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April, 2015

  • 13 April

    How to reset the root password on RHEL 7 ?

    This article will help you to reset the root password on Redhat enterprise Linux 7 (If you have lost it).  Unlike the previous  version of RHEL releases , REHL 7 brought special attention by bringing the lot of new features  on it.  You need to follow some special instruction on Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 to break the root password since SE-Linux is …

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  • 13 April

    Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Installation

    Redhat has made a lot of changes in Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.0(RHEL 7) when we compared to the previous versions. These changes likely to remind me that what oracle has done with Solaris 11. Most of the operating system vendors are forced to include many virtualization technologies to support the cloud and Redhat also one among them. Redhat has completely changed …

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  • 8 April

    Cisco UCS – P81E Virtual Interface Card – Part 4

    In UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers , You will get an option to choose the third party vendors network card or Cisco UCS P81 E VIC (Virtual Interface Card).  Cisco UCS P81E Virtual Interface Card is a virtualization-optimized Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) PCI Express (PCIe) two x 8 10-Gbps adapter.The virtual interface card is a dual-port 10 Gb Ethernet PCIe adapter that …

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  • 7 April

    Cisco UCS – C-Series Server Administration – Part 3

    There are  lot of elements  which we didn’t see in the last article. In this article ,we will see that how to configure the CIMC log (syslog), Virtual KVM settings ,configure the BIOS, Power polices, User management, CIMC network settings. We will also see that how to configure the communication services for CIMC(http,https, ssh). To monitor the host, we also …

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  • 7 April

    Cisco UCS – C-Series Server Management – Part 2

    In this article ,we will explore more about the Cisco UCS C-series server components and CIMC(Cisco Integrated Management controller). C-series are rack mounted servers and we need to manage using the CIMC unless you have the UCS manager installed on your environment. You have also option to opt the cisco UCS P81E virtual Interface card along with C-series server which can …

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  • 7 April

    Cisco – UCS (Unified Computing System) Part -1

    Everybody would have been surprised when CISCO jumped in to the X86 server hardware market in 2009. Since then they are growing rapidly in the server market and now they are one of the  competitive vendors for Dell and HP.  CISCO have chosen the right market where they can demonstrate the network capabilities and implement the innovative thinking. CISCO got …

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March, 2015

  • 26 March

    How to update Oracle Solaris 11.2 – SRU

    This article will talk about the Oracle Solaris 11.2 SRU update (Jan 2015).  Oracle’s ultimate goal is to make the Solaris patching like Redhat Linux satellite server patching model. There are some companies would like to stick with the legacy OS patching model instead of going for the IPS patching method(Downloading the OS patch bundle and updating it ). Here …

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January, 2015

  • 28 January

    GHOST GLIBC LIBRARY VULNERABILITY – Redhat

    The another heartbreaking news for Linux administrators and users. The serious vulnerability has been detected on the Linux glibc library and they named this vulnerability as “GHOST” .The GNU C Library (glibc) is an implementation of the standard C library and a core part of the Linux operating system. This vulnerability  allows hackers/attackers to take complete control of the system without knowing the system …

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