[Howto] Accessing CloudForms updated REST API with Python

CloudForms comes with a REST API which was updated to version 2.0 in CloudForms 3.2. It covers substantially more functions compared to v1.0 and also offers feature parity with the old SOAP interface. This post holds a short introduction to calling the REST API via Python. Introduction Red Hat CloudForms is a Manager to “manage … Continue reading [Howto] Accessing CloudForms updated REST API with Python

[Howto] ownCloud auto setup including LDAP

The self hosting file sharing solution ownCloud is becoming increasingly popular, even in companies you regularly come across installations. To make auto setup of ownCloud easier the following howto shows the steps to automatically connect it to a LDAP server. File exchange services like Dropbox or Google Drive offer a neat and quick way to … Continue reading [Howto] ownCloud auto setup including LDAP

[Howto] LDAP schema for Postfix

The official Postfix documentation to use LDAP for user and alias lookup mentions certain LDAP attributes which are not part of the default OpenLDAP. In this article I will shortly explain a basic theme providing these attributes and the corresponding object class. Postfix can easily be connected to LDAP to lookup addresses and aliases. The … Continue reading [Howto] LDAP schema for Postfix

[Short Tip] Splitting and merging PDF files

I recently had to modify quite a stack of PDF files. Many of them where scanned documents, and sometimes I only needed certain pages, or had to re-arrange parts of some files in new documents. A set of handy tools to perform such low level tasks quick and easy comes along in the package poppler-utils. … Continue reading [Short Tip] Splitting and merging PDF files