Tag: Server

SSH login without password?

Posted on Apr 02, 2014  - Last updated on Apr 02, 2014
By Benoit Frigon

SSH login without password?

If you need to manage multiple servers, having to re-enter your password each time you want to establish an SSH connection can become tedious. There is a better way. It is possible to initiate an SSH connection by using a public/private key pair instead. The main advantage is that you can use this key on multiple accounts and only need to remember the pass-phrase of your key.

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Home media server

Posted on Jun 17, 2013  - Last updated on Jan 31, 2014
By Benoit Frigon

Home media server

This is my media server which stores my media library plus other services (pxe boot server, a private apt repository). It has a TV tuner and i use TVHeadend to stream the live tv to my HTPC. It also manage the recordings. I did not build a custom case for this project, i bought it off the shelf (iStarUSA D-118V2-ITX 1U rackmount case) but i made some modifications to it.

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Asterisk PBX

Posted on May 06, 2013  - Last updated on Feb 23, 2014
By Benoit Frigon

Asterisk PBX

This is my Asterisk telephony server (PBX). It consists of a SBC board (PcEngine ALIX 2d2) and a FXS/FXO board (Openvox A400M with 2 FXS and 1 FXO modules). The alix2d2 has a Geode LX800 processor at 500 Mhz and 256 MB of memory. Not particularly fast, but enough for the job. I needed it to be a very low power system (under 10 watts) since it has to run 24/7.

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