Ottawa Valley SAGE

Providing a forum since 1998

May 31, 2010 - 1 minute read - Comments

Website may be down in the near future...

I’m, changing ISPs and as a result, the site may end up down while I get everything fixed up. Hopefully the changes will occur overnight and it will be quick and dirty, but I am not sure how long it will take for the changes to propagate. The short answer is that I’m expecting it all to be transparent, but you never know.

May 17, 2010 - 1 minute read - Comments

Ottawa Spring Career Fair this week

For those on the job lookout, there is a career fair happening on Thursday and Friday (May 20-21). Free registration and more info in the URL below: http://www.itoottawa.com/events/index.html Good luck! Andrea

May 16, 2010 - 1 minute read - Comments

June Meeting

Title: June Meeting Location: Pythian Link out: Click here Description: This month we will be having a presentation from Eseri on virtual environments. Their description follows: Cloud Computing technology is progressing at several layers - OS virtualization, data-center virtualization, browser based application delivery, and desktop virtualization. Eseri is a local company that has integrated a full organization IT solution from the best of the world’s open source, from hosted Intranet to desktops to applications, and host it in the cloud for access on virtual desktops.

May 4, 2010 - 1 minute read - Comments

Course Notes in Forums

I’ve been writing up detailed notes for the course and placing them in the Forums under Initial Configuration (http://no.such.link/forums/?vasthtmlaction=viewforum&f=1.0). I have just finished adding a complete list of all packages installed along with a brief description for each. Next I’ll be performing a detailed descriptions of all the services installed along with instructions for turning specific services on or off based on Scott’s list. This site once had a forum, but it no longer exists.

Apr 29, 2010 - 1 minute read - Comments

May Meeting

Title: May Meeting Location: Pythian Link out: Click here Description: May Meeting for Ottawa Valley SAGE This month we have two main topics: a presentation by Rove-IT on mobile administration (canceled for now) We will continue the configuration of the mail server system. This month we will be configuring the Dovecot portion and securing the connections. As always, there will be some opening discussions and possibly an ignite video.

Apr 28, 2010 - 2 minute read - Comments

HTRA Training available...

Comprehensive Risk Management, Education and Awareness Through “The Harmonized Threat Risk Assessment Methodology” Join the High Tech Crime and Investigation Association (HTCIA) Ottawa Chapter, Thursday, May 27, 2010, for a one day training event on the subject of the Harmonized Threat Risk Assessment (HTRA) Methodology. This session is geared towards those who are interested in understanding the methodology used by today’s Security Experts when conducting Threat Risk Assessments. Following the organization of the Harmonized TRA Methodology:

Apr 17, 2010 - 2 minute read - Comments

Opportunity for a Linux Systems Administrator

Contact Derek directly: I have an opportunity for a Linux Systems Administrator. It’s a 2 year contract, $450 per day. Qualifications include: Two years experience as a System Administrator on a project where Oracle 10g or higher was implemented as part of the solution. Experience as a System Administrator on two projects where HP UNIX or Linux was implemented as part of the solution. Two years experience as a System Administrator on a project where: HP UNIX or Linux; and VMware or Integrity Virtual Machine technology, were implemented as part of the solution.

Apr 10, 2010 - 1 minute read - Comments

Email Hell - Why the current standards need to be radically overhauled

For an interesting presentation on the complexity of e-mail check out the following presentation: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7054401183589794595# Until I saw this, I was unaware of how badly designed the current e-mail structure is, and how badly/incomplete the RFCs for e-mail are. Unfortunately the slides are blurry so you cannot see the examples very well but the talk alone is very informative.