MacOS X – Managing Gatekeeper (Terminal)

Gatekeeper is a feature available on MacOS X systems to block, by default, any application that is not installed from the Apple Store, for security reasons (all apps on Apple Store are validated and certified by the original developers). Let’s see how to manage this feature on MacOS X systems by accessing to it using command line (using Terminal). Read More …

Ubuntu – What is netplan?

Since Ubuntu 18.04 LTS has switched to Netplan for configuring network interfaces. Netplan is based on YAML based configuration system that makes configuration process very simple. Using netplan gives a central location to describe simple to complex networking configurations that function from Desktop to Server and from Cloud to IoT environments. Read More …

Powershell – Get Permissions on folders and/or files

Sometimes it is useful to get permissions (NTFS and/or Share) on Windows systems (Server and/or Client). The following Powershell code will generate, in the same folder in which is saved the ps1 file (once the below code is copied and saved on the system as ps1 file), a CSV file which will include all the permissions (subfolders included) set in that moment. Read More …

CentOS / RHEL 7 / Debian – Disable IPv6

If network troubleshooting leads you to believe there’s an issue with IPv6, you may need to shut down that protocol on your Linux machines. Since some hardware doesn’t take advantage of IPv6 (and most admins are still working with IPv4), a temporary and easy solution is to disable IPv6. Read More …

CentOS / RHEL – Managing Networking Service

One of the most common activities on a Linux system is, usually, modify some networking parameters to adapt the system to the actual network; so how can we restart networking service using command line options without restarting the whole system? How can I start / stop and restart networking service on a CentOS/RHEL 7 based system? Read More …