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Steve Dibb
Works at Digital Trike
Attends Utah Valley University
Lived in Neuquen, Neuquen, Argentina
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"The reason SSL uses a different port than TLS is because a TLS connection begins as plain text, and switches to encrypted traffic after the STARTTLS directive.  SSL connections are encrypted from the beginning.  Other than that there are no substantial differences between the two." #til  http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/ldap-auth/ldap.html
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I'm documenting a MySQL gotcha.  It's draining the life out of me just explaining it.
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Just a table...without a foreign key. :)
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I've got a site at work that is loading slow from Asia, and corporate wants it fixed.  Anyone have any suggestions?  It's not running HTTPS at all if that helps.
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Thanks, mon, I'll check that out!
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Replacing an old FreeBSD install with a Gentoo one.  Kinda sad to lose my last BSD install, but I'm glad to get to use Gentoo more at work, too.
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What made you guys switch? I have love for both, just curious
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I don't like having only one copy of backups. :(
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I want a second cloud server just for storage somewhere.
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I think that debugging cron jobs is probably the hardest thing I ever have to do in my job. :|
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Booted a machine I got a few weeks ago to the bios to change some things and was confronted with this.

Amazing, it's about time someone moved on beyond the mainframe style menus we have been suffering through for decades. Nice job Intel, keep it up! 
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"It's like rebuilding a running engine." That is the best description I've heard for doing systems admin work. +Scott Morris 
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Well, poop.  Looks like our only FreeBSD install is gonna go away.  Had an HDD crash on me, and my diagnosis skills are nil compared to Linux.

Fortunately, it was only the root drive that got whacked.  The ZFS pool is happy-okay-dandy. :D
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Something you never thought of. (Yes, I had to independently confirm this myself as well.)
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Systems Administrator
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  • Digital Trike
    Systems Administrator, 2011 - present
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Neuquen, Neuquen, Argentina - Norcross, Georgia - Salt Lake City, Utah
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Works for me.
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Whut.
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I can bench two gallons of milk.
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  • Utah Valley University
    Behavioral Sciences, present
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