Amazon’s new TLS library

s2n source s2n announcement I’m liking what I see, good design principles, aiming for simplicity and reviewability. I would not be surprised to see this become a huge success as people eschew the extra functionality of OpenSSL (and others) in favor of software with less security risk. Amazon’s backing is likely to propel s2n over …

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Xen 4.0 and 4.1 packages for Ubuntu and Debian

Packages can be found here: https://launchpad.net/~agent-8131/+archive/ppa/+packages Design goals: packages created for xen 4.0.1 and xen 4.1.0 packages mirror install of xen as closely as possible currently only hypervisor and utils are included (make xen and make tools) no rc.d scripts setup, that’s left to user should be installable and functional on Debian and Ubuntu and …

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Resetting postfixadmin password

I had a client using postfixadmin but no one knew the password.  Simple enough to go into the db to reset: dovecotpw -s MD5-CRYPT -p password | sed ‘s/{MD5-CRYPT}//’ Then in the database: update admin set password=’CRYPTED PASSWORD” where username=’USERNAME'; I found how to do this here: SourceForge.net: Postfix Admin: Topic: Postfixadmin mysql password storage …

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