I just noticed a problem with OpenVPN. My Client was not able to resolute Hostnames in the remote network. That was because the VPN-Server acts as DHCP for the Client and need an option to push the DNS-Server to the Clients.
LUKS (Linux Unified Key Setup) is a part of dm-crypt which provides encryption for block devices by the Linux Kernel. It is possible to encrypt a whole hard drive or a container which can be stored in a native file system containing unencrypted files.
You will learn how to create such an encrypted container here. Some common scenarios could be to store the container on an cloud service such as (Dropbox, Google Drive, Own Cloud and co.) or to store sensible data own your own devices or at your workplace.
I have developed a concept which reduces the power consumption and uptime of my network attached storage.
The system is therefore intelligent because it is recognizing that its needed or not on its own and sets to standby.There are many methods out there how to do that but none of them worked for me quiet well because the system turned off when i was coping files what was not really meant to be. For doing it my way i am using simple bash scripts which i would like to share with you and explain. Continue reading →