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  • A guide to a "safer" SSH!

    August 12, 2019

    August 11, 2019

    Now after working on remote VPS for a good decent time, I have understood that it's not difficult to connect to remote nodes via SSH. Rather the concern is to connect to these remote nodes in a more safe and secure manner. Therefore, when this thought is taken into consideration, we need to work on certain things to ensure the security aspect.

    August 10, 2019

    [Note: This post has pictures that I am intentionally not compressing. Please bear with me for the slow loading. :) ]

    A big massive thanks to jasonbraganza for so nicely (and patiently) giving his time, telling me about *lots* of these small astonishing components. 😇

    This is for the first...

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  • Let's get started with iptables!

    August 09, 2019

    August 8, 2019

    [ After procastinating to write for a whole long day due to a number of xyz reasons, here I am finally writing about what I did in past 2 days. ]

    It's about iptables!

    Whatever we do on any network, it includes exchange of huge number of incoming and outgoing...

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  • Upgraded to Ubuntu 19.04!

    August 06, 2019

    August 6, 2019

    Last night, I upgraded my host machine's operating system from Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS to Ubuntu 19.04. In the first go, it felt nice having a new clean interface right in front, but very soon, I realised that the upgrade was a bit off, on my machine.

    The problems I observed after the upgrade, and the...

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  • Automating Wordpress Installation Through Ansible !

    August 05, 2019

    August 5, 2019

    This article will cover the process of automating WordPress installation on multiple Ubuntu (Debian) nodes/servers using ansible.

    I would like you to first go through my previous post to get a good idea of "How Ansible works" and the problems you may face while setting up a basic ansible structure.

    August 2, 2019

    [Note: This post will cover the work progress from last 2 days, i.e. August 1st and 2nd.]

    I am learning ansible now. It was not a really smooth passage to the point where I am right now in ansible. But today, with literally lots of efforts, I finally managed to run some first few ansible-playbooks on...

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  • Cowsay: A loopy day @ @

    August 01, 2019

    July 31, 2019

    Umm, I don't know if you understand anything out of the title or not ( or you already might be knowing as well). But, it came to my rescue today and this is the only satisfying thing that has happened to me, for the day. 😛


    July 30, 2019

    Before actually moving onto the actual topic of the blog, I will summarize first, what all other things I did today, along with learning "Docker Containerisation".

    1. I started learning Ansible (though a terrible start).
    2. Learnt "What is Docker" and how to build custom docker images. Meanwhile created multiple docker containers based on these...
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  • "Ops School" Progress!

    July 29, 2019

    • Introduction
      • Goals and Focus
      • Syllabus layout
    • Contributions
      • How we’ll organize work
      • How to contribute
      • Rewards for contributions
      • Ops School Videos
      • How to write sections
      • Overwriting existing content
      • Credits
    • Guidelines
    • Careers in Operations
      • Deciding a career path
      • Generalized career paths
      • Specialized career paths
      • How to become an operations engineer
    • Sysadmin 101
      • What is Systems Administration?
      • What is Development?
      • Contrasting Development and Operations
      • ...
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  • A very quick guide for mutt installation!

    July 29, 2019

    July 30, 2019

    From past several days, I am constantly hearing folks from #dgplug, talking about their email management tactics, using several different email clients/tools. And Kushal's idea of keeping his inbox in a zero state, pulled my maximum attention.

    So, now, here I am taking my very first step towards the same. :D