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Information pertaining to my experiences with Puppet Enterprise
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Parallels Virtuozzo issues and resolutions
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perl tidbits - not much here atm
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Example SQL statements
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document How to rescan Linux for newly presented LUNs
How to rescan Linux for newly presented LUNs This article focuses on utilizing the lun_scan utility provided by Emulex No-Reboot Dynamic...
18 Nov, 2014
document Convert single Cat5e phone connection into Ethernet & Phone
How to convert a single Cat5e connection into an Ethernet & Phone line My new home was prewired with Cat5e cable for telephone. ...
05 Aug, 2013
document How To create a local mirror of latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux without using Satellite server
How To create your own local Red Hat Enterprise Linux yum repository server To begin, build a virutal machine or stand alone system installing the...
09 Jul, 2013
document The file /boot/grub/stage1 not read correctly
The file /boot/grub/stage1 not read correctly After pxe booting a server and installing linux from a cpio archive, grub failed to load using the...
02 Jul, 2013
document How to add a new LUN using EMC powerpath
How to add a new LUN using EMC Navisphere and powerpath Overview: create a new LUN on an EMC Clariion CX3-40 via Navisphere ...
30 Jul, 2014
document Releasing a stale or orphaned snapmirror
Releasing a Stale or Orphaned Snapmirror Recently, I snapmirrored a volume where the source and destination filer were the same and after breaking...
09 Jul, 2013
document Couldn't find device with uuid
Linux LVM commands result in Couldn't find device with uuid Couldn't find all physical volumes for volume group ...
22 Oct, 2013
document How To Setup / Configure NetApps for snapmirror
NetApp Snapmirror Configuration / Setup How To If you like this article, please +1 or Recommend via FB with the provided buttons above: Enable...
05 Apr, 2013
document How To Resize an iscsi LUN in Linux
How To Resize an iscsi LUN in Linux NetApp storage systems also allow you to resize a LUN dynamically; however, the iSCSI layer in Linux is...
13 Mar, 2014
document Exporting OVF Template via vSphere Client Times Out
Failed to export Virtual Machine:  The operation timed out The version of the ovftool this document covers is: C:\Users\Kreese>ovftoo l...
05 Jul, 2013
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document Home Lab DNS Using dnsmasq and Puppet
Easy Home Lab DNS Solution using dnsmasq + Puppet It has been a long while since I've published anything to my kb site, perhaps just as...
26 Feb, 2017
document Various Puppet Errors
Evaluation Error: Operator '[]' is not applicable to an Undef Value If using facts to evaluate inside of a condition, you won't be able to access...
24 Jan, 2017
document Could not request certificate
Error: Could not request certificate: SSL_connect returned=1 errno=0 state=error: certificate verify failed: [CRL is not yet valid for...
20 Jan, 2017
document Mac OS El Capitan fatal error: 'openssl/bio.h' file not found
When attempting to install libevent, I got the following error: fatal error: 'openssl/bio.h' file not found To correct it,...
03 Jan, 2016
document Error 400 on SERVER: Could not find class puppet_enterprise
Error 400 on SERVER: Could not find class puppet_enterprise I am running Puppet Enterprise 2015.2.2 and suddenly, many of my agents began...
14 Nov, 2015
document Redirecting standard output and standard error
Redirecting standard output and standard error 2>/dev/null >/dev/null 2>&1 2>&1 The first specifies that all...
06 Nov, 2015
document Using puppet-classify to interface with the classifier service
I've been looking for an opportunity to share something with the Puppet Community and I think I found it in puppet-classify and how I'm using it...
30 Oct, 2015
document Failed to build gem native extension
reese@myMacBook ~ $ gem install showoff Building native extensions.  This could take a while... ERROR:  Error installing...
14 Oct, 2015
document sed one liners
sed one liners Insert character at beginning of line Example: comment out all nfs entries in /etc/fstab sed -i '/nfs/s/^/#/'...
11 Sep, 2015
document Ternary Example
Just a quick little example on ternary bash syntax. [[ $member = *mongodbarb* ]] && port=30000 || port=27017 Example reese@MacBook...
07 May, 2015