Category Archives: Linux / Unix

[Updated 2015-03-10] How to work with root shells in a PCI-DSS 10.2.2 compliant environment

Table of content Context and objectives PCI-DSS 10.2.2 How it limits your productivity Solutions PAM Bash PROMPT_COMMAND Concepts How it works Examples of output Context and objectives If you ever worked as a system administrator in a Linux PCI-DSS environment, you know it’s sometimes (often) difficult to administrate your servers from command-line because of PCI-DSS [...]

CentOS/RHEL 6.4, Squid 3.1.10, IPV6 and TCP_MISS/503 errors

Since Squid 3.1.0, IPv6 support is “native” [1] and the following behavior occurs: The most active [IPv6 operation] will be DNS as IPv6 addresses are looked up for each website. Unfortunately, until Squid 3.1.16 which introduce the configuration parameter dns_v4_first [2], you cannot change Squid order for DNS queries and IPv6 AAAA queries will always [...]

RHEL 6.4: Pacemaker 1.1.8, adding CMAN Support (and getting rid of “the plugin”)

Since RHEL6.0, pacemaker is shipped as a technology preview (TP). As explained in a blog post[1] from The Cluster Guy, you could choose between different setup for membership and quorum data, actually, three options. But since RHEL 6.4 and Pacemaker 1.1.8, in an attempt to move towards what is best supported by Red-Hat (CMAN), you [...]