Declaration of mindfulness

We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace. May it be more humane and fair than the world your governments have made before.John Barlow, 1996 DavosThis bold statement is from a time where the people that used the Internet needed some technical knowledge to enter the community.…

(system) mails via sendgrid

When you run multiple servers it might happen that you have one - or multiple - that run local jobs. In addition those jobs might need to mail results somewhere.Or you have software that wants to send our e-mails - or you want that this software does, like the…

My presentation tool-set

It happens that I need to prepare some slides, for meetings or training sessions. What I did not like to use for that kind of task - PowerPoint or Keynote. While Keynote is not that hated, I do not want to mess with design or the visuals of my presentation.…

All in - All SSL (Secure Graylog)

If possible, make your environment as secure as possible - making even the internal applications secure as possible. You never know.The best solution, write down what you have and research how to make that as secure as possible. I want my Graylog to use only secured connections to each…

How Zerotier changed my (Home)Lab

In the past, my home lab runs on the famous intel nuc. It has aged well over the last 3 years and is still incredible. But the load of the virtual infrastructure becomes more as it does not run only my Graylog Setup, but also the Minecraft server, the UniFi…

Working with Cisco ASA / Nexus on Graylog

It is hard to have a working centralized logging environment when you run network devices. Every vendor has his own version and understanding of syslog. Additional most did not speak any kind of structured log format. Some speak some binary format. With that knowledge and the wish to include Cisco…

factory defaults for Gigaset handset

Reset your Siemens Gigaset mobile handset to factory defaults is little complicate and you need to follow these steps exactly. turn off the mobile handset press 1,4,7 at the same time and hold them turn the device on (while still press 1,4,7) if you see "…

pimp my pi-hole

seit geraumer Zeit nutze ich pi-hole Setup zuhause im im gesamten Netzwerk unabhängig vom Gerät etwas sicherer unterwegs zu sein. Tracker und das Profiling wird dadurch erschwert, aber auch ein SmartTV zeigt - ans Netzwerk angeschlossen - erstaunlich wenig Werbung als Overlay. Gerade in letzter Zeit ist mir aufgefallen das…

function of the day

I love the simple solution and the open to glue something together that just works without learning to much that is after a few days lost again. Maybe that is the reason I prefer to use linux and the ability to glue those nice single purpose tools with a | together.…