Reading list for February:
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Worlds of Deep Space Nine #1: Cardassia and Andor - I finished the Cardassia part some time ago but it took me quite some time to finish the Andor part. If you like DS9 (and Enterprise) this book will give you some background information about both world. You'll may meet some characters from the TV series and the other books of the DS9 universe. The Chemistry of Death - Time for some non
A little late but here is the list of books it finished in January 2019. I'll do this every month from now on.
Dictator - Part 3 of Robert Harris Cicero trilogy. Started this ages ago, stooped, started again, somehow I was faster with the other two volumes. Der weg des Schmerzes (German) - Volume 64 of the Ikarus series and not one of my favorites. Just read it to the how the story continues. Nacht über ZyKlon (German) - Volume 62 of the Ne
New year’s resolutions (1)
Done: Find a new apartment. I'll be moving in March / April
View from the balcony
The original plan for this weekend was to migrate my DNS setup from Bind to PowerDNS. Before starting with this task I decided to improve my monitoring. While trying to decide how to improve my monitoring I decided to take a look at Prometheus and Grafana. Now I working on improving my Ansible playbooks and other automation scripts to better integrate VMs and Prometheus.. I think a Netbox VM is up next (I need an IPAM, I lost track of my IPv4 addresses
MySQL update RedHat
I recently updated a RedHat Server from 7.4 to 7.6. The server is running a MySQL server and after the update I found the following error message in the mysql_err.log: "Fatal error: Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table 'mysql.columns_priv' doesn't exist" Running mysql_upgrade helped getting rid of the message.[...]
Bering part of a DDOS attack
Recently I was contacted by my provider. They got a complain from another provider that a host with an IPv4 address I'm using was part of a DDOS attack. The mail from the other provider looked liked automatically generated and even contained a hint how to check the IP: dig www.google.com @ip I checked as…[...]
Just putting together an article about IPv6 deployment based on my presentation at the last RIPE Meeting. 6 month later an update would be an empty slide. So in a way @twittersupport not answering questions about IPv6 was the most honest answer I got. Thank you!
Neuer Plan für meinen ipv6 vortrag: https://ipv6excuses.com und 10sek Auto reload.
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