Everytime i set up a new linux machine i try to remember what i did exactly to have the shell as i want it to…. No longer. Continue reading My Linux Shell
There are multiple ways to make automated copies of a current running config of Cisco devices, but getting everything backed up and checked into an existing git server is another story. I know there is rancid (only SVN) and rancid-git but i had a look at the documentation and got scared…
After a little scripting and searching we can now do config backups automatically every day and every time the config on the Switch is saved
As my current webhosting solution expired i had to move my webhost and all domains and wordpress installations across to my new host. I ended up exporting all relevant information, recreating the wordpress setup and importing everything again and fixing all missing information along the way (attachments, images, …)
Since Windows 7 (Server 2008R2) you can quickly find the current users Autostart – folder by running
Joining an Ubuntu machine to an AD domain is easily done using the new pbis-open package. Her a simple step-by-step how-to.
Just a quick reminder how to manage adding/removing files for an Ubuntu and Centos repository server.
Although i can understand why using file:// – links is bad sometimes you just need them (Company – wiki on an Intranet webserver anyone? Try to convince your colleagues that they have to use IE on that page…)
Handling of file:// – links is deactivated in Firefox, so you have to enable them, which can be done for select URLs in the about:config – dialog. Additionally you can deploy the Firefox settings via group policy
When you try to connect to a Netapp storage from a newly installed Windows 2012 Server you may run into this misleading error. Snapdrive reports that the Storage system is not reachable even though basic networking (ping and nslookup) works.
You can see the same error (actually a different error, but it is caused by the same problem) when trying to access the hidden c$ share on your netapp via <netapp_name>c$
This error is caused by the new SMB3 protocol in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 which requires signed answers even on older SMB versions!
This signing is not activated per default on the Netapp Filers (maybe this will change when Windows 2012 gets more wide spread), but it can easily be enabled at the Console with
options cifs.smb2.signing.required on