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how tell auditd to not log splunk entires?

October 20, 2016 in Uncategorized by Turlach

in audit.rules add

-a exit,never -F path=/opt/splunkforwarder/bin/splunkd -k splunk_exclude

and auditd should no longer log every splunk action as root.

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August 25, 2015 in Uncategorized by Turlach

#GusWarriorKitten says "you look… delicious!"

A photo posted by @guswarriorkitten on

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Because Kittens are cute

June 16, 2015 in cat by Turlach

and ones that like Chianti are even cuter.


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Adventures in migrating a personal server.

February 12, 2014 in it, system adminstration by Turlach

It’s been an adventure the last few months. As I stole a few minutes here and a few there, I eventually had built a vps server and migrated to it. It’s serving this blog to you right now and it’s handling my email.  It’s was a fun little project. Being a sys admin most of it is stuff I do regularly for work.  But in such a broad field there are always new things to learn that I haven’t had to do for work before.

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SmugMug’s updated pricing management

August 17, 2012 in Photography by Turlach

Some months ago SmugMug rolled out their new pricing management tool It was by all measures a giant improvement, One’s ability to create schemes and mange them is much nicer and easier. But does it hit the home run? Nah, it is missing some pieces that could help it go from good to great! Some of them are very simple, others would take a lot more work. Read the rest of this entry →

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Looks like they have a new passenger

May 9, 2012 in politcal by Turlach

From two different pictures or were they?


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Austin Texas 2012

May 7, 2012 in Photography by Turlach

A confederacy memorial sits in front of the Texas State House.Went to Austin for a friends wedding an snapped some pics along the way.

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Rochester Republicans make it on Colbert…

February 29, 2012 in Uncategorized by Turlach

Don’t know why I ever admit to having actually grown up there. At least Colbert takes these morons to task.

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Occupy Boston was going to be shut down but….

December 9, 2011 in Photography by Turlach

A sole protestor at Occupy Boston with her sign out on her own.The Occupation was suppose to be shut down last night but then wasn’t.

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SmugMug vs Zenfolio

December 3, 2011 in Photography by Turlach

I wanted a service that could host and display my photography in a highly customizable way yet, quick and easy to get up and run. A service to act as a backup, allow me to sell my work and perhaps let the hobby pay for itself. A site that would allow me leverage the metadata as a way to quickly build galleries and expose images to search results effectively. Read the rest of this entry →