Just trying out our latest LAMP build.
In Yubikey PIV for SSH on Macs I described the full process for setting up and using Yubikeys for SSH. This is an abbreviated version that only describes how to use the Yubikey; the assumption is that some admin has already configured your Yubikey.
We generally use Duo for two factor authentication, including SSH. We have some scenarios where people would like to use two factor authentication, but Duo is considered too intrusive. For example, when using Duo for SSH-based git push and git pull there's no Duo prompt, it only works with Duo push, and you have to … Continue reading Yubikey PIV for SSH on Macs
Day 1, April 18th Grouper Working Group Demonstration of improvements in latest version Details of RESTful interface Grouper has a history of group members for audit purposes! uApprove demo given by Russ Beale of USC; metadata driven InCommon Tech Extensive discussion regarding attribute release policies Default release policies for ePPN CIO meeting on Cloud Services, … Continue reading Internet2 MemberMeeting, April 2011
Atlassian held their 3rd annual developer conference on Oct 11 through the 13 in Half Moon Bay, CA. About 100 plugin developers attended, and Atlassian brought over many of their Australian employees (including the CEO). Most of the session presentations are available on Atlassian's website. The conference reinforced my belief that Atlassian has a strong, … Continue reading Atlassian AtlasCamp 2010
Today I started testing an iPad with some tools at Stanford, by trying to use it instead of my laptop. The first few hours have been promising... I decided to work through some issues on my todo list. The Ugly First up was setting up SUNAC access for the IT Lab networks. I'd just received … Continue reading Initial iPad Testing – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Got page just before 4pm on Sunday 6-13-2010 that AMCOM HL7 was down. Called IT Operations center, talked to Chauncy to see which shc list I should send to. It wasn't clear to either of us which so I decided to use the firstname.lastname@example.org which looked like a broader communication. "Title: AMCOM HL7 Feed Down … Continue reading Service Alert Log
First talk Phil Starke, Senior Manager, Cloud Practice. His presentation was VMware vCloud and Project Redwood. This was an interesting session since I'd not heard of VMWare's cloud offerings before. Concepts coveredCloud Computing according to VWware "Lightweight entry/exit service acquisition model" Consumption based pricing (pay per drink)…requires activity based accounting Accessible using standard internet protocols … Continue reading VMware Silicon Valley Users Group
I scheduled a one hour Analyst discussion with Trent Henry of Burton Group on the subject of trends in Hypervisor Security; with respect to getting the apprprate balance of risk mitigation (i.e. threat vs. investment in threat response using technology and practice). Specifically, my query to setup the discussion was: "The costs associated with deploying … Continue reading Burton Analyst Discussion on Hypervisor Security and Compliance Standards
This CSG was being hosted by UC San Diego. Day 1 Collaborative Platforms (slides) Ken Klingenstein of Internet2 spoke first with a round up of the I2 development in the middleware space Chad Kainz (UofChicago): A view of Bamboo Michael Gettes (MIT) gave a brief history of the COmanage project and the current status. Chris … Continue reading Common Solutions Group – Winter 2010 UCSD