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We’ve all been there when it comes to sysadmin or programming jobs :(

Yup, sad but truth: And we have "Wisdom of the Ancients" too from XKCD […] Read More

Touch ID Support for sudo in MacOS Terminal for MacBook Pro

Well, that was fast. Touch ID is a fingerprint recognition security feature, designed and released by Apple. It is currently available on the iPhone 5s/6/7 and Macbook pro-2016 editions. Many consider it as a huge security win for the MacBook Pro's. This sounds amazing feature for command line users. sudo-touchid is a fork of sudo […] Read More

Computer Security 101: Pray for it and hope for the best

Please do give your best thoughts and prayers for the servers. Thank you ;) (via twitter) […] Read More

Interns are working hard to fix computer problems on National Cat Day

Here are interns in our office. They are working hard to fix server problems on national cat day ;) We did receive some additional trouble tickets though. Tom's TT read as follows, I haven't been able to find my mouse since the new intern fixed my computer. Lmao […] Read More

Schrodinger Backups: The condition of any backup is unknown until a restore is attempted

A tweet about backups got pretty popular among sysadmin and IT community. The tweet read as follows: #Sysadmin #Truth #Backup #Unix #Linux pic.twitter.com/suCT9ME58V— nixCraft # (@nixcraft) June 24, 2015 […] Read More

Dyn a cloud-based DNS service under DDoS attack and took down major sites such as Twitter/Reddit/Spotify/Paypal and others

A massive DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack against a popular cloud-based DNS provider Dyn.COM took down major websites. The DYN.COM confirmed it on twitter: We are aware of the ongoing service interruption of our Managed DNS network. For more information visit our status page. — Dyn (@Dyn) October 21, 2016 Following sites are having issues due […] Read More

404 Building not found

The HTTP 404 Not Found Error means that the requested URL was not found on server. In this example, a building number 404 is missing ;) […] Read More