I needed to update a couple of debian and ubuntu servers in an protected lan.
Always handy to update using a socks proxy with tsocks. A problem arose with name resolution. Resolving DNS servers wasn’t possible. I think because DNS uses also udp which can not be proxied using tsocks.
When connecting through ssh locally I often mention a delay after username is entered and before the system is prompting for a password.
An easy way to prevent this delay is to edit:
and add this line
Restart the ssh daemon after this:
After installing nagios3 on Ubuntu 10.04 I needed a couple of configchanges.
After reading this, I would suggest the following:
Download a msi installer for nsclient from here. In that way you don’t have to install the service manually.
Check windows machines with: /usr/lib/nagios-plugins/nt.cfg
– Remove the ‘ characters
– specify port: 12489
– Expand commandline with: $ARG2, $ARG3 $ARG4
– Change ‘windows-server’ to ‘generic-host’
After installing an Asus PC-DL motherboard I discovered that sensors-detect from the lm-sensors package, did not work right.
Sensors-detect reported a w83627hf chip.
Modprobing this module wasn’t possible. The system responded that the module was in use. It wasn’t according lsmod.