Archive for January, 2013

In Part One we went over the basics of sudo, what it is, why we use it, and how it is used properly.  In this article we are going to take it a step further and look at specific use cases for sudo.  The key thing to remember though, is that you have two ways […]

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 06:00 | Comments Off

What is Sudo? Prior to sudo whenever you wanted to run a command as a specific user then you would su (switch user) to gain access to a shell for that user.  This of course required that you knew the password for that user, and it would spawn a new shell after successful authentication.  The […]

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 06:00 | Comments Off

I have been spending some time learning the OVM 3 CLI since it was released in the earlier 3.x versions, however the biggest roadblock for me has always been that they only allow access via SSH on port 10000.  However now I know how to enable key based authentication for these connections opening this up […]

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Oracle VM

One of my biggest complaints about Oracle VM 3 is that everything is abstracted at every level.  A VM name is simply meta data stored in a database (kind of) while everywhere that it matters the VM only exists as a UUID, lets look at some examples. The Way It Is From the hypervisor if […]

Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 06:00 | 1 comment
Categories: How To, Oracle VM

I wanted to take a few minutes and let all of you know about an organization I had the pleasure and honor of working with recently.  I have worked with similar organizations previously however there was something truly special about this organization.  This organization was Heavenly Driven Disaster Relief website here. About HDDR Basically HDDR […]

Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 12:13 | Comments Off
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