Recovering from “sql_exec_internal: sqlite3_step failed: database disk image is malformed” with OpenVAS

If you get the error message "sql_exec_internal: sqlite3_step failed: database disk image is malformed" preventing you from starting or logging ...
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Restoring pfSense From a USB Backup Using The Console

The article I've linked to below wasn't written by me but is something worth noting for when things go wrong ...
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Why I Use pfSense Over Other Firewall Appliances

I'm not married to the idea of using any product over another. It's not the branding, how nice it looks ...
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pfSense as a Transparent Proxy (http & https TLS)

Getting a transparent proxy up and running can be troublesome especially getting it to terminate the HTTPS (TLS) connection, inspect ...
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Google Home – My First Week With Google’s Home Automation

Week 1. I will update this in week 2 when i've spent more time troubleshooting little issues and added a ...
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Install and Enable Mod_Security for Apache

This article is a short walk-through demonstrating the process of installing and configuring mod_security on Apache. In this tutorial, we'll ...
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Custom Policy to Allow AWS EC2 Snapshots

This article shows the Jason for a custom IAM policy to allow snapshots with the minimum required access. I bet ...
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Firewalld Zone Order/Priority And How To Restrict all but one address

This article shows how firewalld priorities rules and zones. The priority of zones is in alphabetical order. So the "block" ...
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Custom IAM Policy For EC2 Snapshots

There are two issues with creating EC2 snapshots on a schedule. First the AWS recommended way doesn't allow for custom ...
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IPSec/L2TP VPN on AWS EC2 | Security Group Settings

This article notes the AWS EC2 Security Group that should be associated with an EC2 to permit a roaming VPN ...
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Hardening SSH Server on CentOS or RHEL 6 & 7

This article is a quick note on how to improve OpenSSH server security on Redhat Enterprise Linux and CentOS 6 ...
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 on VirtualBox

This article focuses on installing and running RHEL8 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8) on VirtualBo. Specifically, this article demonstrates how ...
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Minimal Transparent Squid Proxy with SSL Interception/Bumping on CentOS 7

This article is the minimal configuration for a Squid transparent proxy with SSL Interception (or bump). We're using CentoOS 7 ...
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Zabbix Dealing with Cannot create semaphore set No space left on device

If you get this strange error when trying to start the Zabbix agent on a CentOS 7 or similar system, ...
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Install FreeIPA on CentOS 7 For LDAP and Kerberos Services

If you need a quick LDAP and Kerberos system up and running to provide authentication and user information, FreeIPA is ...
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How to Configure AutoFS on RHEL/CentOS 7 | RHCSA

This article shows how to configure a Redhat/CentOS 7 workstation to access a remote storage system using both NFS and ...
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Remove Adverts from vTigerCRM (2019)

vTigerCRM is an excellent opensource (free to use) CRM that I use. However, it does have a small advert to ...
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Automatically Block Intruders With pfSense and Snort

High-end firewall appliances such as those from Watchguard offer the facility to automatically block remote systems based on their behavior ...
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