Handy way to use su in Mac Terminal

    I don’t recall where I  came across this information but passing it along should others need it or for myself to refer back to. I had tried in the past to us the Linux su command to login as a super user but it never worked. I think there are barriers built into…

SSL CSR Generation on Linux Apache

Using the GoDaddy instructions on generating CSR. One thing unclear in their instructions was where these would be after running. I appended a path to where my current Keys and CSR resided. [/etc/apache2/…] Answered the questions when prompted. Moved the CSR file to my workstation desktop. Opened the file in Notepad. Copied and pasted it…

SSL for Linux Apache2

Never having done a an SSL update for a Linux based Apache web server I approached this with some trepidation. It’s quite different from an IIS 6 update of which I’ve done many. Complicating matters, Linux setups can vary from flavor to flavor. I was blessed with what seems to be a version that has…

Find Linux Distribution Command

At command prompt type: lsb_release -a I can verify this works with CentOS. Here is the example output. LSB Version: :base-4.0-amd64:base-4.0-noarch:core-4.0-amd64:core-4.0-noarch:g raphics-4.0-amd64:graphics-4.0-noarch:printing-4.0-amd64:printing-4.0-noarch Distributor ID: CentOS Description: CentOS release 6.4 (Final) Release: 6.4 Codename: Final This does not work for all version of Linux. I also have a Gentoo server. I used the following to get…

Screen Captures In Terminal Services

I spend a lot of time in Terminal Services working on any number of computers. Frequently I’m two levels deep in it. That is I’m remoting into a machine and then remoting into another one from that. One of the annoyance with our current system vendor is that they know so little about their system…