Tagged Questions

The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

-1
votes
1answer
19 views

cannot do an ldapdelete: Strong(er) authentication required (8)

I'm fairly new to ldap and i'm trying to delete a ldap object. (i haven't set up SSL yet.) i use the command ldapdelete -x 'dc=example,dc=com' 'cn=AnUser' it gives me the error ldap_delete: ...
0
votes
1answer
172 views

check a vps guest memory usage and CPU usage

I have vps guests that are managed by KVM and libvirt. Using virt-df, I am able to check the real disk usage of each vps guest. #virt-df [--options] -d domname Is there a similar utility tool to ...
0
votes
1answer
614 views

Poweredge 2900 Failed to boot utility partition

How to (re)install utility partition for a Dell Poweredge 2900? Where is installed this?
6
votes
5answers
10k views

Netcat (nc) traditional package for RHEL 6.x?

I'm trying to use the Percona Apache Monitoring [Cacti] Template for Memcached. They do indeed warn that you can't use the openbsd version of the package and provide a solution for Ubuntu/Debian ...
-4
votes
1answer
465 views

Is there any alternate utility to VMware converter to host VM faster?

we are using ESXi 4.0 and ESXi 4.1. I am using VMware converter to host my VM in our ESXi server. As our VM size is 35 GB , it is taking half a day to host it. Is there any alternate utility to ...
5
votes
3answers
118 views

Software Utilization Reports

We have a number of machines that we manage for labs and kiosks. They are all attached to an active directory domain. We were wanting to track the utilization of these machines to see how often they ...
0
votes
5answers
380 views

What tools to install on a fresh Linux server? [closed]

I'm configuring a new Linux server install and was just wondering if anyone has a list of useful general-purpose tools that they always install on Linux server boxes as a matter of course? I've ...
1
vote
2answers
105 views

Finding out if an IPv6 prefix falls within a certain range?

Does anyone know of a tool or utility that can be used to quickly find out if an IPv6 prefix falls within a certain range? For instance given the input prefix range of fe80-febf and the input prefix ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

How to read the “IDLE” column in the output of the Linux 'w' command?

I'm trying to figure out a process that monitors users sessions on a remote server and alerts them when they are being idle too long, which with the Linux command w is aptly appropriate. Problem is ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Is there an alternative to Microsoft's ALTools? (EventCombMT.exe especially)

I use Microsoft's ALTools on a regular basis to troubleshoot multiple different issues. Lately, however, EventCombMT.exe has been crashing on me during the simplest operations. I noticed that it ...
0
votes
3answers
765 views

Solaris built in command for TCP connection without all the telnet stuff

Sometimes telnet is used for testing non telnet servers such as HTTP or SMTP servers where the TELNET protocol usually stays out of the way. However, I think I have run into a case where it is in the ...
3
votes
5answers
416 views

Source code for Linux utilities and daemons

Where can I find the source code for Linux utilities and daemons. Basically I want to know the repository of source codes other than the Linux kernel.
1
vote
2answers
152 views

Looking for project ideas [closed]

I have just finished my last class towards my masters degree, which leaves me with a 16 week semester project. I am an infrastructure architect working with VMware and Windows and the occasional ...
2
votes
2answers
257 views

Looking for smart card variation

I know about smart cards for login in to active directory enabled computers, but was wondering if there is an less restrictive (and less expensive) solution. I am looking for something like an ...
1
vote
2answers
127 views

what is the tiniest windows client tool that will allow auto-upload files to hosting

I am looking for a small tool that will allow me to do one single tiny simple job : auto upload files from local computer with Windows(xp/vista/7) to hosting (linux servers with cpanel) There are ...
2
votes
1answer
716 views

Windows and vmware-unity-helper

I'm running VMWare Workstation 7 and I want to use the "vmware-unity-helper.exe" utility. Does this utility work in windows? I've found several articles that say that it does not work with VM ...
2
votes
4answers
206 views

What should a computer science student include/run on his first server to learn the most?

A group of us CompSci students are trying to get our first server up and running. We're gonna try and install FreeBSD on this box. Would be great if you can suggest utilities/packages we should ...
5
votes
3answers
667 views

What do you have on your PXE server? [closed]

Basically, what cool utilities does everyone have loaded up on a PXE server ready to use on any computer you netboot from? I've just set one up at home with the following: Clonezilla Memtest86 ...
0
votes
1answer
418 views

XScope program for Linux/XFree or X.Org

Where can I find an XScope program, debugger/tracer of xlib calls, for Linux with XFree/X.Org?
1
vote
4answers
426 views

Graphical App for network usage monitoring

In 2006 I was working in tech support and my sysadmin boss guy showed me a VMWare App that had one purpose, to constantly monitor network traffic and it showed a nice graphical display of how much ...
3
votes
4answers
2k views

Centralized Log Monitoring

I'm looking for some program or utility to create a centralized log monitoring server for a mixed Windows and Linux environment. Any suggestions? Essentially we want a place to look at the system ...
0
votes
3answers
6k views

Can I see Folder Permissions on Windows in a Tree View?

Is there a way to see folder/file permissions in a collapsable tree view in Windows? What I think I need is something like: + folder1 - EntAdmins[RWX],JoeBloggs[R--],Administrators[RWX]] + folder2 - ...
7
votes
7answers
4k views

Equivalent of SysInternals FileMon for Linux?

I'm attempting to debug an application on Ubuntu - I need to listen to file open attempts (even for files that don't exist). Process Monitor (formerly known as FileMon) is available on Windows - ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

What infomation can be had about a USB device that I don't have drivers for?

I have a USB device (USB to RS-232) that works on some computers without drivers but not on others. This is a problem because I don't have the drivers disk for it nor any info on who made it. Are ...
1
vote
2answers
821 views

Viewing MS Office document properties from command line?

I'm looking for a way to view the properties (title, author, company, etc.) of Office documents from the command line, hopefully both the standard and custom ones. Does such a utility exist? (My ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Richcopy: How do I enable file exclusions?

I'm trying to use Rich Copy to copy log files that are older than 60 days from a directory. Whenever I go in and set the exclusion rules, Rich copy seems to ignore them and just copies everything. ...
15
votes
7answers
2k views

What are some useful utils when using Gentoo Linux?

I want to make a list of utilities that come in handy in Gentoo? What tools and commands do you use and consider helpful in administration of a Gentoo system/server?
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Change file/dir time stamps in Windows

Where can I get the touch utility for Windows? I have tried this one at CodeProject but it did not change directorys.
3
votes
1answer
2k views

OS X Boot DVD (for imaging and recovery)

It is possible to create a Boot CD/DVD for Mac OS X? What I would like would be a disc I can put in and boot up into something with a few utilities. We often, for example, have NetRestore NetInstall ...
4
votes
2answers
144 views

Searching the path in Windows to find a file

I know there is a small utility program to do this, but my memory fails me. I often want to find the location of an executable that is somewhere on my windows path -- I just don't know where. I know ...