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Easy Centos SFTP Chroot User Jail

June 14, 2010

I had to set up a SFTP site for a customer which required a true chroot user jail - each user would go directly to their own home directory. Other requirements included: Users could not see other users folders, Authentication via Active Directory, and no SSH or other access.
After much research and trial-and-error, I figured [...]

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Convert IIS SSL Cert to Apache

November 27, 2009

Export your SSL Cert to a PFX file and include the private key. Copy it to your apache server.
# openssl pkcs12 -in -nocerts -out www.yourdomain.key.pem
# openssl pkcs12 -in -clcerts -nokeys -out www.yourdomain.cert.pem
# openssl rsa -in www.yourdomain.key.pem -out www.yourdomain.key
Copy contents of www.yourdomain.cert.pem between and including BEGIN CERTIFICATE and END CERTIFICATE into www.yourdomain.cert.
Here’s a sample [...]

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How to Thin Provision on VMware ESXi 3.5 Free version

April 29, 2009

VMware does not offer a supported method to create a thin disk on the free version of ESXi 3.5. Thin = only allocate space as the guest OS demands. The GUI, Virtual Infrastructure Client, only creates zeroedthick disks (pre-allocated and zeroed on demand), therefore using up much more space than required. The command-line tools, RCLI, either on [...]

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