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Unix admin since '96
Network admin since '97
Jack-of-All-Trades since '91

Computers I've owned over the years:

  • TI 99/4A
  • Apple //c
  • homebuilt PC-compatible 8088
  • Gateway 2000 486SX-25
  • homebuilt Pentium II
  • Sun SparcStation 1+
  • Sun Enterprise 2
  • WinBook XL2
  • Apple Power Macintosh G3 Minitower
  • IBM Netfinity 3000
  • homebuilt Intel Pentium → AMD K6-2
  • Sun Ultra 80
  • SGI Octane
  • SGI O2
  • Apple iBook G3 (Graphite)
  • Sony Vaio PCG-Z1WA laptop
  • Apple Mac Mini G4
  • Apple MacBook Pro 17
  • Apple Mac Mini Intel
  • Dell Poweredge T610

Sep
5
revised DNS just started resolving my server.prod addresses to 127.0.53.53
remove references to BIND
Aug
12
revised How do I restore (xterm|gnome-terminal) wrapping after telnet to HP equipment has messed it up?
fix spelling
Aug
8
revised How do I restore (xterm|gnome-terminal) wrapping after telnet to HP equipment has messed it up?
added 209 characters in body
Oct
23
revised Large virtual memory size of ElasticSearch JVM
lsof txt question moved to its own question: http://serverfault.com/questions/548194
Oct
23
revised Large virtual memory size of ElasticSearch JVM
system info
Sep
26
revised How do I permanently change the hostname on Solaris 10?
added two other non-required files
Jun
28
revised Spanning-tree setup with incompatible switches
add tags
Jun
28
revised HP to Cisco spanning tree root flapping
changed "proliant" tag to "procurve"
Jun
28
revised Spanning-tree setup with incompatible switches
add note about the DC not changing its config
Mar
7
revised How to find all ways in which a Unix user account is locked
try to limit answers to correctly functioning account locking systems
Jan
30
revised Cause for large number of duplicate web requests
load balancer, etc.; scraping
Jan
3
revised How should an IT department choose a Linux distribution: Technical reasons
make title into more of a question
May
10
revised How to Chown a directory recursively including hidden files or directories
formatting, typos
May
10
revised Read-Only EAS access to an Exchange Room Mailbox?
complete rewrite; remove chattiness
May
10
revised CentOS 6 doing lots more IO than CentOS 5
formatting
May
10
revised VMware: Is my SYSLOG Collector running?
links, formatting
May
10
revised I compiled samba 3.6.4 on Solaris 9, and can't get smbd to run
link, grammar
May
10
revised LINUX: Can a file which is shown as ASCII text contain UTF-8 data
formatting
May
10
revised php5ts.dll crashes PHP 5.2.17
formatting
May
10
revised installing java on freeBSD
formatting, grammar, etc.