Admin Admin Podcast #023 Show Notes – “top” of the Morning

Al’s tablet – Linx8
Andy’s intervention
Link to PCI Card and the link to computer shop where andy purchased
Job 1

After schematic


Job1 before
job 1 after
Job 2
job 2 before
job 2 after

  – Link to PCI Card and the link to computer shop where Andy purchased the card
  – 3com 3c905c NIC
  – Maldet for malware detection on Linux machines – geared towards web servers, Plesk/cPanel etc.
  – mailwrapper – write mails sent by PHP scripts to a log – Plesk-specific, but may work on other platforms
  – s3cmd for copying/moving/syncing operations from a Linux machine to Amazon S3.
    – To get the the ‘s3cmd –configure’ to work, you have to put in a policy document (basically to allow the list operation.
  – Because of Amazon’s pricing structure, it’s more cost-effective to backup to S3, then archive that to Glacier after a while. See this howto

  – UNIX sockets – as usual, Wikipedia has a more concise, insightful explanation than Jerry!
  – Log files are your friend! – /var/log/*.log
Misc, and recommendations:
  – Mr Robot