Tag Archives: sysadmin

Puppet trouble with vcsrepo module

After having tried to use the vcsrepo module for Puppet a while back and it not working, then trying tonight and it still doesn’t work; no kind of message even in debug to help understand what’s going on, I finally … Continue reading

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Disk passthrough in Proxmox

Recently, I’ve added a few gigs of RAM to my main homeserver, so I figured I could transform it into a VM hypervisor, transfer the original config and then have some room to play with other stuff. I chose to … Continue reading

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SSH won’t use keys / asks for password

Check that no one other than the user has write permissions: chmod go-w ~/.ssh Ideally, the rights on .ssh should be chmod 0700

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Jabber server with Prosody

Update: If you use Puppet, I’ve written a module for Prosody which can be found here: https://forge.puppetlabs.com/JohannDickson/prosody I’ve recently installed a Jabber server for use within my family, it’s a great way for us to communicate since we’re split among different … Continue reading

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