Changing A DRAC Password On The Command Line With racadm

All Dell DRACs come with a default account set up as root / calvin which is a huge security risk if left! The web interface...

rpmdb: Lock table is out of available locker

I had a crazy weird bug today whilst running Puppet on one of our CentOS boxes where no packages were being installed. A quick...

SVN Rolling Back A Commit To A File

I needed to roll back an SVN commit done recently to an init script for one of our daemons, it's a very easy process! First...

File Roller and 7zip

I recently needed to extract a file with the new, popular 7zip compression, which Ubuntu's File Roller doesn't support out of the box. Enabling...

Disk Quotas On Ubuntu

I've recently needed to add disk usage quotas to a server in order to limit how much data users can store so as not...

BackupPC ping too slow

Whilst adding a new remote server to our BackupPC configuration, it threw the following error Contents of file /Volumes/2TB/backuppc/pc/www.server.co.uk/LOG.102011, modified 2011-10-25 13:10:23 2011-10-25 12:00:00 ping too...

Nexus on Tomcat 5.5 on Ubuntu Hardy

I'm trying out this Continuous Integration fun at the moment. My end game is to get Hudson, Maven and Nexus working together to continuously build...

Delete Linux MBR

We run a build system using PXE and Puppet which lets us reliably and quickly set up production and development environments on our servers...

docker: Error response from daemon: Cannot link to /compose_mysql_1, as it does not belong...

I've been doing a lot of work with Docker recently, infact this website, Remote CTO, is currently running in a Docker container, well...

Configuring Tomcat 5.5 and Apache 2 with mod_jk

mod_jk is a conduit between a web server and Tomcat, it supports a variety of web servers including IIS. Using mod_jk to put Apache...

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