Bash Date Usage For Naming

I am recording some scripting I used to create backup classification/retention naming. It can be simplified into one function easily but I kept it like this so I can copy and paste easier which function I need. Script is pretty self explanatory but basically it takes today’s date and name…

Tar to Object Storage Using rclone

Sometimes using curl and uploading/downloading with an object storage back end will work just fine but in this case I was looking to tar straight into object storage. One option is using rclone with the rcat command. Some example below. This test was done using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage…

Amazon Linux 2 Image and LAMP

I recently migrated a LAMP server from Amazon Linux to an Amazon Linux 2 image.  Several reasons for why I needed this including it has systemd. More here: https://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-2/ High level steps around mysql database, wordpress and static html migration was pretty smooth as I have done this multiple times.…

LVM resize root volume

Since this is a root/boot volume we are talking about anything on this page is VERY risky.  Be warned this post may provide you with a strategy or hints but you are completely responsible for your system. Of course the best route to extend a root volume in an unmounted…

Rclone and OCI S3 Interface

I am testing rclone to the Oracle Cloud Interface object storage and recording what worked for me. Note I could not get the swift interface to work with rclone, duplicity or swiftclient yet. Although straightforward curl does work to the swift interface. rclone configuration generated with rclone config Issue with…