ReddingITPro

Technical Blog of Jason Olson

Connect MySQL Workbench to Vagrant Box over SSL

There are multiple options available to connect to your MySQL database instance when it is located inside of a Vagrant Box such as Cognac Box or ScotchBox. From the command

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COBOL 2020 – why are we still using it?

With the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic going on, it has brought to light just how old many computer systems are running on our government. It is shocking to people to learn

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Installing Vagrant

In this series, I’ll demonstrate some of the web development tools I use. Today we’ll cover Vagrant — a virtual environment management tool. Vagrant is a tool for building and

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Installing Virtual Box

In this series, I’ll demonstrate some of the web development tools I use. Today we’ll cover VirtualBox — an Open Source Virtualization product for your local machine. Oracle VM VirtualBox

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Configuring a basic Road Warrior OpenVPN Virtual Private Network Tunnel

If you’re a road warrior like me, you’re often accessing the internet from insecure hotspots. All traffic that traverses an open wireless connection is subject to inspection, but furthermore even

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Configure Plesk as OpenVPN Server with Windows 10 as Client

Plesk is a powerful web server management tool. Among the included features is an OpenVPN Server, so when you’re working remotely you can connect directly to your server remotely. This

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How to compress files and directories on Ubuntu

One of the most common ways to quickly and effectively compress files on a Linx server such as Ubuntu us the combination of TAR GZIP. When moving directories between servers

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Web Development, Ubuntu and More

In 2019 I’m going to reboot this blog with a new series on web development, Ubuntu (linux) Server Administration and more in the application and web development realm. Stay tuned!

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