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Jul
21
comment file has blank permissions on linux server?
Incompetent packager? From where did you install those files?
Nov
25
comment Accidentally set /lib permissions to 644
@Gilles: Nothing like restoring from known good backups to make one feel better, eh?
Mar
16
comment Can I pipe stdout on one server to stdin on another server?
@SamuelEdwinWard: Depends on your infrastructure and where the bottleneck is. A few days ago I was backing up about 14GB of data across a 1Gbps link. Even with two fast machines, enabling compression was 5 times slower. Without compression it was IO bound, with compression it was CPU bound.
Mar
15
comment Can I pipe stdout on one server to stdin on another server?
@MikeyB: You people what with your flying and your pants seats!
Mar
15
comment Can I pipe stdout on one server to stdin on another server?
@MikeyB: Good point. Netcat is a clear-text protocol so be careful with sensitive data. I tend to use netcat for more specific things like network drive acquisitions (ala dd) over a local network and port scanning.
Mar
15
comment Can I pipe stdout on one server to stdin on another server?
@DanielPittman: But it's just so much more fun to call it "fancy internal" garbage.