Monday, January 30, 2012

iTerm crash

iTerm decided to stop working for me today. Every time I tried launching a new terminal it would crash out, giving me a crash reporter window stating: "iTerm quit unexpectedly. Click Reopen to open the application again...":

python easy_install on Mac OS X Lion

easy_install seems broken on Mac OS X Lion, as of 10.7.2. From what I've seen on the web, it's not just me.

While calling the easy_install script in /usr/bin fails, running the script under /Library/Python/…. works fine.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

How to: create an ssh tunnel

To create an ssh tunnel, this is the basic syntax:

ssh -L 5555:localhost:5900


Monday, January 2, 2012

Python - TestZoneTransfer

Here's a python script to help find world-transferable DNS domains within your organization. Alternatively, you could search through your .conf files for ACL weaknesses/misconfigurations, but that can become quite cumbersome when dealing with large datasets.