How to limit shared AWS EC2 accounts’ access to view and start all VMs yet stop only certain VMs

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If a team with many accounts share and manages the virtual machines under that same AWS accounts, it is a common practice to limit AWS EC2 accounts’ access to view or start all VMs yet stop only certain VMs. For example, one account has 50 VMs tagged “prod” while 25 VMs tagged “dev”. The developers
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Unified Linux Login and Home Directory Using OpenLDAP and NFS/automount

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In this post, how to unified Linux login and home directory using OpenLDAP and NFS/automount will be introduced. 0. System environment This solution is tested on Fedora 12 systems and CentOS 5. LDAP and NFS server: IP: 10.0.0.2 OS: Fedora 12 x86_64 ldap base dn: “dc=lgcpu1″ Clients: IP: 10.0.0.1/24 OS: Fedora 12 x86_64 1. LDAP
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Changing MAC Address in Linux aka. MAC Spoofing

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MAC stands for Media Access Control which is a six byte number, usually expressed as a twelve digit hexadecimal number. IPs in LAN are translated to MAC address by the ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) protocol. For some reasons such as keeping the true MAC address from being logged, accessing to the network which bounds IPs
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