Dell Openmanage DNS Records for Server Initiated Discovery (with Microsoft DNS)

OpenManage Enterprise version 3.4 allows automatic discovery of servers that have iDRAC firmware version 4.00.00.00 or later. The appliance can be configured to allow these servers to automatically locate the console by querying the DNS and initiate their discovery. The instructions (and this) give the use of the TUI or manual creation for Dell Openmanage […]

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Leaky Print Spooler Vulnerability (CVE-2021-1675)

So it appears that there is a vulnerability identified in Microsoft Windows machines running Active Directory, this is covered on the Register: https://www.theregister.com/2021/06/30/windows_print_spool_vuln_rce/ Until you patch this you can just disable the “Printer Spooler” service on your Domain Controllers and well to be honest you don’t need this running on the Domain Controller anyway. Edit: […]

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Storing Credentials for Scripts Outside of Version Control (Environment Variables Example)

So you have a Python script (for example), and you need to store some access credentials for an API it accesses (for example), now you could put the username and password in the script. There’s lots of reasons not to do this however, a key one being that if you are using a version control […]

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MicroK8s (Kubernetes) – Raspberry Pi Ubuntu Linux Basic Setup Guide – Part 4 (Image Repositories)

https://microk8s.io/docs/registry-images So images. A container is based on an image. You can pull these images in from the outside world, e.g. from a Public, Private registry, or from the built-in registry. For this copy the “hello-python” directory we created in Part 2 into one called “hello-python3”, you can delete the .tar file in there for […]

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