July 2009

Capturing OPCOM messages with a program:   Something reminded me of an old bit of code I had kicking around the other day. It's basically an example in C of how to capture OPCOM messages via an operator enabled pseudoterminal. I know that this subject has been beaten to death in the newsgroup, but to my surprise, I couldn't find a working example of code that implements any of the methods discussed. So for your enjoyment, here's a working example. (85 words, 3 comments, 0 pings)

Error analysis:   I might be repeating what Hoff said on this subject, but I was just asked about it yesterday, and as I have just been through re-installing WEBES, I thought I'd have a bit of a rant about error analysis tools for OpenVMS. (449 words, 3 comments, 0 pings)

40th Anniversary of Apollo 11 launch:   It's the 40th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11 today. Neal, Buzz, and Mike sat on top of the biggest candle in human history while it blew up (fortunately, in a very controlled manner). Here's the video of the launch from youtube... (71 words, 1 comments, 0 pings)

Updating Snort on a Smoothwall:   Links to information on upgrading Snort on a Smoothwall firewall device. (93 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)