September 25, 2020 | 13:10

Webinar: IT Risk Assessment and Information Security

September 23, 2020 | 12:40

Regarding Mailservers

September 21, 2020 | 12:26

Digitization in Schools: Micosoft Myth-Busted


September 10, 2020 | 11:00

Script for Testing-Farm

Yesterday evening somebody desperately fought in despair with Packer, the younger sister of Vagrant. The goal was to create a testing farm of n machines for Virtualbox and make them accessible via SSH for further automated software testing/rollout. For me, this is much easier by using a simple bashscript. This morning I’ve made one even before the very first cup of coffee. #!/bin/bash # Pfad zur Master .ova Datei MASTER_OVA="$HOME/projects/testingfarm/DebianBuster.ova" # Anzahl der gewünschten VMs AMOUNT=2 # Name der VMs (Index und Datum werden noch angefügt = NAME-n-YYYYMMDD) PREF_VMNAME="debian" # Anzahl der CPUs PREF_CPU=1 # Zugewiesener Speicher PREF_MEMORY=1024 # Datums-Suffix THE_DATE=$(date +%Y%m%d) # Logdatei zum prüfen THE_LOG="$HOME/projects/testingfarm/$THE_DATE-$PREF_VMNAME. Read more

September 5, 2020 | 12:50

Privacy Shield Humour with Discord

Lately I received the following invitation for an online meeting in a network of consultants: The EU-US Privacy Shield has been overturned by the ECJ. What does this mean for companies and service providers? Which services may still be used and which data may be transferred? Exactly my topic and I continued further reading. The link at the end of the mail led to a meeting room on the platform discord. Read more

August 31, 2020 | 09:30

Working in your Homeoffice - Part II

Terminal Server - A look back The second part of the home office series is about terminalservers. The concept is quite old and we can’t avoid a short excursion into the past: It leads us back to the late 40s and 50s of the last century right to the beginnings of computer history. Computing time on such huge Von-Neumann-Computers1 was limited, very expensive and of course sometimes secret. Without going too much into details, I recommend the book by Kai Schlieter “Die Herrschaftsformel”2, which shows the developmental trajectories of computer science, defence technology, cybernetics and public relations. Read more

August 23, 2020 | 15:04

Working in your Homeoffice - Part I

Home Office Workstations - Introduction How to integrate a corporate home office securely? And preferably also in a cost-effective, transparent and sustainable way! Some people might have been busy on this question due to Corona lockdown. As an external contractor, I used to stand at the sideline more than once and looked into the big arena of swarm idiocy1 and stupidity2. With this picture in mind, I’m launching a new blog series describing what I think a home office workplace for small and medium-sized businesses should look like. Read more

August 18, 2020 | 18:30

Hugo as Web-Developing Platform

Making of blog.jakobs.systems At the beginning of the (first?) Corona lockdown in March 2020, I was advised during an nightly Jitsi meeting by a befriended admin from Hamburg about giving Hugo a chance. Probably just after I dropped a rant about Rapidweaver, my previous static site generator on the Mac. The idea needed to grow for almost half a year, till August, when I finally found a test balloon for Hugo: My personal blog and if everything succeeds, my official website, which is slowly getting rusty. Read more

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