Archive for March, 2011

Configure Kerberos Make a backup of our original, just in case. These sections already exist in the file so you will want to replace them with the correct values for your environment. Quick recycle of the services or a start if they aren’t running. Check Name Resolution Configuration Your domain and name servers should be […]

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 08:00 | 1 comment
Categories: How To, Solaris, ZFS

In my previous post we went over the basics of configuring a network interface in Solaris 11, without using the Network Auto Magic (NWAM) which is enabled by default.  In this article we will go over some of the more advanced features which can be leveraged including VLANs, aggregation groups, and jumbo frames. Configure VLAN […]

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 at 08:00 | 12 comments
Categories: How To, Solaris

I have been doing research for my next big series “So You Want to Learn ZFS.”  This series is basically going to be a multi-part series of How-To’s which hopefully will give you the ability to build a file server (or even a SAN) based on ZFS if you so choose.  However there are a […]

Monday, March 28th, 2011 at 08:00 | 20 comments
Categories: How To, Solaris

I have always been a big fan of Hyper-V, and was actually a Virtualization MVP 2 years in a row.  However recently I haven’t been able to get past the really poor support for Linux on the Hyper-V platform.  We run a large number of hypervisors in our international sales offices (15+) and have a […]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 08:00 | 5 comments

Windows guests on the KVM hypervisors can get a very large kick in the pants when it comes to performance if you install the drivers necessary to leverage the VirtIO bus.  So first here are the necessary download links so that you can download the drivers. Inside of the ISO we will find […]

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 at 08:00 | 3 comments
Categories: How To, Linux-KVM
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