The ‘UNIX software’ Archives
Posted September 4, 2005 by

CVS: Create a New Project

In CVS, a project is a collection of files and possibly directory trees of files. A project can represent the source code for a programming project, the set of configuration files for a specific server, or the chapter of a book. This describes how to make a new project in an existing CVS repository.

Category UNIX software

Posted September 4, 2005 by

CVS: Create a Repository

CVS (Concurrent Version System) is an essential tool for system administrators, programmers, authors, or anyone else who has to maintain a collection of text files that change over time. CVS is a version control system that keeps track of changes to sets of files. It all starts with a repository, and this is how to […]

Category UNIX software

Posted June 30, 2005 by

Restoring or Moving your Evolution Files

When you move from one machine to another or when you install a new Linux distros, this could help to restore your entire Evolution profile and data.

Category UNIX software

Posted November 29, 2004 by

Change IP Addresses Considered Local by iPlanet Messaging Server tcp_intranet

The iPlanet/SunONE Messaging Server message transfer agent (MTA) handles mail through different channels. One default channel, tcp_intranet, receives mail from the users considered local, on the local area network or Intranet. If a user does not authenticate during an SMTP session and is connecting from an IP address not considered local, the user will receive […]

Category UNIX software

Posted April 27, 2004 by

View the Details of a Certificate Signing Request with OpenSSL

Once a certificate signing request (CSR) is created, it is possible to view the detailed information used to create the request.

Category OpenSSL

Posted February 17, 2004 by

Prevent OpenOffice Calc from Capitalizing First Letter

The following instructions explain how to bypass the automatic capitalization ‘feature’ included in OpenOffice Calc.

Category OpenOffice

Posted February 9, 2004 by

Send Mail Via Telnet /Test for Open Relay

Behind the scenes, the commands sent to mail servers are simple text commands. These commands can be sent to an email server manually via Telnet. This is a quick way to test an email server to determine if it is an open relay.

Category Sendmail

Posted February 1, 2004 by

Using IPFilter to Alter nmap OS Detection Results

nmap is often used to perform OS detection on remote systems if it cannot be determined by other means. It sends tcp packets which have problems and detects how each handles the errors. By tweaking things in IPFilter, we can trick nmap into thinking it is dealing with some other OS or be less certain […]

Category IPFilter

Posted January 30, 2004 by

Rsync over SSH

The combination of rsync and ssh is a very efficient and secure method of moving and backing up data.

Category UNIX software

Posted January 30, 2004 by

SSH Public Key Usage

The following describes the creation and distribution of SSH public keys for ease of access to remote machines.

Category OpenSSH

Posted January 18, 2004 by

Expanding Aliases in Postfix

Category Postfix

Posted January 18, 2004 by

Test Your Body/Header Filter Pattern Matching

These are some useful commands found on the postfix mailing list. They are used to determine whether the body_checks and header_checks are rejecting the mail that you do not want (unsolicited commercial email or UCE) and receiving the ones that you do want.

Category Postfix