Securing and Customizing Filecloud Server and Clients

Update 2017-06-15: The configuration parameters below still work with the latest Sync Clients in v15.x (tested on macOS and Windows). Sadly, the default is still TLSv1 and not configurable in the UI or even better chosen automatically upon the first connection attempt to the server. This is more or…

Monitoring RAID on Sophos UTM Hot-Standby Clusters with Dell PERC/LSI MegaRAID Controllers

This is a somewhat special post this time for a somewhat narrow audience but my intention was splitted into creating a reminder for myself and to show how you can even monitor things that are normally closed for manual configurations like the Sophos UTM and to generally show you how…

Run a NTP server for the pool.ntp.org project with Debian

Update 2: I've changed the 5 source servers to 3 other's that are on the same continent as our NTP Server so the offset and jitter are much better. This helped this server to be more "stable". The server now uses clock.isc.org, clock.uregina.ca and subitaneous.cpsc.…

Hetzner Root-Server with Debian/KVM IPv4 and IPv6 Networking

Introduction Since the IPv4 address space is almost completely used up, the future protocol is IPv6 which has been around for lots of years already and it is highly recommended to at least enable it for your machines and use it in dual-stack mode - so your service or website…