Friday, January 24, 2014

Sendmail with LDAP support in Slackware

The sendmail package that comes with Slackware has no LDAP support. In case that you need it then this article might help. It covers the following topics:

1. Recompile and reinstall sendmail with LDAP support
2. Reconfigure OpenLDAP
3. Reconfigure sendmail and import aliases into LDAP

Before you try to use this description make sure that you know a little about OpenLDAP and sendmail itself! This article was tested on a Slackware environment but should also work for any other Unix/Linux (except for recompiling the sendmail package).

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Combining SNMP and LM-SENSORS

Little known is that you can query lm-sensors with snmp. Unfortanatly the Slackware net-snmp package does not support that. This article will describe the current situation and how to change it.
First take a look at my lm-sensors output on the command line: