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How to Add Additional Perl Modules to Your Linux Installation

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By: smflood

November 10, 2009 1:18 pm

Reads: 1071

Do you need to use Perl modules, other than the ones that are easily installed via YaST?

Rather than download the relevant archive file for a particular Perl module, extracting the contents, then manually making and installing the module, wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way of automating that process and tracking module updates?

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Using the OpenSUSE Build Service to Create and Distribute Kernel Module Packages



By: andavis

November 4, 2009 11:21 am

Reads: 15494

Ann Davis explains how to use OBS to build KMPs for the Code 11 SUSE Linux distributions.

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Registering and updating a SLES server through an authenticated proxy

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By: preycor

October 9, 2009 1:27 am

Reads: 230

In most corporate environments web proxies are implemented as part of an overall security requirement. When implementing a SLES server it is just as important, from a security standpoint, to keep the server patched up to date. Being able to set the server to register and update from the command line did not seem possible until I discovered the following method. Read on to see how it’s done.

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Set up a Local DNS Server to Have Access to Multiple DNS Zones



By: fmherschel

October 8, 2009 12:06 pm

Reads: 1521

You want to have access (name resolution) for the internet and also for an internal network, but neither the name server for the internet (providers name server) nor the internal one take care of the other area.

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Branch Server Redundancy



By: mbruner1

September 24, 2009 3:57 pm

Reads: 255

My company needed a way that users at the different branches could still function and perform their duties, even when the local branch server was down. The following should at least let you begin thinking about how this could be handled.

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Core File Deletor



By: marklamont

August 27, 2009 4:32 pm

Reads: 171

Manage eDirectory core files on SLES 10.

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Categories: Free Tools, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Auto Mounting an Unpartitioned iSCSI LUN at System Startup



By: Muhammad Sharfuddin

May 6, 2009 5:07 pm

Reads: 1154

Unpartitioned iSCSI LUN(s) are not mounted automatically at system startup/boot. Here’s a solution from Muhammad Sharfuddin.

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iproute2 Traffic Control



By: dmair

April 16, 2009 8:39 am

Reads: 510

David Mair explains how to implement traffic management on a Linux router.

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Timeout a Process



By: tjbayly

April 14, 2009 4:38 pm

Reads: 215

How do you make sure that a process has stopped after you’ve asked it nicely? This is a recipe to give a process a certain amount of time to terminate before it is terminated forcefully.

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