Eduardo Minguez

Senior System Engineering, former Consulting Architect

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Entropy in RHEL based cloud instances

Eduardo Minguez

According to Wikipedia , entropy is the randomness collected by an operating system or application for use in cryptography or other uses that require random data. Entropy is often overlooked, misconfigured or forgotten and it can originate in sporadic errors whether it can be timeouts, refused connections, etc. Such errors are difficult to debug as the errors happen only when there is not enough entropy available. This article tries to explain briefly how to check if this can be a...