My Travel Checklist

Thursday, 07 July 2022

Over the years, and during many trips flying across the Atlantic, I have created for myself a travel checklist. It is the sum total of my need for preparedness - and I have expanded it to the point where I now travel...

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Provisioning a New Linux Server

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Just a small checklist on the things I like to do when installing and configuring a new Linux server. YMMV.

Install tools

apt-get install joe mc sl # sl is very important

Provision hard disk

joe /etc/fstab # add new...

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Shared Documents Checklist

Friday, 11 September 2020


Common storage of documents is important to many businesses, and yet it easily, after a couple of years, turns into a big collection of stale information and old documents that no one remembers any longer what it was for and...

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Logging Checklists

Thursday, 03 September 2020

Things to remember when implementing logging:

Golden rule:

**Log files need to be reviewed on a continual basis. Make it easy for people to do so. Although it's tricky, consider the full flow of log dissemination from source to operations management -...

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