Bittorrent Sync, a secure DropBox alternative

The company I work for recently had the requirement to securely exchange files between several computers, some on site, several others off site. This data consisted in part of sensitive data which is covered by the German Bundesdatenschutzgesetz. Somebody suggested using DropBox because it is so simple to use. I had to deny this request … Continue reading Bittorrent Sync, a secure DropBox alternative

Installing Ubuntu Server

This is just a list of URLs I found useful while installing an Ubuntu 12.04 server. Ubuntu Network Configuration - needed for changing the IP address to static and configuring DNS Installing Webmin on Ubuntu BTRFS Fun That's it for now, I'll expand this list as I run into other issues.

setfacl woes

Ever since I switched my Linux server to using ACLs (access control lists) for advanced access rights management I have struggled with rights being set too restrictive on new directories and files. Now it seems that I have solved the issue and this post is meant to remind me how to change the whole directory … Continue reading setfacl woes