Articles by tomcat

OpenWRT and Tp-Link TL-MR3020

I had a plan in mind, to built an ultra portable , light and versatile hacking / pentest box , and the challenge was that it all should run on an “ultra-cheap” of the shelf external battery, for as long as possible . After spending 100+ hours in research and…

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Openstack single-host installation guide

This is intended to be a copy-paste guide on installing Openstack “Kilo” on a single machine , and being able to add additional compute nodes afterwards . Following this guide, you will install the full Openstack distribution , not DevStack or other all-in-one packages that need to be reconfigured after…

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Monitoring UPS with NUT

In this article , i’m going to show you how you can set up monitoring of a cheap UPS with NUT , and set your server to correctly shutdown 10 minutes after power a fail , to prevent data loss. The area where i’ve built my house is still under…

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