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Accessing Internet from cloud VM when you have only private network enabled

We have a couple of virtual servers hosted with Softlayer for processing data and backup purpose. The public interface is completely turned off i.e. no Internet access. We can only access VMs using a VPN. It resulted in decreased costs and many security problems for backend servers. However, when you order “Private Network Only” cloud […]

It is not UNIX’s job to stop you from shooting your foot. If you so choose to do so, then it is UNIX’s job to deliver Mr. Bullet to Mr Foot in the most efficient way it knows.

Here is Terry Lambert quote for you. It is not UNIX’s job to stop you from shooting your foot. If you sochoose to do so, then it is UNIX’s job to deliver Mr. Bullet to Mr Footin the most efficient way it knows. Do you agree with it? You may like these articles: shadowsocks 500 […]

How to protects Linux and Unix machines from accidental shutdowns/reboots with molly-guard

Oops! I did it again. I thought I was logged into my home server. Turns out I rebooted the db server. Another my not so favorite is typing “shutdown -h 0” into the wrong terminal. I know a few people who have admitted to doing that here. My anger that can’t be contained Is there […]