LOGIC Library

This site is the Logic involvement in sharing expertise and skills acquired in daily work. The goal is to create a solid knowledge base and share best practices in software development and systems management.

More info about us can be found on logicsistemi.it.

Backuppc: introduction and case stories - Part 2

In this post we will complete out backuppc case history by adding the configuration for a Linux server and the special Archive configuration needed to archive backup data on an external device.

Backuppc: introduction and case stories - Part 1

Backuppc provide a powerful centralized backup system for Linux, Windows and OSX client available on the network.
In this short tutorial we will look at the common configuration parameters and we will analyze some case stories with all the configurations needed.

Backup multiple databases automatically

This article describe how to backup automatically all PostgreSQL and MySQL databases on a Linux machine. Basically we need to find a list of all databases that need to be backed up; this can be accomplished combining different powerful Linux command line tools like awk and grep.

Sharing an address book using LDAP

Sharing contact information between different operating systems is a bit complex. Different clients handle information in a different way and to create a common LDAP schema that works with every software is complex.

In this article, we consider the following systems: Outlook (Windows system and OSX), Mozilla Thunderbird (Windows, Linux and OSX), contact.app for iOS (iPhone and iPad) and we try to list the attributes used by them.

Access control in OpenLDAP 2.4

This is a short explanation of the access control directives used in OpenLDAP 2.4. It can be used as a quick starting point to the argument or a reference to the used syntax. The complete version of the directives can be found on the official OpenLDAP site.