You have an application that take too long to execute, and do not require user interaction. As a systems administrator how will you ensure the execution of this application does not continue to interfere will current application on your desktop.
I am working with CentOS 8 and I have a problem with UIDs and User Names. I have installed VestaCP to manage my websites. The user by the name of “user123” and UID 1007 is the owner of all the websites (user in VestaCP). Then I have created individual FTP users for each website. Each […]
I’m administering a Windows 2012 R2 server with Shadow Copies enabled using the System provider and last night 28 days of shadow copies just disappeared. VSSADMIN can list 2 shadow copies for the volumes. Does the System provider log any events to Windows Event logs? If so, which logs/id’s should I be looking for?
So I discovered servers trying to bruteforce my API so I want to block them…but my specific scenario made it difficult to work with common solutions found on the internet. 1) I don’t want to just rate limit, if any IP attempts to authenticate with the API and fail more than X times in ~6 […]
I use Ubuntu 16.04 with kernel 5.4 and thin-provisioning-tools version 0.8.5 I want to test the cache_xml and cache_writeback tools of thin-provisioning, but it failed. It always failed and I don’t know how to debug. I have two SSD as RAID0 and use them to be a dm-cache device. blockdev –getsz /dev/sdb 937703088 blockdev –getsz […]
I need to give access to a folder to specific IP addresses and also password protect the directory. The flow should be like this: If the folder is accessed from a white-listed IP then ask a password else block/redirect. Is it possible to use Plesk utilities?
I am very sure I saw something within the last year saying that you could disable the Personal side of a Microsoft Account. Of course, we know that a user, firstname.lastname@example.org has both a Work or School account and a Personal account associated with that same email address, confusingly. I definitely recall reading the personal […]
So I have a vsan cluster, 4 esxi hosts all contributing to vsan as well as compute. Vcenter lives in esxi01. Esxi01 is not responding and I cannot open the web gui. I can still ping every vm and ssh into most. I believe esxi01 is out of file descriptors. Is it best to ssh […]
I am running Hyper-V on Windows 10 and created an Ubuntu server vm running postgresql. My pc has a single nic card. There is a single network adapter on the VM that is connected to the Default switch in Hyper-V. I am able to connect to the internet from the vm and can connect to […]