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An experienced Linux and Unix sysadmin.

I'm open to projects/problem solving on a short-term basis. If you have something that needs to get done, let me know.

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Jun
29
comment Server Disk Space Calculation - Errors No such file or directory
(I'm probably not alone) I find it just a bit scary that your response to this error message was rm -rf.
Jun
29
answered bypass firewall with Openvpn + Squid
Jun
28
comment How to send emails without ending up in Junk/Spam folder
serverfault.com/questions/227242/…
Jun
28
answered huge pages header file on centos is zero bytes
Jun
28
comment Can't run freeradius as a service
Is there any more detailed information in your logs particularly the audit log ? Is anything already listening on eth1:1812 - use netstat.
Jun
28
comment Ethernet to Fiber Converters, reliable? or maybe better solutions
Define 'expensive'.
Jun
28
comment Sending char* throug TCP Socket in C (Unix)
This seems like it would be better suited Stack Overflow.
Jun
28
comment How to log multiline message with logger command?
This still inserts each line as a separate log message.
Jun
28
answered How to log multiline message with logger command?
Jun
27
comment Is there anyway to tell what user will receive data from inbound packet?
You still haven't answered my question.
Jun
27
comment Is there anyway to tell what user will receive data from inbound packet?
You didn't answer my question.
Jun
27
comment Is there anyway to tell what user will receive data from inbound packet?
I think you need to tell us a bit more about what's behind your 'rate limiter', how the users connect through it etc.
Jun
27
comment tmpfs - auto create whole path when write to file
Do you know the set of paths that you need to create ?
Jun
27
comment automount - autofs mount issue on CentOS 6.5
Lakeland Fells - cool naming convention.
Jun
26
revised Show a 503 error page if server unavailable
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Jun
26
revised Find out the history of a script execution on Linux box
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Jun
26
answered Find out the history of a script execution on Linux box
Jun
26
answered Show a 503 error page if server unavailable
Jun
26
revised DHCPREQUEST Operation not permitted
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Jun
25
comment dig & nslookup can't resolve local hosts unless I specify the (local) DNS server to use
@GavinSimpson this may be a way to set the nameservers in /etc/resolv.conf unix.stackexchange.com/questions/3668/…