Systemstats process causing a high CPU load

April 21st, 2022 — I noticed that my MacBook Pro fans kept running all day on full blast. I turned out the MacOS systemstats process was hogging my CPU, so I had to find a fix.

Getting more out of your Fail2ban logs

March 6th, 2022 — With a recent increase in SSH bruteforce attacks, my Fail2ban service is running overtime. For those of you unfamiliar with Fail2ban: it scans log files and...

Tweak your Ubuntu Message of the Day (MOTD)

October 22nd, 2021 — Tired of seeing the same message over and over again when you log into your server? Well, I was. Tweaking your MOTD is really easy!

Know any well-known URL’s?

October 18th, 2021 — I never heard about well-known URL’s (.well-known). So I did a little digging and it turns out there’s a lot more than I thought.

Multi-platform shell scripts

October 15th, 2021 — I recently had to write a "multi-platform" shell script and came up with a snippet that might be useful for you too.