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Posted By vancouver_joe
motd for different users
Hi,

I was hoping to get some help on this question:

I have different groups of users logging into our servers and I would like to set it up so that when they login they could get an update from...
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Posted By vancouver_joe
Force Password Change...RedHat 7.1
Hello,

I just finished adding a bunch of new users to the linux servers I administer. I add users either via command line or via linuxconf, but I can't seem to find out how to force users to...
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Posted By vancouver_joe
how to print screen in linux
Hi All,

Perhaps a dumb question, but how do you do a "print screen" within the X-Window in linux. I'm running KDE, is there a utility I can use in that package that I'm not aware of. Or, is...
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Posted By vancouver_joe
Thanks. That did the trick. VJ
Thanks. That did the trick.

VJ
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Posted By vancouver_joe
rm -f \-\you-idiot
Hi,

one of my co-workers went into my home directory and made the following entry:

-You-idiot

So, now I've been trying to delete it and I can't seem to do it. I've tried to do the...
5,055
Posted By vancouver_joe
figured it out. Checked out a couple of sites...
figured it out. Checked out a couple of sites and the following adjustment now allows my script to work:

ftp -vin ipaddress <<!
user username password ...
5,055
Posted By vancouver_joe
problem with ftp script...please help
Hi,

I'm writing an ftp script that is trying to connect to a remote NT box. Here is my script:

ftp -i ipaddress
user username password
ascii
cd db_Backup
lcd /home/dB_backups
put...
18,414
Posted By vancouver_joe
Hmm,...maybe I'm missing something here, but if...
Hmm,...maybe I'm missing something here, but if you don't want your users to edit that file, why not just change ownership of the file to root, allow read and execute access only.

Just an idea.
...
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Posted By vancouver_joe
I guess my first step would be to run a port scan...
I guess my first step would be to run a port scan on the server.

Second, I would check all my non-user id's, i.e.: htdig, mysql, nfs, etc..., and make sure they don't have a shell script applied...
6,858
Posted By vancouver_joe
Thanks for the reply. You can have a...
Thanks for the reply.

You can have a multitude of httpd running on your server, all owned by different users. Each user is "root" within their own directory. They can basically run whatever they...
6,858
Posted By vancouver_joe
Migrating all users from one linux server to another...
Hello,

I've been tasked with migrating users from one linux server to another new linux server. This is how I was thinking of doing it:

1.) Open up an NFS connection between the two servers,...
3,648
Posted By vancouver_joe
Imaging...systemimager.org
After I do my fresh installs I take a snapshot of them using systemimager . It works like a charm. No dd required.

Your system must support rsync for this option to work,...and if you're live on...
5,617
Posted By vancouver_joe
Convert filesystem from reiserfs to ext2
Hi,

My current linux server's filesystems is reiserfs. Unfortunately I need to enable quota for my users and as far as I know quota won't run on reiserfs.

So, can I convert the filesystem...
4,873
Posted By vancouver_joe
Limit login time...
How do I limit the amount of idle time an account gets on solaris?

Thanks.

VJ
Forum: Cybersecurity 08-29-2001
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Posted By vancouver_joe
thanks for the info.
I'm glad to get that information.

Regards,

VJ
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Posted By vancouver_joe
Backup To Windows Box
Hi,

We have one server (RedHat 7.1) in our department that has websrvr and dB. We do not have a b/u device for this server.

I have been tasked with backing up one of our databases to a shared...
Forum: Cybersecurity 08-28-2001
29,010
Posted By vancouver_joe
How do I restrict leve 1?
I've had a problem in the past of a user coming into the office, rebooting the server and booting in single user mode and then changing the passwd.

How do I restrict booting into single user...
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Posted By vancouver_joe
Thanks. Actually one of my user's UID was messed...
Thanks. Actually one of my user's UID was messed up. I deleted the user and then added her. Everything works fine now.

VJ
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Posted By vancouver_joe
No,...even if users download tarballs from the...
No,...even if users download tarballs from the internet, ... when they gunzip and tar the file, this one user's owner:group is applied to the file.

Really weird.

VJ
Forum: Cybersecurity 08-28-2001
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Posted By vancouver_joe
VPN client for linux?...
I'm looking for an open source VPN client that I can set up on RedHat 7.1.

Any suggestion?

Thanks in advance.

VJ

:)
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Posted By vancouver_joe
gnu tar applying user:group to untar
When I, or any other user, tar -xzvf file.tar.gz the resulting uncompressed directory/file has the owner:group of a user on my system, but not that of the user who untared it.

How can this be? ...
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Posted By vancouver_joe
clone harddisk
Have you tried taking an image of it and then loading the image to other identical boxes?

I use "SystemImager" to do this and it works fine. Give it a try.

vj

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