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persisting esxi /bootbank/boot.cfg across reboots

i have a serial console connected to my esxi 5.5 server. and the configs work fine for the pxe install. however, upon reboot my console no longer works: i believe i need to change the file ...
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Local console does not appear on ESXi 6.0 server

A VMWare ESXi 6.0 server used to be controlled via a serial console, but now has IPMI card with VGA redirection. During the ESXi boot process, there's a running list of "Loading /xxxx.tgz", then ...
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Setting php error_reporting value with a console parameter

In order to test my PHP projects on errors I normally use this command: find ./ -type f -name \*.php -exec php -l '{}' \; | grep -v "No syntax errors detected" I would like to extend the part php ...
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Are all console cables pinned the same?

My workplace is getting new HP A5500 Series switches, and they include a console cable - a DB-9 Female to RJ-45 Male. I know we talked about them in college, but never actually seen one. I've heard of ...
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Full control over powershell colors

I wanted to customize my shell by enumerating all the possible options and giving them alternate values. I have searched high and low, but there is practically no good guide on doing it, the closest ...
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Enabling console login on CentOS

I've inherited a CentOS system where I can't login via the console. I can ssh to the machine and login, but not via the console. How do I go about enabling console logins?
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KVM Guest installed from console. But how to get to the guest's console?

I'm trying to install a fully virtualized guest (Fedora 14 x86_64) on KVM (RHEL 6), using command-line only (both hypervisor and guest). It goes without errors, and without a tangible result . I'd ...
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How to track down which process cause networkd to write a certain log line on Mac

When I open Console on my Mac, I see the following line written every 2 seconds: 1/6/16 3:26:55.808 PM networkd[206]: -[NETProxyLookup url] invalid URL scheme '19536' It is written to system.log by ...
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Vtrak E610F console issues and recovery

I have been assigned an E610F Vtrak Storage unit, the previous admin left and did not leave any documentation, so IP Address for Management and Credentials are unknown. I tried using accessing the ...
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Is there a way to name Security Group Sources in the AWS Console?

The title kind of says it all but what I want to know is if there is any way to label/name inbound security group sources in the AWS console. i.e.: We have quite a bit of these rows in our security ...
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serial console luks passphrase

I access my Dell r320 server console with IPMI (serial over lan) or with ssh on the iDRAC and with the command "console com2". It works well, i see the console output but i can't enter my luks ...
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Send keystrokes Vmware ESXi Linux installation

I'm trying to automate my Linux installation using VMware ESXi. The OS is a custom ISO from vendor which only asks for 2 things: 1) Check Media integrity 2) Confirm formatting existing Hard Disk. I ...
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I got the msg when console the AS400 by HMC. This terminal type 3179 does not match the existing connected session

When I enter the one LPAR console window like this error appear: When I enter the one LPAR console window like this error appear:: This terminal type 3179 does not match the existing connected ...
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How to delete .fuse_hidden* files?

I have small Linux server (Debian Squeeze) which runs a Samba server which is configured to share some folders with some windows machines. While trying to delete one of the directories from windows I ...
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Why openssl s_client and gnutls-cli deliver different certificates (own server)

on my server i have multiple virtual hosts with apache2. Some with domain *.example-one.org and some whith *.example-two.org. Each domain has it's own wildcard certificate. When I fetch the ...
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echo message not coming on terminal with systemd

I have systemd service, say xyzWarmup.service. Here is the service file [Unit] Description=Xyz agent. After=fooAfter.service Before=fooBefore1.service Before=fooBefore2.service [Service] # During ...
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Update PHP7 MYSQL PHP Extension

I need to Upgrade my Server PHP version to 7. Is there a way to update in OpenSuse 13.2 to version PHP7 via the console? Can I install a php Extension which allows me to use the following again? ...
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What does “virtual consoles” in the ubuntu installer stand for?

I am installing ubuntu server in a vmware vm. In the expert installer there is this question (I guess this is the same in the debian installer): Please enter a space delimited list of virtual ...
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glassfish 3.1.2 admin console port 4848 blocked by firewall

I've got a remote server. There is glassfish 3.1.2 running behind apache 2.2. The administration port 4848 is blocked by firewall so that I cannot use http://some_server.com:4848 where some_server is ...
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Limit the terminal access to root user in debian

A simple question, I've been looking everywhere and I couldn' find the answer : How can I limit my root account in Debian ? I need that the root have access only to one connection at a time in the ...
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Globally Coloring the Terminal by Regex

I know many programs use color - (vim, ack, color-ls to name a few) but there are still many cases where you're stuck with black and white. There are scripts that will color output based on regular ...
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What is the default password in Google Developers Console?

[How to change password in Google Developers Console?] I know this should be a very stupid question related Google Developers Console, but I just wasted three hours in it and no luck in google search ...
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Setting Java Runtime setting for all users on a client PC

We have a problem with a java application running out of memory. Our (Windows XP) client PCs have JRE 1.6 version 18 installed. I want to increase the -Xmx runtime parameter for the JRE to 512M but I ...
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Dell PowerEdge R410: System asks to press F1 or F2

We just installed an option card (PERC 6/i) into a brand-new Dell PowerEdge R410 and now the system does no unattended startup but instead asks me to press F1 to continue or F2 to enter system setup ...
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Scheduled job not running to completion; event logged with return code 3762504530

I'm just a lowly developer, but a scheduled (2:00 am) VB.Net console app job I inherited is intermittently not running to completion. About half the time, it just doesn't run to completion, logging ...
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How do I stop UNIX console output on Windows from being garbled? [closed]

I'm finding when SSHing into UNIX VMs from Windows that the console is next to unusable. There seem to be 2 main problems: Escape characters (from colors and cursor keys) Overwriting of text ...
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Allow console access to physical machines through telnet

We have a Super Micro server blade in our lab running a custom OS.The console of the OS can be accessed using the Super Micro web interface. A window gets created by running a .jnlp which needs to be ...
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No login prompt on tty[1-6] on Ubuntu 12.04.05

After disabling X on startup, no login ttys are offered on the console. I don't see any login prompt in any of the tty[1-6], just a line saying "* Starting Automounter [OK]" I have all the ...
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Brocade FCX terminal length

I have a Brocade FCX-4XG and I'm connected to the serial console. I would like to change the terminal length of this console to facilitate scripting, but unlike a cisco or juniper, it's not terribly ...
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Where/when does a Linux system change the console display mode?

I'm installing Debian Wheezy (7.0rc1) on a box of mine. For reasons I won't go into here, I don't want the framebuffer to be used for the console display during boot (nor afterwards). To avoid this, I ...
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Fedora14 serial console how-to needed

Has anyone ever got a serial console working in fedora 14 ? Is it as simple as adding to grub: serial --unit=0 --speed=38400 terminal --timeout=10 serial console and add to the kernel lines: ...
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Tail multiple remote files

Is there a way to remote tail 2 files? I have two servers(a and b) behind a load balancer and I would like to do something like this if possible: tail -f admin@serverA:~/mylogs/log ...
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Can one use AWS Console to modify a stack that was created by Cloud Formation?

For example, I created a LAMP stack with multiple EC2 instances using Cloud Formation. Now, I just want to assign a temporary Security Group to one of the instances for next day or two. Can I do this ...
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Defining hosts in sudoers file

I want to edit my sudoers file so users have different privileges based on where they are logging in from. I want to have 3 different locations: External network(internet), internal(local lan) and the ...
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Linux: Connect to another a terminal session

I can use screen or tmux to connect to other terminal sessions, or to share them. But this work only when we first know we will use them. As root can access everything, is there a way to do the same ...
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Powershell screen buffer

i am using Windows Powershell, and just wondered if there is a way to scroll through the screen buffer (like for example in UNIX bash with SHIFT + PgUp / SHIFT + PgDn). I know the there is a "more" ...
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Setting up emergency console access with xen

On Gandi (or other providers) you can activate an emergency console to your VM. It binds a SSH channel to a temporary IP and port. I have my own server running on xen. I would like to implement an ...
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What is a a good serial-to-USB adapter? [closed]

Serial ports on devices are still used for many things, especially on network devices. However, most modern laptops no longer have serial (aka "COM") ports. So what I'm curious about is: what is a ...
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How to connect to a Netgear SRW224G4P serial console port?

I have two Netgear SRW224G4P switches with serial console ports. I'm using a Sabrent USB 2.0 to serial cable adapter with a female-to-female serial cable. I'm running Windows 7 64-bit and using putty ...
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Colour tail of Apache logs

Monitoring apache logs with tail –f tends gets very frustrating for the eyes after a while. Are there any tool/options to colorize the log outputs? Maybe signal FATAL with red, etc...
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Ubuntu Server: Don't see my input in terminal

I have a problem with my Ubuntu server. I start a new remote ssh session (from windows putty or ubuntu client) to my server. After a while (I think it is when I hide the console window), my input is ...
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How to check if I'm in screen session?

is it somehow possible to check if I'm right now in screen session? I need it to determine if hitting ctrl+d would disconnect me from server or just close current screen. Thanks.
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Is it possible to remove the lock of consoles in Solaris?

I installed Solaris 11 with just consoles. Just like with Linux, you can switch between consoles using the Alt-F1 to Alt-F6 key combos. Great. Only, each time you do so, it asks you for your password. ...
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How to search for text in a PuTTY console window

Is there a easy way for me to: search for a string in the output window of the putty ? or even a Linux command to search and highlight a string in the output ? I have 20,000+ lines in the output ...
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Why would command line parameters not be recognized?

I have a small console application written in C# for .NET 4.0. The application takes 2 parameters, either "-run" or "-clr". So it would be called via command line like this MyConsoleApp.exe -run ...
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How to redirect screen display to rs232 in Linux?

I need to redirect all Linux output to rs232 port in order to connect to it via console cable or via ssh or telnet. How to do that? Is it possible to do that wihtout recompiling the kernel?
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Alert on direct root logins

We do not allow direct root logins through ssh but obviously through console access. Is it possible to log direct root logins and maybe send an email or write to a logfile if someone logins through ...
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Non-blinking block-cursor in Windows XP command-prompt?

Purpose I normally work in many UNIX-like environments using Xterm. I have grown fond of the non-blinking block-cursor it uses. In fact, I have grown so accustomed to it (especially in Vi) that it ...
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Bad output for “npm ls”

How can I fix this ugly output for "npm ls"? http://i.stack.imgur.com/d3j8H.png Sorry, my reputation is not enough to upload image. Debian Wheezy / node v0.10.36 / npm 2.4.1 UPDATE: «*» - is an ...
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How to “un-ANSI-fy” logs?

Lately there has been a tendency by command line tools to use fancy ANSI colors in their log output (for example, NPM and a host of nodejs based tools, rvm, docker, and a few other "modern" tools). ...