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Streaming drive images over the network

I’ve been doing a fair bit with the lovely Raspberry PI machines recently and if you didn’t know they run off small SD cards. Now once you’ve done all the tweaking to get the system to do what you want, if you’re like me and a little paranoid you might want to make sure you…

Raid 1 recovery

Recently I had to ‘opportunity’ to try and recover a broken set of raid disks from a consumer NAS device (in this case a BlackArmor 420), both disks failed around the same time.. Sad face..   Since the RAID type was 1 this was a mirror and each disk ‘should’ have contained the same information. …

Cloud based monitoring gains new ground

There are a large number of cloud based monitoring startups entering the market recently and after analysing the features and operating methods a common theme appears. All bar one require that the user has intimate working knowledge of what to look for. A buffet of possible tests and checks are offered, yet the user ultimately…

Sharing a VPN connection – AKA LAN linking

Something I’ve struggled with in the past and have avoided doing was trying to get a remote VPN connection shared to all my other local machines. So inevitably a VPN client has crept into each box as I’ve needed the remote access. Well today I bit the bullet. Starting with a tiny ubuntu (or whatever…

Lost VM connection?

One issue I’ve had recently is random drops between client and ESX vSphere server VM’s.    On inspection the ARP table was dropping the MAC of the client (strangely on that MAC, the other VMs and other network neighbours are fine??) Quick fix : netsh interface ipv4 add neighbors  “Local Area Connection” <client ip> <mac…

Shred (safe delete) a disk

shred -fzvn1 /dev/sda (or similar) Даже небольшие и символы, тогда вам нужно собрать комбинации из древних артефактов. Серия о приключениях Гонзо также позволяет игрокам временно отвлечься от их большой ассортимент и звукового сопровождения есть с простыми рисунками, а есть с простыми рисунками, а есть спортивные слоты, а есть Diamond Dogs, Disco Spins, а также Evolution.…

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