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LJDT: KVM, Snapshots, and Disk Resizing



By: ab

October 30, 2013 10:09 am

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This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

Have you ever wanted to resize a disk in a VM and wondered how insanely painful that would be? After all, from the old days of platter-based spinning drives in computers (sorry to those of you still living in those days), before SANs with resizable LUNs, file-backed VMs, and other marvels of recent times, disks didn’t magically resize themselves unless it was to get smaller because they were breaking/broken. As a result, OS’s have learned to handle bad sectors by avoiding them, but growing the current, running disk just seems eerie to me every time I want to do it. Apparently I’m old.

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Monitoring TCP connections easier and faster in SLES

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By: debianized

April 4, 2013 10:33 am

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Parsing netstat output has always been a pain because of the large amount of data that is available. Sometimes I need some information more than others, but I almost always want to quickly see the total number and type of connection I have. Here’s how I do it.

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supportconfig for Linux



By: jrecord

March 25, 2013 9:53 am

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Updated: Collects important system information for troubleshooting.

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HP Serviceguard Certified with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server



By: nbarney

January 7, 2013 8:33 pm

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Shortly before many of us took off on a December holiday, HP announced an update to their Serviceguard for Linux solution. We at SUSE are excited to see HP has recognized the growing importance of Linux, and our flavor of Linux in particular, in the enterprise data center by providing support for SUSE Linux Enterprise …

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ovpnstatd

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By: pommer

May 15, 2012 11:55 am

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ovpnstatd is a status collector daemon for OpenVPN. Apart of collecting data of openvpn-sessions, it also displays the data on a simple but useful web page. The program also provides a hook for sending “passive notifications” to Nagios with “send_nsca”.

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Openvpn + Auth from eDIr (LDAP)



By: skoltogyan

February 15, 2012 5:24 pm

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Example integration OpenVPN + eDir.
In this article I will describe how to assign necessary access rights directly in eDirectory, for OpenVPN connections.

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SMT Command Line Administration



By: rhasleton

September 21, 2011 2:39 pm

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Do you need an automated way to use SMT through the command line?

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SLP Snoop for Linux and Windows



By: thorsten_kampe

June 21, 2011 3:15 am

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Updated: SLP Snoop shows SLP services and attributes by scope and service type.

This is a reimplementation of the old Novell Consulting “SLPSNOOP”
utility which doesn’t work on Windows Vista and above or Linux.

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Gnome Performance Script for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11, openSUSE 11.3



By: susethailand

October 27, 2010 3:03 pm

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This shell script optimizes some of the Gnome configuration options for simplicity and performance.

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