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Learn Puppet With Me – Day 1

Today is the day 1 of Learn Puppet with Me. I am starting this thread for those who want to learn...
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How to setup RAID 1 on Ubuntu Linux?

RAID 1 creates a mirror on the second drive. .You will need to create RAID aware partitions on your drives before...
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How to setup RAID 0 on Ubuntu Linux?

RAID 0 will create striping to increase read/write speeds as the data can be read and written on separate disks at...
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How do I bind NIC interrupts to selected CPU?

I read this interesting mailing thread few weeks back. I won’t be late to share this with open source enthusiast like you....
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Puppet Module for JBOSS

Recently one of my colleague called me up with a problem statement where he was finding difficulty configuring JBOSS through puppet....
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Automated shutdown of ESXi and VMs through Powershell

My friend was running a cybercafe center. He has dozens of ESXi running 100 of VMs. He was using Dell Multi-UPS...
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Installing Java Development Toolkit (JDK) on Linux

Installing Java Development toolkit on Linux is always matter of difficulty since Oracle provides both RPM and tarballs in their official...
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How to setup Domain Name Server (DNS) on Linux?

It has been long I was thinking of writing something about DNS(Domain Name Server). DNS is a database of the IP...
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How to test Multicast Packet Filtering?

Today morning I started my day testing with Multicast Packet Filtering. I had buntu 12.04.1 and CentOS 6.5 in my VM...
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Understanding /proc/cpuinfo

A hyperthreaded processor has the same number of function units as an older, non-hyperthreaded processor. It just has two execution contexts,...
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How to setup vsFTP server on Linux?

FTP refers to File Transfer Protocol. By default, Red Hat supports vsftp. If you do minimal RHEL installation, you mightn’t have...
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How to increae Swap space under Linux

“Can Linux be installed without swap space?”. This question was asked to me on one of Linux System admin interview. It...
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How to setup Centralized Logging System on Linux?

I was just hanging around blogs until I cam across one nice piece of setting up centralized Logging setup.I thought to...
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How to create password-less SSH for Linux

Sometimes you might need setting up Password-less SSH for running script or for application where you dont want to use password...
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Installing SMARTFOX Server Pro on Debian

SmartFoxServer is a massive multiplayer platform for building games, MMO communities, virtual worlds, realtime multiplayer games. To setup SFS, in short...
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Setting up a Simple Samba Share – Part II

In the previous article we saw the practical implication of setting up a samba share.In this article we will explore more...
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Setting up a Simple Samba Share – Part I

Samba is an important component to seamlessly integrate Linux/Unix Servers and Desktops into Active Directory environments using the winbind daemon.In simple...
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Fog – An Open Source Cloning Solution

If you are a system admin who is still sticking to Clonezilla, you must probably look out to try FOG –...
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Introduction to Puppet..

Puppet is an IT automation tool which has already gained popularity among the system admins, developers and Cloud architects. Whether its...
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Getting Started with Ansible

Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous...
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It was an Openstack Day…OSI 2014

Yesterday I attended Open Source India 2014 event which happened in NIMHANS Convention Center, Bengaluru. If you are new to OSI,...
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Installing Skype on CentOS 6.5

Getting skype working on CentOS 6.5 has been a daunting job for lot of system administrators. Usually I found system administrators...
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Automating Oracle Weblogic Server installation through shell script

Automation always saves your considerable time. Especially when you have to follow the similar step for hundreds of machine, automated scripts...
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How to integrate Redmine with Git?

Redmine built through Ruby on Rails has been impressive free and open source web-based project management. I have been Trac quite...
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Running Hadoop on Ubuntu 14.04 ( Multi-Node Cluster)

This is an introductory post on Hadoop for new begineers who want step by step instruction for deploying Hadoop on the...
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