Check the IP Address of iDRAC via ESXi Host

December 7, 2016 Jordansphere ESXi

Scenario: Due to a disk failure I was trying to ascertain whether a partciular remote ESXi host had an iDRAC port and what the IP address was   To find this: Click the host in question via vSphere Client -> Select Hardware Status -> The  expand the Baseboard Management Controller Sensor  

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Dell, esxi, Idrac, IP Address,

Restarting Management Interface on a Raritan Dominion PX

November 30, 2016 Jordansphere Raritan

The web interface on a Raritan Dominion PX device was not accessible. In order to fix the issue via the clp (cli) we plugged a console cable in with the following settings Data Rate: 9600 Parity: None Data Bits: 8 Stop BIts: 1 Flow Control: off   When connected select : clp  You will then be […]

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VCNS 5.5 – Upgrade Failed. Root Fileystem Full

October 14, 2016 Jordansphere ESXi

When trying to upgrade VCNS 5.5.3 to 5.5.4 I was presented with this error: Message: Could not untar /common/em/downloads/image/image-vsm-vsm-5.5.4-2504419.img.dist   This suggested to me there was a partition full somwhere on the vShield Manager VM To check this: Open the console of the VSM VM. Default username/passwords are:  Username: admin Passowrd: default Enable: default #' show […]

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Creating an Extra MySQL Slave from Another MySQL Slave

August 25, 2016 Jordansphere FreeBSD

I was tasked with creating a new MySQL slave in a Brighton datacenter to replicate with the master in London. There was already a replication in place from London to Manchester.  Here are the steps to copy the information from Manchester Slave (MySQL2) to the Brighton Slave (MySQL3) . This method allows the master MySQL to be completely untouched  In […]

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Failed to Initialize SSL Session to Remote Host 

July 22, 2016 Jordansphere ESXi

I had a miniature test lab consisting of 1 host and 1 vCenter 6.0 appliance. When I installed the VCSA on the host I was suddenly unable to connect to the console of the VMs I had previously created.   When I connected via the ESXi host I was presented with the following message: Unable to […]

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List All Files Recursively in Linux

July 22, 2016 Jordansphere Linux

To list all files in a directory – including subdirectories then use this command: # find /data/jord01 -type f   If you want a count of all the files in a directory: # find /data/jord01 -type f | wc -l

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Disable Firewalld in CentOS 7

July 18, 2016 Jordansphere Linux

Simple instructions on how to stop, disable and the check the status of firewall   1) Stop the firewalld service # systemctl stop firewalld   2) Disable the firewalld service from starting # systemctl disable firewalld   3) Check the status of the firewalld service # systemctl status firewalld  

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Guest Customization Placing Local Domain in Workgroup Rather Than Domain

May 12, 2016 Jordansphere VMware

I had a Windows 7 machine that I wanted to customize in order to enter a domain in a VMware Horizon 7 environment.  However the customization wasn't working correctly and the local domain was incorrectly placed put into the WORKGROUP.    In order for the customization to work correctly you need to use the following format […]

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Move MySQL Directory in WHM \ cPanel

March 24, 2016 Jordansphere Cpanel

We originally installed an image from the cPanel website. The /root parition holds the system information and the /data  houses the users  web and mail data. Unfortunatley the /root partition is NOT installed as an LVM which makes it difficult to expand. What I did notice is that the users MySQL data is actually stored in the /root […]

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cpanel, mysql, new partition, whm,

Useful Exim Commands

March 10, 2016 Jordansphere Linux

Here are some useful CLI commands when dealing with mail queues on EXIM:   List amount of messages in the queue /usr/sbin/exim -bpc   List all messages in the queue /usr/sbin/exim -bp   Get a summary of the current mail queue /usr/sbin/exim -bp | exiqsumm Here is an example output Count  Volume  Oldest  Newest  Domain […]

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centos, cpanel, exim, mail queue,

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