Well, I’ve been left with no confidence that there’s anyone at First Great Western’s Lost Property department who knows what their doing. Ignoring that fact its an Indian call centre for the moment, I don’t think they understand, nor care for, me; I’m just getting the run-around. First, the Duty Manager at Cardiff: Call British [...]
I’ve long been a fan of screen, and more recently byobu as a means to provide a quick and easy-to-use interface on the top of it. Rather than large selections of terminal windows open, I have one big one now, and inside I’m connected to 10-40 servers at a time. The ‘tabs’ are named and [...]
Two of my best friends left recently took over one of the oldest and well known pubs in the Caerphilly area: The Black Cock Inn. I’ve been giving them a hand over much of this year helping to build their on-line presence with a new, modern website, and a Facebook page. It’s working, 425 likes and growing. However, Facebook have been getting more restricted with their advertising and right now, we’re pretty much banned from advertising with them. This is my story of trying to get common sense out of them.
Working on a firewall configuration I was trying to update the settings to provide more dynamic support for preventing logging of broadcast address traffic. Although facter gives you the IP Address and Netmask of an interface, it doesn’t give the broadcast address.