Zabbix agent : monitor Debian updates

Enable periodic updates

Edit the file:

And check that it as follow:

Zabbix agent configuration

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IPsec XAuth VPN server on Raspberry Pi behind a NAT

The goal is to setup a secured tunnel to allow road warriors to securely access our home LAN with Android native client.

1. Software installation

Install strongswan IPsec server :

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OpenVPN client on Debian

Now that the server is ready, let’s switch on the client side !

1. Software installation

Install OpenVPN :

2. Configuration

Copy the client configuration sample in the working directory :

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OpenVPN server on Debian

1. Software installation

Install OpenVPN and Easy-RSA :

2. Configuration

Copy the sample configuration file :

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Pre-configure Wifi on a headless Raspberry Pi Zero

After setting up the OS on the memory card, you should have 2 partitions mounted from your memory card :
– Boot partition
– Root partition

On the root partition, edit the wpa supplicant configuration file :

And add the following lines at the end of the file :

Adjust the SSID and password, and you’re done.

Deactivate night vision (IR) on Hikam S5

Using the Hikam S5 with the Synology surveillance station was leading to many false positives. These false positives occur when the the camera was switching between day and nights visions.

As there is any software solution to deactivate the night vision mod on the Hikam S5, we’ll do a simple hardware modification.

First step, remove the back cover (4 screws) :
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Arduino 1.8.1 IDE on Ubuntu 16.10


Download the last version on : https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software

Uncompress the archive :

Move the new created folder in the optional add-on software packages folder :

Make the install script executable :

Install it :

You should have this output :