This guide shows how to setup an OpenVPN server. The guide is written in German because it was a homework assignment. I hope someone will find use for it anyway. This guide was written for Debian Jessie.

Als erstes müssen die OpenVPN Repositories hinzugefügt werden da die Version in den Debian Rep...

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I have an external drive attached to my server on which I store my backups. I've created now a virtual machine which acts as my backup server and to which all my systems backup to. For this I need to pass the external drive to the VM. This can be done with the following steps.

1. Find the ID of th

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This tutorial shows my prefered first steps on a linux server. They are not the most secure settings however I think they provide a nice balance.

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The Problem

Today we wanted to upload a three large video files with two being over 1.5GB and one around 1.4GB. The smaller one went trough without a problem. The two larger ones however didn't work. My initial reaction was that I did something wrong when changing the allowed file size. The config...

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This is a checklist for setting up a Linux server to make sure that I don't forget any important steps.

  • [ ] System up to date
  • [ ] Users
    • [ ] Users created
    • [ ] sudo installed and configured
    • [ ] sudo group created
    • [ ] required users added to sudo group
    • [ ] root user disabled
  • [ ] SSH
    • [...

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