OpenVPN with ID and Password Authentication or Two Factor Authentication

In a recent post, we did a step by step on installing OpenVPN to an Ubuntu server 12.04. https://www.slsmk.com/installing-openvpn-on-ubuntu-server-12-04/ The default install used certificate based authentication for the client. So if the client has the proper files, it can connect to the server. So lets say you want to use… Continue reading

How to Install VMWare Tools v4 on an Ubuntu Host

This should work with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and 11.10 server. Unlike window VM within the vSphere window, adding VMTools requires just a little work.   This install requires the ‘build-tools’ packages be installed if not already present. “apt-get install linux-headers-server build-essential” 1) On the host to be updated, select the “Install/Upgrade… Continue reading