Using YUM history to see package changes

When you install or update packages on your system, then changes may occur that were not expected. A recent security update on a server and left Nagios in a failed state, but what exactly happend and can it be traced back as yum-cron installs all required security updates? Luckily YUM keeps a history database of […]

PowerDNS service for get coordinates for IPv4 addresses

Bert Hubert from PowerDNS made an interesting announcement today. Retrieving the coordinates for an IPv4 address with just a DNS query. New PowerDNS service: get coordinates for every IPv4 address: $ dig -t txt +short“52.382401 4.899500” Based on @maxmind data. Uses reversed IP address, so this is — Bert Hubert ?? (@PowerDNS_Bert) December […]