Automate with ssh

Scenario I have a bunch of Linux hosts to perform actions on. Updates, certificates, cleanup, you name it. I do all my work over “ssh” but for that to work the hosts must be trusted. Of course I can use “ssh-keyscan” to get the keys but my own “known_hosts” file gets pretty messed up when… Continue reading Automate with ssh

Run Linux services only as local user

Some time ago I wanted to let services like Apache, application servers, databases and stuff run as “Active Directory” users under Linux. Linux uses a component called “winbind”, which is part of the all famous “Samba” package, to connect to an “Active Directory”. What it does is basically map your AD (short for “Active Directory”)… Continue reading Run Linux services only as local user

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