Installing the Cryptostick in Ubuntu 11.04

nitrokey
July 5th, 2011

As you probably know by now: We have our SSH and PGP-keys on a CryptoStick. But getting it to work used to be somewhat harder than it is now. So without further ado: The (almost) foolproof way to get SSH and PGP working with the CryptoStick in Ubuntu.

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Proxying and multiplexing noVNC using wsproxy

code
June 29th, 2011

noVNC allows you to connect to a VNC server, using only a web browser with WebSockets. Unfortunately, WebSockets does not allow you to create arbitrary raw TCP connections. This is why we have written a rather compact noVNC proxy called wsproxy, which can connect to VNC servers within a whitelisted range of ports.

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Facter facts for PCI devices

code
June 17th, 2011

We are in the process of building the configuration for our monitoring system from exported resources (more on that in the future). To accomplish one of the checks we needed a way to identify the brand of RAID controller in our physical servers. The best way to do this is facter. We’ve written some custom […]

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Proxying Neighbor Discovery messages: ndproxy

code
June 10th, 2011

On our systems at Hetzner we only have a single /64 IPv6 range, which we use to assign addresses to virtual systems, running in Xen and KVM. Because we don’t directly bridge the virtual machines to the external interface, we have written a script that synchronizes Neighbor Discovery entries to the external interface.

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World IPv6 Day

World_IPV6_day
June 8th, 2011

Today (June 8th) is World IPv6 Day, a day where some of the biggest network and website operators (Google, Bing, Facebook) turn on IPv6 for a full day to test drive a dual stack setup.

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Another job opening

we are hiring
June 7th, 2011

There’s another job opening at Kumina!

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Automatically starting and purging Puppet processes

puppet
May 11th, 2011

On the systems we configure and maintain through Puppet, we sometimes see processes running for an excessive amount of time, causing the actual synchronization of system configuration to stall. To mitigate this, we have developed a script called checkpuppet.

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Happy customers

May 4th, 2011

Always nice to get a token of appreciation!

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