Author Archives: Mike

About Mike

I am currently a technical instructor and courseware editor for Guru Labs LC. I am shuffled between teaching a) online classes b) classes at the company HQ and c) Random places around the US for week(s) at a time. All classes are classes on Linux. Most are Red Hat. I have the following certs: On RHELv5: RHCSA RHCT RHCE LPI: LPIC-1 LPIC-2 I also have a couple SUSE certs too... A+ with speciality in Windows and DOS environments. I tend to keep a running Gold Medallion status with Delta Airlines.

Field Notes: admin locked out of an FreeIPA/IDM server

If you ever have mornings where the coffee isn’t strong enough and your memory is still covered in more fog then the Golden Gate Bridge you should probably not work on important things. If you do and you find you put in the wrong password for admin multiple times, you may find that you lock … Continue reading »

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Hi! Its been a while since we last talked…

In fact it has been over a year since my last post. You wouldn’t guess that by looking at my draft section for the website. Things have been pretty busy in my life and I hope that soon they will kinda settle down. In the mean time I plan on doing some more posts and … Continue reading »

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I’ve Been Selected!

Not to long ago I submitted a topic for the 2012 Utah Open Source Conference. The other day I found out that not only has my paper been selected; it was popular enough to be scheduled twice!

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ejabberd and SSL certs

Recently I managed to take a couple hours and finish the epic struggle of setting up an XMPP server.

Categories: ejabberd, Free, Free as in Beer, Free as in Speech, Free Software, FreeBSD, IPv4, IPv6, Linux, Networking, OpenSource, Red Hat, SSL, sysadmin, Technology, TLS, XMPP | Tags: , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The greener drinking fountain

Today is St. Patrick’s day and I am leaving Chicago without seeing the river or parade. Sad, I know.

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Speaking at UTOSC 2012 Member of The Internet Defense League