FreeIPA and Samba 3 Integration

FreeIPA makes a pretty excellent backend for Samba 3. While all the information one needs to set this up is available online, I wasn’t able to find it all ¬†in one location so I’ve decided to try my best at filling that gap here on techslaves.org.¬†Hopefully this short guide will aid those trying to piece […]

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LinuxCon 2011: Day 1

Today was the first day of LinuxCon North America 2011. I managed to received a free pass to the event via a contact at my place of employment which was in turn actually from Hewlett Packard. Thanks, JK and HP. Much appreciated. I arrived shortly after 8AM, registered to receive my badge and t-shirt then […]

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Oracle Cold Call

I just received a cold call from Oracle moments ago. I’m actually a bit shocked to be honest. Let’s describe my relationship with Oracle for a moment: In seven years as a sysadmin, I’ve never had a business relationship with Oracle I’ve never run an Oracle product in any of my shops I’ve never directly […]

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