Blogs all up now

After getting the SSL certificates installed for both sites, final customisations have been completed and layouts set. Each blog now has a distinct unique colour scheme and all have the same layout with the placement of widgets in the sidebars and footers. When a post is made on a subblog, a plugin installed in converser.nz… Continue reading Blogs all up now

Rsync Backup System [4]: Linux File and Directory Security Using ACLs

As per our series on Rsync backups, we desire to use a different user from the one that owns the home directory in order to ensure they have only the permissions they need when logging in remotely. At this point whilst by default the backup user could access many things on the computer, there were… Continue reading Rsync Backup System [4]: Linux File and Directory Security Using ACLs

OpenID sidelined for FB/Google identity lockin

OpenID is a great concept: to help you create a single identity that works across a range of Internet sites. However, it has been falling out of favour in the past few years because both Facebook and Google have provided their own replacements for it.  The reasons for these are supposedly for user convenience. However,… Continue reading OpenID sidelined for FB/Google identity lockin