I am using ansible to apply security hardening to CentOS6 VMs. We are following the 179 page CIS security benchmark: http://benchmarks.cisecurity.org/downloads/show-single/?file=centos6.100 Thanks for the heads up to Philippe Eveque for the complicated regex and backrefs example: https://groups.google.com/d/msg/ansible-project/JvHfchsgRaU/Vw_CzBbvadgJ This code will add audit=1 to the end of any line starting with “kernel” – name: 4.2.3 Enable Auditing […]
In facter 1.7.5, custom facts are not available to non-root users. The solution is to add the following to the user’s ~/.bashrc alias facter=”facter –external-dir=/etc/facter/facts.d” This change was made some time after facter 1.7.2.
After a recent dist-upgrade on my laptop, Linux mint debian edition, I could no longer connect to any of my VPN connections. After searching on the internet for a while and trying various remedies, the one that worked was running the following from a terminal: nm-applet It turns out that nm-applet is no longer loaded […]