Renaming a WordPress.org user

User’s internal company wide system ID changed and now he wants to use it to log into an internal WordPress blog. The gui declares “Usernames cannot be changed”. Right.

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Posted in Database, System Administration, Web

XMPP roster retrieval with perl

Here is a simple script for returning a user’s XMPP (Jabber) roster.

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Posted in Development, System Administration

Virtual static groups in OpenDJ

Dynamic LDAP groups can be very useful, especially if applications can use them just like statuc groups. More below.

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Posted in Identity Management, System Administration

Roster management with Openfire userservice

Been experimenting with ways to manage user rosters in my XMPP environment. Looks like one way would be to employ Openfire’s User Service.

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Posted in Development, System Administration

Windows for Linux Administrators

“Windows for Linux Administrators” would be a great book, if someone had the patience to sit down and write it — and Linux/Unix administrators the humility to read it. Two big “ifs” that I think are highly unlikely to come to pass.

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Posted in Editorial, System Administration