Which policy do you follow for maintain your VMs?view story

http://serverfault.com – Which rules/policy or procedure do you use to maintain your list of VMs? For ex. Will you assign a VM and keep eyeing on whether it is being utilized or kept idle? (So that you can take it back to pool and give it to some other needy people) Or Will you assign a VM only for particular period of time and ask the user to request to extend the period? (HowTos)

Conky: scrolling package notifier using perlview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – First, welcome to Arch LinuxChr|s wrote:I came across this post from the wiki for arch. Therefore I guess I shouldn't use this method...if anyone has any better ones, please let me know. ThanksBoy, you are not just whistling Dixie.  Three years ?!? (HowTos)

SVN Lock - Unable to lock file from svn client - Tortoise clientview story

http://serverfault.com – We have a debian based SVN server, When I try to lock a file it shows as below image, Nobody is able to lock any file. Can you please guide me how to solve this issue.I also followed the below client configuration but did not worked. I have attached the error image below. To configure locking on TortoiseSVN, right-click on any folder and select Tortoise SVN > Settings.... (HowTos)

forcing packages in aptview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – 1.I sometimes go through synaptic and force packages,the version of packages that I want,what is the apt command that do exactly the same thing in cli?-both apt-get and aptitude-how can I force packages through cli?2.whats the aptitude equivalent of --apt-cache policy-- command? (HowTos)

Windows 2008 R2 AD servers on fanless flash based systemsview story

http://serverfault.com – We have a number of branch offices where having an AD/DNS server would make a big difference to user experience. (HowTos)

Drive mapping fails via GPO preferences but works fine in a VBScriptview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm running a few Windows Server 2008 R2 servers with domain computers running Windows XP SP3. Client side extension is installed. I opted to use Group Policy Preferences over the conventional VBScript to map drives but it keeps returning an error code 0x80070035. I have no idea why this is happening as I can access the shared folder from the explorer once I log in. (HowTos)

What Group Policy settings MUST be set within the Default Domain Policy?view story

http://serverfault.com – Does anyone have an authoritative source of policies that MUST be set within the Default Domain Policy? Off the top of my head, I know that password policies and certain user session policies must be set within the Default Domain Policy. I'm doing a cleanup of our Domain GPOs and trying to separate any GPs that can be set outside the default... (HowTos)

Move from Stable to Testing - Pinning vs Holdview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I have a machine I support that the owner wants to migrate from the latest Crunchbang Stable release to be based on Debian Testing.That is not a problem in that I am well able to do that.However, the machine is an Asus AJ6C with a GeForce Go 7300 graphics in use. (HowTos)

Protection against arp spoofingview story

http://www.unix.com – Hi, I'm trying to find a way to protect my network against arp spoofing. What it is: An attacker sends fake arp packets in the network, identifying himself as the router. All network traffic is then redirected to this attacker. How to protect myself: In my opinion, the best possible protection is arptables firewall running on my router. But I'm not sure hot to set it up properly. (HowTos)

nmap external localhost with iptablesview story

http://serverfault.com – I have a status monitor that I wish to set up using nmap to show all my externally open ports. Naturally nmap came to mind. Unfortunately I use an iptables firewall and allow all traffic on the loopback interface. I want this and need this, as I might be doing web development on apache for instance. (HowTos)