Category: Other

Telegraf / Grafana – Smart Meter

Netherlands supports various “smart” gateways which support a P1 port for actual data discovery of electricity and gas consumption. This post will post actual references and details to configure this in Telegraf/InfluxDB for use in Grafana.


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If you need on your server additional blackholing/blacklisting scripts to automatically update your Nftables firewall to exclude countries or lists, use this software. Ideal. See:

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Dell PERC to ITSAS Flash

This guide allows you to crossflash 12th gen Dell Mini Mono & full size cards to LSI IT firmware. Mini Mono refers to the small models that fit in the dedicated “storage slot” on Dell servers. Because iDRAC checks the PCI vendor values of cards in this slot before allowing the server to boot, the …

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Avamar Cheatsheet

This blog entry is a cheat sheet for various Avamar commands and options required during deployment or day-to-day operations.

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OpenSSL / Certificate Management


The OpenSSL Project develops and maintains the OpenSSL software – a robust, commercial-grade, full-featured toolkit for general-purpose cryptography and secure communication. The project’s technical decision making is managed by the OpenSSL Technical Committee (OTC) and the project governance is managed by the OpenSSL Management Committee (OMC).

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