smash-clp

Have you ever been in a situation where you had to go down to your home lab datacenter to reset a stubborn system? I bet you did and that’s not cool (at all). Luckily, many servers have a way to help you out with this. For me, salvation came in the form and shape of the Intel RMM (Remote Management Module) board. According to Intel here are the key features:
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Using GNU Screen (when there’s no tmux)

TLDR: using screen when tmux is not available. This isn’t a tmux vs screen post but rather how to use the tools that you have to get the job done. It’s hard to imagine a day spent on a shell without the use of a terminal multiplexer. My favourite tool for the job is tmux, which comes handy when I’m working on or from an OpenBSD machine. tmux is installed by default on OpenBSD for quite a few releases now (circa 2009), you can see the commit log here.
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Resuming …

After a long time without blogging, I’ve decided that it was time to come back to it. During my “offline” period, I had the opportunity to work with different technologies, meet new people and travel to distant places. The interesting side of all of this for me is to experience at first hand how some technologies will fade and how some will come around. It’s 2015 (almost 2016) and I see myself going back to some of the technologies that I enjoyed learning during college (yes, 10+ years ago).
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Ipsec VPN using E71 and OpenBSD

Yes, you’ve read it right! Thanks to a post from one of my readers, betabug, who manage to setup this very wanted feature you can now setup an Ipsec VPN between your E71 and OpenBSD! This is the missing piece of the puzzle into turning this workhorse phone into a definitive road warrior device! betabug tested against OpenBSD 4.6-stable and recently on my tests I’ve done it agains 4.7-beta so you should be fine.
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Secure Communications with OpenBSD and Asterisk

UPDATE Since I first stat writing this article down many things changed at the telephony world inside of OpenBSD, so in order to follow it I updated this article to match these changes. - Asterisk was updated from version 1.4.22.2 to 1.6.0.19, this meand a LOT of changes* - app_conference is gone now. Introducing appkonference. - chan_unistim has being integrated into asterisk These are great news! 2009/12/13 - [ports] New asterisk release and app_conference The Asterisk package was updated to 1.
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