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rsyslogd auto-configuration

To have rsyslogd automatically create directories and files with whatever you send at it, just put this in your rsyslog.conf file (or a .conf file in /etc/rsyslog.d): # provide UDP syslog reception $ModLoad imudp $UDPServerRun 514 $template DynFile,”/var/log/syslogs/%fromhost-ip%-%fromhost%/%$YEAR%-%$MONTH%-%syslogfacility-text%” # log … Continue reading

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Ubuntu “reboot” on Supermicro X9SCI/X9SCA shuts down

On two recent Supermicro servers, typing reboot actually shuts down the server. Thanks to Google and this blogpost, major.io/2013/06/03/supermicro-x9scix9sca-server-does-a-shutdown-rather-than-a-reboot/ no longer have this issue. Short story: just blacklist the module named “mei” and you’re good.

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Ubnt AirVision, AirCam and me

This weekend, I finally had time to install a few network cameras from Ubiquiti in my house. The goal was to replace the previous system, which was composed of cheap USB webcams and the software motion , that has been … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 12.04 on HP Microserver N40L

Just some thoughts and things I’ve done. The hardware is the following: the Microserver itself, 2x 4GB DDR3, one 16GB USB flash drive, some 2TB SATA hard drives, Logitech S-150 USB speakers, and a GT520 HDMI+DVI graphic card. Installation on … Continue reading

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