Archive for the ‘Infrastructure’ Category

I ran into a painful issue on Fedora 20 with SQL Developer.  Basically every time it was launched via the shortcut it would go through loading, and then disappear. Manual Invocation of SQL Developer When launching it via the script itself it gives us a little more information. I also noticed, that while executing as […]

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at 06:00 | 0 comments
Categories: Database, How To, Linux

Today we are going to go through the process of installing MySQL Server Community Edition on Fedora 20.  You could of course simply use MariaDB, but this will focus on the Community Edition. Install the MySQL Repository We will need to install the MySQL Community Repository, the MySQL project hosts an RPM file with the […]

Monday, July 7th, 2014 at 06:00 | 0 comments
Categories: Database, How To, Linux

Today we are going over one of the fundamental aspects of administering a DNS infrastructure, that is maintaining consistency across multiple replicas.  The simplest method of accomplishing this is to have a master/slave relationship.  Essentially you have a read-write (master) copy and a read-only (slave) copy of the zone.  The slave looks to the master […]

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 06:00 | 0 comments
Categories: DNS, How To

Today I am going to document the process of install BIND in Solaris 11.  I am using a Solaris 11.1 zone for this task, though nothing in this is specific to zones, and it should work on previous versions of Solaris 11.  I have done this quite a few times and it is not a […]

Monday, June 16th, 2014 at 06:00 | 0 comments
Categories: DNS, How To, Solaris

Today we will be configuring LACP to interconnect some switch stacks as part of a network upgrade.  Please keep in mind that part of configuring the LAG will result in the ports losing connectivity, so while it is not necessary to use a console cable, please keep in mind how you are connecting to the […]

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Switching
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