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May 08 2013

Mysql Stored Procedures Backup

Published by under Mysql

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.

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Oct 04 2009

Compiling Freeradius with Oracle Support

Published by under Freeradius,Oracle

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 […]

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Aug 29 2008

Restrict LDAP or NIS Users Access on Unix

Published by under Ldap,Linux

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 […]

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