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HOW TO force VirtualCenter to load after SQL Server on the same system

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/193888 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\<Service name> <Service name> = vpxd for VirtualCenter modify the DependOnService key and add MSSQLSERVER

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Using virtual serial ports via named pipes in ESX 3.5

Create a named pipe as you typically would as the server on your first VM. The corresponding entries in the vmx file: serial0.present = “true” serial0.yieldOnMsrRead = “true” serial0.fileType = “pipe” serial0.fileName = “/vmfs/volumes/472c028b-dd6c1d22-a8f4-001aa0c0b349/Zangief-Fileserver/Zangief-pipe” serial0.pipe.endPoint = “server” serial0.tryNoRxLoss = “true” … Continue reading

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FlickrDown is kix azz!

I was tired of downloading pictures one at a time from someone’s flickr page and so I searched the web for a good program to do it. It will download the highest resolution pictures from someone’s photo sets. It works … Continue reading

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BASIC dhcp server – piece of cake!

Wanted to set up dhcp so that I had more granular control since my router kept screwing up and giving the same IP to different hosts. On Ubuntu 6, I just installed it: apt-get install dhcp3-server Then edited the /etc/dhcp3/dhcpd.conf … Continue reading

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Bind 9 DNS logging of just queries

Recently, set up logging on the DNS server so I can see which hosts clients are resolving. Pretty cool. i commented out a bunch of stuff that I didn’t need. This is the stuff that goes into the named.conf file … Continue reading

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More FUD – MSFT vs. VMware

http://www.forbes.com/2007/12/13/micros … artner=msn I can’t believe people are writing stuff like this. VMware has a product that’s better in VMware Server and it’s free too! Read this http://www.infoworld.com/article/07/12/ … iew_1.html and see that you should really be using VMware server … Continue reading

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reset root password in mysql

DBS” wrote: > I have a problem, It’s been months since I used MySQL and (I believe) I had > set it up with a root password. Now I can’t log on to MySQL as root MySQL > user and … Continue reading

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Horde IMP – remove browser hop to http server header

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How to Set Up DNS Blacklisting in a Lab Environment for Test

This is a very simple setup for those who have a lab environment where they do not want to be connected to the public Internet while doing the testing. Some background: The way dnsbl works is that when a connection … Continue reading

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license problem…not enough licenses, but 0 of 6 are used

LMtools seems to check out the licenses according to their logs, but they check back in immediately. Interesting huh? We tried changing the file different ways – it was so weird. Finally, we had someone in support use the license … Continue reading

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