Be aware while backing up Mysql databases: triggers are included by default but NOT the stored procedures/functions. Do not forget to add the –routines switch when running a backup. mysqldump -u user -p my_database –routines backup.sql Check your backup scripts before running into a disaster recovery.
Compilation Error? The Oracle client being installed (11g R2 in my setup), Freeradius doesn’t seem to find Oracle headers. I get the following error message: Error compiling Oracle/Freeradius configure: WARNING: oracle headers not found. Use –with-oracle-home-dir=<path>. configure: WARNING: silently not building rlm_sql_oracle. configure: WARNING: FAILURE: rlm_sql_oracle requires: oci.h. Specifying the path to –with-oracle-home-dir doesn’t […]
A lot of networks use LDAP or NIS to authenticate users on servers. There is no policy control by default and access is granted to all users in the central database. Access can be restricted to some of the accounts adding them into the default passwd file if the compat mode is set. This works […]