Aug 292014

If you manage a server with many different users or just your family computer you will probably have many different accounts to manage, and one important aspect of any account it’s its password.

In this small article I’ll show you how to use the basic passwd command but also how to do some small bash script or use a web application, if you have a more complex environment, such as a central ldap server that keep all your accounts information.
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Jan 072012

uranosIn the 3 former articles of this series we have saw OCSInventory, Fusion Inventory and GLPI 3 software that can create an asset inventory with your computers hardware and software.

Today we’ll take a look at another software: Uranos (Unattended Resolution in A Nutshell – OS).

Unattended Resolution in A Nutshell – OS is an open source software that will let you perform Asset Management, Monitoring, Software Distribution,Unattended tasks. It’s free for both personal and commercial use and released under GPL license.

The project it’s active and the last version (at the moment of the writing of this post) it’s the 1.1913 released on 22 December 2011

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Aug 042011

This is an article of mine, originally published on Wazi

Apache is the world’s most popular web server and its normal use is to provide websites on the Web, but sometimes you can use it also to provide other services.

In this tutorial we’ll see how to set up an Apache with DAV and LDAP to create a file server, which according to the user profile on Ldap will give them permission to read, write, or none.

How you can use it?

A file server like this can be used easily from Windows, Mac or Linux; files can be accessed both from the web with any browser or with programs that support the DAV protocol. As an example you could keep your group calendar there and update it with Lighting (a Thunderbird extension for calendaring), and so every member of the group will have his calendar in sync with this method; or you can use it as a basic documentation system where to put your doc, PDF, or any document and share them in your company (or outside if you want).
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