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SUSE Enterprise Storage 2 – CephCalamari hands on

2. November 2016

Ceph is on everyone’s lips and, at the latest since Red Hat has acquired Inktank, the software defined storage solution…

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Yubikey configuration

14. October 2016

Yubikeys (manufactured by Yubico) are inexpensive hardware tokens for multi-factor authentication. In addition to Yubikeys, Yubico also manufactures YubiHSM, which…

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Jazoon TechDays 2016

10. October 2016

Early last Friday morning, three scouts from the Adfinis SyGroup AG made their way to the Gurten – the famous…

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Release and Patch Management with SUSE Manager 3

25. August 2016

The SUSE Manager 3 beta programme was started at the end of December 2015. We would like to take this…

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MySQL/MariaDB HA: Galera Cluster vs. DRBD replication

20. August 2016

Trademark notice DRBD® and LINBIT® are trademarks or registered trademarks of LINBIT in Austria, the United States, and other countries.…

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Multi-Factor Authentication

17. July 2016

In this day and age, hacker attacks are an all too common occurrence. This is why it is more important…

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Finja – Your friendly finding ninja

5. June 2016

Imagine you get a login for Unix-Box running on some esoteric hardware. On that box you find a 10 mloc…

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UCS Ansible modules

24. March 2016

A Univention Corporate Server (UCS) is not particularly suited for configuration by Ansible, since many tasks have to be done…

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systemd: start and stop dependencies

18. February 2016

The problem A web application which requires a Samba-Share (cifs) via openvpn (IPv6) runs on a Debian server (jessie, systemd…

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GnuPG and SmartCards

18. January 2016

To ensure that GnuPG (Manpage) or PKCS#11 keys can no longer be stolen by a virus or similar, they can…

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