Ever since I’ve started hosting my own domains, I’ve searched for ways to automate the website provisioning. Normally, the documentation includes the information on configuring your infrastructure based on roles. But if you have a webserver role for all your minions it doesn’t help with the individual provisioning I am aiming at.

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Just a Great Tit

So I’ve had yesterday a small Great Tit (known as Pițigoi in Romanian and Kohlmeise in German) guest in my office. It just didn’t want to leave. I took the opportunity to take a few pics. Baby Great Tit just sitting there Animated

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Spring Cleaning

I’ve managed to move the blog away from tumblr.com to my own hosted server. I’m celebrating by deleting old (and obsolete) posts from my blog. I’m curious to see how much success I’ll have in writing new articles.

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Linux “root” tweaks

Tired of always being afraid someone will hack into your Linux computer/server? One of the most important steps is to make sure the attacker can’t log in with the “root” account. In order to do this, you have to

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Alex Thomae

Personal Blog

Head of IT Operations at Commerz Real

Wiesbaden, Germany