Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 21

freeradius2 and pam

just a quick rant while i build up steam on this particular issue. Why oh why is this so ridiculously hard? I can find lots of advice on how to get freeradius1 integrated with pam, but the naming conventions and the shared libraries are different in FR2, and for the life of me, I can’t …

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Nov 02

Just let it crash? No thanks

This blog post discusses the philosophy of not trying to catch every exception – let the app crash when you don’t understand or anticipate the problem I agree that you shouldn’t just catch Exceptions, politely log them and then swallow them.    You then place the burden on yourself (or the operations guys) to actually …

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Nov 02

OpenVPN – very well done

After my struggles with OpenLDAP, I have to admit – OpenVPN’s commercially packaged version (which is free to set up and use for the first 2 simultaneous users) is incredibly easy to get up and running.   And additional users are $50/10, which is chump change.