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bio website gnub.net
location Sydney, Australia
age 34
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seen Jun 28 at 10:14

Perforce Support Engineer who used to be a Sysadmin.

Writes random (smallish) scripts/program to make life a little more bearable.


Jun
5
awarded  Yearling
Jun
5
answered Is it possible to start LXC container inside LXC container?
Nov
6
revised Can Perforce backup files?
Link to P4's sysadmin guide. Good info Epu!
Nov
6
suggested suggested edit on Can Perforce backup files?
Nov
6
comment Perforce License Problem
Email support@perforce.com with the license file attached - they should be able to sort it out for you.
Sep
30
awarded  Excavator
Sep
30
revised Generate an OpenVPN profile for client user to import
Removed the (incorrect) "inline" stuff - replaced the tls-auth line with tls-direction 1 as suggested by plaisthos.
Sep
30
suggested suggested edit on Generate an OpenVPN profile for client user to import
Jun
25
comment How to copy a large number of files quickly between two servers
@niXar netcat is fine if you are doing this in a secure environment like private vlan and/or over VPN.
Jun
5
comment Solaris 11 host stops responding, for no apparent reason
Let me guess - this box uses ZFS with compression and/or dedupe turned on?
Jun
5
answered Ubuntu troubleshooting
Mar
22
revised Dream workstation for Sysadmins?
3 years later...
Aug
4
comment Hyper-V vs. ESXi vs. XenServer
Note that this question (and its answers dated back in 2009). All protects have improved dramatically since then. I'd suggest tabulating your requirement in a table and do the research/scoring on your own to narrow down choices. I did and it worked for me everytime!
May
11
answered ZFS SAS/SATA controller recommendations
Jul
14
awarded  Yearling
Apr
6
comment Fedora vs Ubuntu vs Debian to host Subversion and Bugzilla over Apache
Use the tool supported by your local sysadmin. If you will be maintaining the box, use whatever you feel more comfortable with.
Apr
6
revised How can I accurately determine the age of a hard drive?
minor fixes
Apr
6
awarded  Autobiographer
Nov
5
comment Do dell perc 6i cards support online expansion of a raid 1 array when both drives have been replaced with larger ones?
Can you point me to the doc please?
Nov
2
comment Snow Leopard iSCSI initiator
Would save others a lot of time if you list what you have tried here. I, for one, use globalSAN in 32bit mode.