Hello World

23 Apr 2014

Hey there! Welcome to my new website & blog that I'm going to be using for the foreseeable future (Until I decide to change it all again).

I used to use Wordpress for my previous blog, but due to the slowness and the security concerns I decided to go with something else, and as nowadays static sites are all the rage that's what I wanted to use.

My new site is built using Jekyll, Bootstrap for the framework and my own theme to make it my own.

It's likely I will put the theme up on my GitHub for anyone to use and copy, but first I need to tidy it up a little. I'm also going to write about how I got Jekyll to do most of the things I needed.

BTW: You may find more posts pop up going back over time as I bring them over from my old blog (Don't worry it's not time travel).

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Wireshark on a remote Linux host using SSH

19 Sep 2013

First you need tshark installed on the remote linux host: sudo yum install tshark -y or sudo apt-get install tshark -y. On the local linux machine you need the normal wireshark GUI packages.

Then from your local linux machine you can run:

[user@linux ~]# wireshark -k -i <(ssh -l root REMOTEHOST tshark -w - not tcp port 22)

Where REMOTEHOST is the remote linux host. The Wireshark GUI should open on your computer and you will see the flow of packets come in.

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New London IP transit

31 Aug 2013


New IP connectivity on Cogent’s network, very good response times. I get 34ms from my home connection and 7ms from my server at OVH, this gets <0.7ms.

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