Automated snapshot backup of an Amazon EBS volume

I found the following Python script online, but it didn’t really work too well : http://aws-musings.com/manage-ebs-snapshots-with-a-python-script/ EBS – Elastic Block Storage … I had to easy_install boto, to get it to work. I’m not sure the Debian python-boto package in Lenny is up to date. Anyway, $server now has : from boto.ec2.connection import EC2Connection from… Continue reading Automated snapshot backup of an Amazon EBS volume

wapiti – web application vulnerability scanner (super quick review/intro)

Today, I finally looked at Wapiti, which is a web application vulnerability scanner. It operates on a black box basis (i.e. it doesn’t see the underlying PHP/ASP/Java source code), and effectively tries to ‘break’ any forms on a page. In order to get it to do anything useful, you’ll probably need to provide it with… Continue reading wapiti – web application vulnerability scanner (super quick review/intro)