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Canonical Debuts 'Orange Box' for Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud Demosview story

http://thevarguy.com – Canonical's Orange Box, the portable server cluster that the company intends to use to showcase OpenStack, MAAS, Juju and other aspects of the Ubuntu Linux-based cloud, is out. Here's what it's all about. Content Classification:  Curated read more (IT news)

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How to name network adapters created with virt-install?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – In order to test preseeded installation, I want to create a virtual machine as close as possible to an actual server I use in production. (HowTos)

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what does this ssh command mean?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – Its an answer I got from questioning about port forwarding but I'm not sure what it means.. $ ssh lab_desktop -L 2200:lab_server:22 -vvv my wild guess: first get connect to lab_desktop and then again log into lab_server(port 22) and the received data from this connection will be forwarded to lab_desktop, port 2200. is my wild guess right?? but I still don't understand what that '-vvv' means (HowTos)

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DNS resolution problem with Fedora 20view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have a newly built Fedora 20 server that I've just hooked to my network. It's a virtual server running on a VirtualBox host. (HowTos)

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Old SQL installation mediaview story

http://serverfault.com – We have MSSQL Server 2008 R2 licenses. We have an Action Pack subscription, which provides us SQL 2014. But we just need the installation media for 2008 R2 so that we can install Reporting Services. We are not prepared today to urgently upgrade our MSSQL, so the download that Microsoft provides is not helpful. Is there any place to go for downloading older versions of MS software like this? (HowTos)

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Route Redirect Issueview story

http://serverfault.com – I have two routers in the same subnet: Linux server is a gateway to the Internet Juniper SRX100H is for connection with other offices through IPsec VPN All client machines have the Linux server as a default gateway. The Linux server has routes to other offices through the Juniper SRX. (HowTos)

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AWS ELB health check potentially remove all instancesview story

http://serverfault.com – So, when using AWS ELB, there's a health check url we use to ping db server / check out bound connection, etc. If there are unhealthy instances, they are removed. But if the db server is down, our web server is designed to continue function to the best of its ability. (Design for failure). These 2 concepts seems to conflict each other? If a single server is not health, it'd be removed. (HowTos)

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FTP decodingview story

http://www.unix.com – I am trying to understand a UNIX script which FTPs certain files from a remote location to the local machine. I understand the basic FTP command but the UNIX script uses the following command: ftp -n -i -v > $logftp_trg 2>&1 <<! open $MFX_FTP_SERVER user $MFX_FTP_LOGIN $MFX_FTP_PWD Can anyone explain me the step by step working of these commands. (HowTos)

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Mount vmdk hard using centosview story

http://serverfault.com – I have CentOS virtual machine on Virtualbox using vmdk hard, I have copped this hard to another CentOS server so I need to mount the vmdk hard to read and write on it I found this commad mount /root/disk3.vmdk /tmp/test/ -o ro,loop=/dev/loop1,offset=32768 -t ntfs but not working the output of execution: NTFS signature is missing. Failed to mount '/dev/loop1': Invalid argument The device '/de (HowTos)

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How to Open a Server to the Internet - Architectureview story

http://serverfault.com – I have a Greenfield system environment I am putting in place. I have all the server skills I need, however my Security/Network skills are limited. My question is, what is best practice network config for opening servers to the internet. i.e: Host a Web Site, that has a separate DB server on the back end, and the web users authenticate to AD. (HowTos)