Benjamin Long: Husband, Father, SysAdmin, Amateur Programmer, Tinkerer
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Multiple Default Routes in Ubuntu 16.04 (and other Debian based systems)

September 27th, 2017 | Posted by benjamin.long in Systems Administration - (Comments Off on Multiple Default Routes in Ubuntu 16.04 (and other Debian based systems))

The Situation:

Your workstation/server has both a network connection to the local network with internet access, and a public IP address (or a second, different LAN/WAN/DMZ) on a separate interface. You’d like to run some services, perhaps the Apache web server, and serve them via the public IP address you have directly on your NIC, but still use the LAN connection for everything else. Or maybe you just want to be able to ssh directly to your workstation from home, without forwarding a port on the main firewall. Whatever you want to serve on the public IP address, this is how you can do it.

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Configuring OpenLDAP Multi Master Replication on Ubuntu 16.04

April 21st, 2017 | Posted by benjamin.long in Systems Administration - (Comments Off on Configuring OpenLDAP Multi Master Replication on Ubuntu 16.04)

After banging my head on my desk for a couple of days trying to figure out how to get two OpenLDAP servers to mirror each other, I decided to create this post to detail how I got it working.
None of the tutorials I found had it quite right. Let’s get right into it.

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