I like to be able to spin up a VM without looking for CD media so for a while now I have been using ISO images for all of my installs directly, however I found my self scurrying around “digitally” looking for the correct iso in much the same way I used to scurry about [...]
BIND 9 gives us the ability to run a split DNS configuration on a single server, in this article we will go over the configuration of slave servers which will transfer the zones from the master while still maintaining its views. Now before we go any further, if you do not have a working master [...]
In almost all organizations the network infrastructure needs to be designed in such a way as to allow both internal and external name resolution authoritatively. In most organizations this has been accomplished by having separate internal and external servers. Clearly this way is functional and simpler, however it is also wasteful considering how little resources [...]
In this post I will be detailing the steps needed to compile a new kernel in Debian Linux 5. This particular case we are purpose building a kernel with the drivers necessary for Hyper-V Guests to take advantage of synthetic devices.
In this article I am documenting the process for installing the Hyper-V Integration Components within a Ubuntu or Debian VM. I am specifically writing this for Ubuntu 8.04.2 and Debian 5, however I have additionally confirmed that this process works on both Ubuntu 8.10 and Ubuntu 9.04. My environment consists of x64 VMs, I have not taken the time to test this process for x86 VMs, however it should hold true, as long as you update the package names to reflect the appropriate architecture.