Archive for March, 2015

Monitoring PowerEdge Servers in a SmartDataCenter/SmartOS Environment

Many of the hardware RAID controllers that come in Dell PowerEdge servers are not currently supported by raidctl on SmartOS. As a result LSI's MegaCli needs to be used. Installing it isn't hard, but it isn't obvious either. This article explains how to do it. Read more »

TLS Client Authentication is much more than a strong password

I've heard an important point made in correcting people when they identify certificate authentication as two-factor.  It isn't out of band so a single machine compromise amounts to account compromise.  I am concerned however, when people draw the analogy of certificate auth being a strong… Read more »