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Protected: SuSE Mail Transfer Agent Configuration

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Protected: SuSE Mail Transfer Agent Configuration

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Configuring eMule for Best Performance

December 27, 2006 – 12:22 am | 2 Comments
Configuring eMule for Best Performance

"eMule is a peer-to-peer file sharing application that works with both the eDonkey network and the Kad network. The distinguishing features of eMule are the direct exchange of
sources between client nodes, fast recovery of corrupted …

Simple network monitoring with ping

April 11, 2006 – 10:12 am | 3 Comments
Simple network monitoring with ping

In the Spring of 2005 Comcast experienced a major DNS outage. Since then many Comcast users have switched to DNS servers that belong to Verizon and other ISPs. Comcast started taking a lot of flak …

CUPS printing on Solaris 10

February 28, 2006 – 12:08 pm | 8 Comments
CUPS printing on Solaris 10

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Accessing Samba server in DMZ

January 22, 2006 – 2:04 pm | 4 Comments
Accessing Samba server in DMZ

This note explains how to access a Samba server located on the “orange” DMZ subnet from a Windows PC on the “green” LAN. The problem for Samba is caused by the firewall blocking NETBIOS responses. …

Installing SuSE Linux 10 on a laptop

December 10, 2005 – 7:53 pm | 2 Comments
Installing SuSE Linux 10 on a laptop

What’s the best Linux distro for desktop applications? My subjective opinion based on years of Linux experience is that SuSE 10 at the moment offers the best combination of features and user friendliness. The latter, …

Configuring multi-IP network interfaces

December 2, 2005 – 12:18 pm | One Comment
Configuring multi-IP network interfaces

This article explains how to configure a network interface to support virtual IP addresses. This is useful in a cluster environment or in any high-availability service cnfiguration, when you need to ensure that at least …

Basic Network Configuration Under Solaris

November 26, 2005 – 1:27 pm | 7 Comments
Basic Network Configuration Under Solaris

The following document provides a general overview of the network configuration process for Solaris. For a detailed review of Solaris network configuration please see Chapter 4 of the O’Reilly Solaris 8 Administration Guide by Paul …

FTP script with nested function

November 20, 2005 – 2:14 am | One Comment
FTP script with nested function

An example of an FTP script with Korn shell.

Using FTP with pipes

November 19, 2005 – 10:37 pm | 10 Comments
Using FTP with pipes

Pipe in Unix is a method of passing information from one command to another. The pipe take the output of the first command and sends it as input for the second command. The a second …