After starting to use the Yubikey for LastPass and various other online servers I’ve started also using my yubikey for SSH access to my server(s).
As the need for Two factor authentication is a requirement for PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry standard) and SSH Key with password is not always deemed to be an acceptable form of Two factor authorisation there is now a surge in different forms of two factor auth, all with their own pros and cons.
A common requirement for PCI-DSS is for all commands run by a user who has admin privileges to be logged.
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At the new year I decided that I was fed up with having my main Unix server acting as a Router (amongst other things) and decided to bite the bullet and get a full blown router.
Recently I’ve become more and more annoyed with my SKY-HD’s disk spinning up and down, and then the power appearing to be cut to the drive, meaning that theres a rather loud click comes from it.