90 episodes

2.5 Admins is a podcast featuring two sysadmins called Allan Jude and Jim Salter, and a producer/editor who can just about configure a Samba share called Joe Ressington. Every two weeks we get together, talk about recent tech news, and answer some of your admin-related questions.

2.5 Admins 2.5 Admins

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2.5 Admins is a podcast featuring two sysadmins called Allan Jude and Jim Salter, and a producer/editor who can just about configure a Samba share called Joe Ressington. Every two weeks we get together, talk about recent tech news, and answer some of your admin-related questions.

    2.5 Admins 90: 2 Admins

    2.5 Admins 90: 2 Admins

    Another attempt to replace passwords, trying to solve the problem of write-once storage, and the unusual ways we manage our invoices.   Plugs EuroBSDCon CfP: September 15-18, 2022 in Vienna, Austria. Submit by May 25th Support us on patreon   News Apple, Google, and Microsoft want to kill the password with “Passkey” standard How Apple, […]

    • 31 min
    2.5 Admins 89: Warm Storage

    2.5 Admins 89: Warm Storage

    How long optical disks last and why cold storage isn’t usually worth it, VM security, more thoughts on crypto nonsense, and more.   Plugs Learning the Fundamentals of the FreeBSD Shell Support us on patreon   Feedback Twitter thread about optical media longevity Qubes OS   Free Consulting We were asked about exporting VMs.   […]

    • 32 min
    2.5 Admins 88: Great Scott

    2.5 Admins 88: Great Scott

    Musk buys Twitter, Ubuntu’s ZFS on root snapshot tool is put on the back burner, and setting up your own apt mirror.   Plugs Build your own NAS, Part 2: Tuning Support us on patreon   News Elon Musk strikes deal to buy Twitter for $44bn Tweet from Rik Mills (Ubuntu & Kubuntu developer) Launchpad […]

    • 30 min
    2.5 Admins 87: Unplanned Obsolescence

    2.5 Admins 87: Unplanned Obsolescence

    Yet another IoT company abandons its customers, ridiculous “hard drives”, Postrges with containers, and cloud storage that isn’t quite as good as it sounds. With guest host Alex Kretzschmar from the Self-Hosted podcast.   Plugs Building Your Own FreeBSD-based NAS with ZFS Support us on patreon   News Insteon looks dead—just like its users’ smart […]

    • 30 min
    2.5 Admins 86: Reluctant Sysadmin

    2.5 Admins 86: Reluctant Sysadmin

    The new features in OpenSSH, an embarrassing outage, the ugly side of Apple’s AirTags, and securing SSH keys when using Git. With guest host Dalton Durst from Linux After Dark.   Plugs Improving Replication Security With OpenZFS Delegation Support us on patreon   News OpenSSH 9.0 released At last, Atlassian sees an end to its […]

    • 30 min
    2.5 Admins 85: Textbook Scam

    2.5 Admins 85: Textbook Scam

    CAPTCHAs in phishing attacks, Jim gets angry about Bitcoin propaganda in schools, and packet loss with UDP.   Plugs Tuning OpenZFS Record size Support us on patreon   Discussion How CAPTCHA puzzles cloak phishing page URLs in emails Jim gets mad about crypto propaganda in schools   Free Consulting We were asked about packet loss […]

    • 29 min

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