LDAP redundancy through proxy servers
Problem 1: Failover
Many applications only allow you to configure a single LDAP server. This can lead to unnecessary service outages if your directory service infrastructure is highly available (e.g., you are running Active Directory) and your application cannot take advantage of this fact.
We …read more
Apache virtual host statistics
As part of a project I'm working on I wanted to get a rough idea of the activity of the Apache virtual hosts on the system. I wasn't able to find exactly what I wanted, so I refreshed my memory of curses to bring you vhoststats.
This tools reads an …read more
Merging directories with OpenLDAP's Meta backend
This document provides an example of using OpenLDAP's meta backend to provide a unified view of two distinct LDAP directory trees. I was frustrated by the lack of simple examples available when I went looking for information on this topic, so this is my attempt to make life easier for …read more
Filtering Blogger feeds
- Shadow the feed with Feedburner.
- Enable the Convert Format Burner, and convert your feed to RSS 2.0.
- Use Yahoo Pipes to …
Funny usage message
I was poking around in a command shell on my Droid to see what was available. While it's a pretty restricted environment, there's a number of commands available in /system/bin, including dexopt.
Apparently dexopt isn't something I'm supposed to poke at:
$ dexopt Usage: don't use this