Replacing an old gateway server in Oracle Management Cloud

Replace an old OMC gateway server There are three primary ways for cloud agents running on VMs to communicate with Oracle Management cloud: 1. Direct communication: When external communication to *.oraclecloud.com is allowed.2. Proxy: When a proxy server is defined during the time of installation.3. Gateway: When communication to Oracle Management Cloud is open via […]

Oracle Linux: Automate identification and prevention of login with an empty password using Ansible and Jenkins

If an account is configured for password authentication however does not have an assigned password, it could be possible to log onto the account without authentication. If an account has an empty password, anyone could log in and run commands with the privileges of that account and cause some serious damage. As a Linux administrator, […]