Tag: linux

Configuring Hourly Log Rotation with Logrotate and Rsyslog

Logrotate runs daily by default on Debian Linux. It is scheduled to run at 00:00:00 with systemd: markku@logtest:~$ systemctl list-timers NEXT LEFT LAST PASSED UNIT ACTIVATES Mon 2023-11-20 00:00:00 EET 2h 20min left Sun 2023-11-19 00:00:17 EET 21h ago logrotate.timer logrotate.service … When you want logrotate to rotate files hourly, you need two changes: For […]

Python Versions

Even though I’ve used Python programming language on-and-off since about year 2000, I only started paying more attention to specific Python versions around 2016 when I gradually started using Python more seriously in devops. When dealing with different runtime environments it is crucial to know which features are available in which Python versions. This page […]

Using Tmux

A long time ago I discovered screen. It made it possible to start applications in Linux and then disconnecting the SSH session, without stopping the applications. It was magic: otherwise the the applications just terminated if the SSH connection was lost. Then I heard about tmux. It was like screen on steroids! I could split […]

LDAPS Problem: Can’t contact LDAP server (-1)

LDAP authentication problem in the customer environment: The error message was received right after entering the password. Tshark says: 1 0.000000000 → TCP 74 44780 → 3269 [SYN] Seq=0 Win=64240 Len=0 MSS=1460 SACK_PERM=1 TSval=2891116193 TSecr=0 WS=128 2 0.001225814 → TCP 74 3269 → 44780 [SYN, ACK] Seq=0 Ack=1 Win=8192 Len=0 MSS=1460 […]