Christian

Does God give grace?

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Romans 8:38-39For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.God promises forgiveness of our […]

Coding

Reset the root password to a random value

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I recently began setting up some Linux servers at work and become concerned about access to the root user account. I have stressed the need for using SUDO, but the fact that people may know the root account was a gaping hole in accountability – if everyone logs in as root, how do I know […]

Linux

Using RedHat public YUM repository

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I never found anything official about RedHat having a public YUM repository, but I stumbled across something that appears to work. Simply create a new repo file under /etc/yum.repos.d/ and set the baseurl line tobaseurl = http://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/

Cloud

Definition of Cloud Computing

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We have heard a lot about cloud computing recently, but what exactly is it? After a lot of sales pitches, and various lingo thrown around, I finally found this article (http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/SNS/cloud-computing/cloud-def-v15.doc) that breaks it down into these 5 key items: On-demand self-service Broad network access Resource pooling Rapid elasticity Measured Service If you have started […]