Posts By: jonny

Getting Started PhoneGap/Cordova on Linux

I was following the guide How to Install PhoneGap in Ubuntu  and I am regurgitating that advice here with my own changes: Install PhoneGap and Pre-requisites

  Download Android SDK Download the Android sdk from http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html, put it somewhere sensible and unpack it. I downloaded the ADT and unzipped it within my home folder :… Read more »

DigiCert Certificate Inspector on CentOS 6

DigiCert Certificate Inspector

Installation on CentOS Download the 64-bit RPM:

Install the package:

Register the Agent You will need your DigiCert credentials to register the agent:

Scan an Server

  Amend the Apache SSL Configuration for POODLE Vulnerability In the file used to configure SSL for Apache ( usually /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf ) find the section… Read more »

Unlocking Active Directory Accounts using LDAP

I am using PHP with LDAP to manage some aspects of user accounts within Active Directory. One of the things I needed to do was to reset the accounts of users who had incorrectly entered their password too many times. Initially I thought that the ‘useraccountcontrol’ field was what I needed as this is used… Read more »

LDAPS Active Directory Issues with php-5.3.3-27.el6_5.2.x86_64

I upgraded a CentOS server today updating PHP from

to

This stopped a PHP web application I had written from being able to communicate with Active Directory over LDAPS. Normal LDAP appears to continue working fine but when I change my connections back to ldaps they stop working. To deal with the problem… Read more »

SSH Socks Proxy for Web Browsing Private Network

We were configuring OpenStack on a private 192.168 network and needed to use a web browser to browse to the OpenStack dashboard. The quickest easiest way to do that is by:

From the ssh manpage: -D Specifies a local “dynamic” application-level port forwarding.  This works by allocating a socket to listen to port on… Read more »

SSH config for SSH Proxy Hopping

I regularly need to connect to SSH hosts behind a firewall via a single SSH host with SSH access enabled. Since I am connecting to many hosts through this proxy SSH host I can make my life a little easier by adding some entries to my ~/.ssh/config file: If I add the following:

I… Read more »

MySQL: Give a User Grant Permissions

I needed to create a new MySQL user that would be able to create new users itself and grant permissions to the accounts that it creates. To do so I used the following:

   

Linux Mint 64-bit and Steam

I had the following error message on Linux Mint when trying to play a new game:

Solved by installing the 32-bit libtxc as follows: