Installing SFTP/SSH Server on Windows using OpenSSH

Natively from Microsoft https://winscp.net/eng/docs/guide_windows_openssh_server  Working with Cywin (so we could use password less and rsync backup from window to linux box) : https://www.mls-software.com/files/setupssh-7.6p1-1.exe Recently, Microsoft has released an early version of OpenSSH for Windows. You can use the package to set up an SFTP/SSH server on Windows. Installing SFTP/SSH Server Setting up SSH public key authentication Connecting to the server […]

Tools to check website – dns – email hosting status

DNS health check: https://toolbox.googleapps.com http://dnscheck.pingdom.com/ https://mxtoolbox.com/domain/ https://dnschecker.org/ https://www.whatsmydns.net/ https://www.nexcess.net/resources/tools/global-dns-checker/ http://www.dnsstuff.com/ https://dnsquery.org/ https://manytools.org/ http://simpledns.com/lookup-dg Website check: https://tools.pingdom.com/ https://gtmetrix.com/ http://www.webpagetest.org/ Check IP whitelist: https://mxtoolbox.com/arin.aspx https://talosintelligence.com/ Azure speed test: http://azurespeedtest.azurewebsites.net/ https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/regions/https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/regions/ AWS speedtest: https://cloudharmony.com/speedtest-for-aws Linode speed test: https://www.linode.com/speedtest https://www.lifewire.com/internet-speed-test-sites-2626177 Free & Public DNS Servers (Valid January 2018) https://servers.opennic.org/ Provider Primary DNS Server Secondary DNS Server Level31 209.244.0.3 209.244.0.4 […]

Automating Backups using AWS Lambda

https://medium.com/cognitoiq/automating-backups-using-aws-lambda-baa013fdffc7 When thinking about Cloud Services, backup is something normally not taken into consideration because we hear lots of “ephemeral”, “self-healing”, “repositories” words. Sometimes, applications need to be backed up in order to achieve a RTO that suits customer’s business objectives. Automation is key under these concepts, so with this document we want to indicate […]

Integration of pmacct with ElasticSearch and Kibana

https://blog.pierky.com/integration-of-pmacct-with-elasticsearch-and-kibana/ In this post I want to show a solution based on a script (pmacct-to-elasticsearch) that I made to gather data from pmacct and visualize them using Kibana/ElasticSearch. It’s far from being the state of the art of IP accounting solutions, but it may be used as a starting point for further customizations and developments. I plan […]

Git Memo – Repository Backup

http://git-memo.readthedocs.io/en/latest/introduction.html http://git-memo.readthedocs.io/en/latest/repository_backup.html file-system copy A git repository can be safely copied to an other directory, or put in an archive file. This is a very basic way of keeping a backup of your repo. cp -r myrepo backup_copy tar -czf backup_copy.tgz myrepo But such a frozen copy can not be updated. git bundle Git bundle […]