LemonLDAP::NG 2.0.3 released!

Another perl software that I use / like was just released. I will embed the tweet because it has clapping sheep.

What's new in Proxmox VE 5.4

Proxmox VE is a virtualization and LXC platform - all written in Perl.

I wrote most of the the Perl client API on the CPAN - and use it with quite a few $clients.

Proxmox VE 5.4 introduces new features:

- Debian Stretch 9.8 and Linux Kernel 4.15.
- New installation wizard for Ceph in the UI,
- New HA policies freeze/fail-over/default for greater flexibility,
- Suspend to disk/Hibernation support for Qemu guests,
- Support for Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) authentication,
- Improved ISO …

Thruk 2.28 released

Details available on http://thruk.org/whatsnew/v2.28.html ... and http://thruk.org/changelog.html

Thruk is a multibackend monitoring webinterface which currently supports Naemon, Nagios, Icinga and Shinken as backend using the Livestatus API. It is designed to be a 'dropin' replacement (for Nagios web UI etc) and covers almost 100% of the original features plus adds additional enhancements for large installations and increased usability. Written in perl.

(I am not a project contrib…

Skeleton Week: perl based status page

The nice folk at Fastmail have published their status webpage application "towncrier" as foss on github. See it running in on their actual status page (link fixed).

It is written in Perl, using Dancer, uses Template Toolkit, and has a REST api interface. It uses SQLite for storage, so for better or worse its quick to install and get running.

Unfortunately the documentation is close to non-existent, though the README file describes how to get it running via carton. The application …

Skeleton Week: Nopaste with mojopaste

The nopaste utility from the venerable ETHER is a terrific addition to your standard deployment. Installation is trivial with:

cpanm App::Nopaste

This simple utility makes it trivial to send text data to your pastebin-like service of choice. The core distribution includes a half dozen services, and divers others have been published by other authors on the CPAN. Chances are your favorite is already supported - …