NOTE: I was looking at having to rebuild one of …

Need help with what a strong password is? Strong password recommendations are as follows: Must contain 14 or more characters Must contain upper and lower case letters Must contain a number or special character (e.g. !@#$%^) Must NOT be the same as your previous 12 passwords Must NOT be similar to your username Must NOT …

If you simply want uptime formatted this small script will help. Uptime by itself will display similar to: 20:25:48 up 3 days, 8:14, 1 user, load average: 2.07, 2.17, 2.35 Formatted using the code above will display similar to: 3 days, 8 hours, 15 minutes.

NMAP is a tool for scanning your network for machines that are up or down along with pulling some helpful information from the machines that are up. Similar to Remotely Find Raspberry Pi IP but this is a bit more in-depth First install nmap if needed Now you need to know your IP range to …

I work with digicert® to get certificates. The way we get certificates sometimes requires me to convert the certificates, below is the process I use to get the formats for what I may need. This script assumes you have a directory with only the .csr file and the .zip file from digicert® and then run …