Jemimus on September 22nd, 2016

Re-encrypting my work laptop harddrive. Veracrypt is the successor to Truecrypt and its code has been community-vetted to insure there are no ‘back doors’ in it (and its security can be independently verified). The only downside it has is that by default, it uses a rather high header key derivation iteration value (a lot higher […]

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On ESX 5.5U3, I recently ran into an annoying issue with HA. vSphere had recently been updated, but the hosts had not been all yet received the very latest version of the FDM (fault domain manager, aka ‘HA’) agent. During some routine maintenance work, a particular host was taken in and out of maintenance mode […]

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