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SLES 10 – Stop The Process of Mapping SAN Attached Storage LUNs First Over Local Storage



By: kryptikos

August 27, 2008 4:23 pm

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There she goes again…scanning and assigning SAN attached storage as my first devices causing my mounting to “hork” and my partitions to be wrongly assigned….Will it ever end?

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Little Known Kernel Boot Options – Hardware Manipulation



By: kryptikos

August 22, 2008 10:25 am

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Have a piece of hardware that is being cantankerous? Have a need to ignore some hardware at boot for operational concerns? No worries…this little known boot option can help!

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Accessing Files On A VMDK Without Booting The Virtual Machine



By: kryptikos

May 30, 2008 9:15 am

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Arrrgh! I just shut down my virtual machine when suddenly I realize I need to pull a file from it. Do I have to really start the vm back up? Nah…the power of Linux shows up again…

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Engaging The Juniper VPN SSL Client On A SUSE Box



By: kryptikos

April 18, 2008 2:01 pm

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Captain’s log stardate 04102008…utilizing some tweaks and links through the Jefferies library tubes, Data has successfully engaged the Juniper SSL VPN client on our SUSE boxes. Starfleet is updated that the tunnel has been established and we have plotted our course to Jupiter. Method and configuration file attached to this message.

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Solving Network Woes After Cloning A SLES 10 Virtual Machine From Template On VMware Virtual Infrastructure / ESX 3.5 Server



By: kryptikos

March 24, 2008 10:05 am

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VMWare Linux Template Wars: Episode One – Attack of the NIC Clones.
Episode One finds our valiant Linux engineers battling lost connectivity and dual NICs after cloning a Linux virtual server from templates in VMware Virtual Infrastructure / ESX servers. This is their story of how they reestablished order in the Empire.

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8 CLI Tools that are Under-utilized, Sometimes Unknown, or Unappreciated and Yet Pack a Powerful Punch



By: kryptikos

July 27, 2007 1:17 am

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Jonathan Peck put together a list of command line tools that he has found to be very helpful and informative when it comes to administrating Linux.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

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