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Migrating from Tumblr to WordPress on VPS

Preface I’ve had enough with Tumblr. It’s been randomly messing up with <, >, & characters in the Markdown editor. And by that I mean it removed a random subset of content between, before, or after those characters. Or replaced the characters with something else. Or whatever. Then it randomly removed the closing / character […]

Upgrading GitLab with external PostgreSQL

If you’ve migrated from the internal PostgreSQL instance to an external one, you’ll see something like this, when trying to update: [[email protected] ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, post-transaction-actions Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: ftp.foobar.org * extras: ftp.foobar.org * updates: ftp.foobar.org gitlab_gitlab-ce/x86_64/signature | 836 B 00:00:00 gitlab_gitlab-ce/x86_64/signature | 1.0 kB 00:00:00 !!! […]

Migrating GitLab from internal to external PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL Installation This will cover CentOS 7 and PostgreSQL 10, and GitLab 10/11 installed using Omnibus. On other systems YMMV. Find the URL for the current CentOS 7 PostgreSQL RPM, then install it. E.g.: yum install https://download.postgresql.org/pub/repos/yum/10/redhat/rhel-7-x86_64/pgdg-centos10-10-2.noarch.rpm Then open /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo and add to the base and updates sections: exclude=postgresql* Install the server and the contrib […]

Office 365 Directory Synchronization

Preamble This guide will walk you through the deployment of DirSync. This tool allows you to synchronize your on-premises Active Directory domain with Office 365. This, in turn, allows you to have a consistent, unified login experience across your workstations, local LDAP-bound services and (buzzword alert) the cloud, i.e. Office 365. This is an alternative […]