Extend XFS EBS Volume on CentOS AWS Instance

February 19, 2020 Jordansphere AWS

Query I wanted to extend an XFS formatted disk in Linux which is backed by an EBS volume. The mount point is called mydata To extend the volume in AWS: Goto Compute -> EC2 -> EBS -> Volumes -> {Select Volume} -> Modify Volume -> {change size} On the Linux device ec2-user]# lsblk NAME    MAJ:MIN […]

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Reset and Configure Cisco Fabric Interconnect

January 27, 2020 Jordansphere Cisco UCS

Here are the steps to reset a Fabric Interconnect pair and set them up from scratch. Step 1 – Reset Fabric Interconnects to factory defaults Erase configuration on both Fabric A and Fabric B:   old-swfi01-A# connect local-mgmt Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS) Software TAC support: http://www.cisco.com/tac Copyright (c) 2009, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights […]

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Script to install RabbitMQ 3.7.9 on Centos7

January 24, 2020 Jordansphere Linux

Script to install RabbitMQ 3.7.9 on CentOS 7   #!/bin/bash # README # ONLY VARIABLE REQUIRED IS admin password for "rabbitmqctl add_user admin {MyPassword}" # PLease change before running script. # echo "#######################################################################"; echo "This script will install RabbitMQ 3.7.9 and open relevant firewall rules"; echo "#######################################################################"; yum -y install epel-release wget http://packages.erlang-solutions.com/erlang-solutions-1.0-1.noarch.rpm rpm -Uvh […]

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HP DL460c Blade Randomly Not Recognising SD Card on Reboot

December 4, 2019 Jordansphere ESXi

Problem When we reboot an HP DL460c Gen9 blade approximately 50% of the time it would not find the SD card and thus not boot.    Resolution When booting -> Press F9 (System Utilities) -> System Configuraion -> BIOS/Platform Configuration (RBSU) -> System Options -> USB Options -> USB 3.0 Mode. Set to Auto   Save […]

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Create LACP Bond Interface in Centos 7

December 2, 2019 Jordansphere Linux

Issue I had two 10Gb ports I wanted to bond in Dynamic Link Aggegration (802.3ad) To get the network interface list use: nmcli connection In my output I wanted to use ens1f0 and ens1f1 interfaces   Steps 1)  Create Bond Interface (bond0) nmcli con add type bond con-name bond0 ifname bond0 mode 4 ip4 10.32.99.12/24 10.32.99.254 […]

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New Node Gets Stuck in PendingActive State – NetApp Solidfire

November 25, 2019 Jordansphere NetApp

Problem: When trying to add a new NetApp Solidfire (H610S4) node to an existing cluster the node became locked in a PendingActive state.   Troubleshooting The log files showed the following error: 2019-11-25T13:47:50.149221Z node-sans11 master-1[26688]: [Bootstrapper] 26749 TickerIOService ms/Bootstrapper.cpp:1648:RunClusterSearch|Error in cluster search: ex=xInvalidVirtualNetwork at solidfire::IPAddress solidfire::VirtualNetworkInfo::ReserveAddress() (shared/VirtualNetworkInfo.cpp:302): Too few IP addresses supplied for VirtualNetwork 8   […]

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Cryptographic Error: Trusted Certificate Entries are Not Password-protected Keytool

November 12, 2019 Jordansphere SSL

Problem When replacing the certificates on a vCloud Director 9.5 installation, I ran the configure command and the following error occurred. cryptographic error: trusted certificate entries are not password-protected keytool   Troubleshooting Upon investigation of the keystore file it appeared that the keytool -storetype JCEKS -list -v -keystore certs.ks <snip> Alias name: http Creation date: 29 […]

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Init: Private key not found – Apache Wont Start on CentOS

October 29, 2019 Jordansphere Apache

Problem When attempting to update a certificate in Apache the webserver would not restart. Apache Error Logs: [Tue Oct 29 14:42:07 2019] [error] Init: Private key not found [Tue Oct 29 14:42:07 2019] [error] SSL Library Error: 218529960 error:0D0680A8:asn1 encoding routines:ASN1_CHECK_TLEN:wrong tag [Tue Oct 29 14:42:07 2019] [error] SSL Library Error: 218640442 error:0D08303A:asn1 encoding routines:ASN1_TEMPLATE_NOEXP_D2I:nested asn1 […]

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Script to Copy Yesterdays DB Backup to Remote Site

October 9, 2019 Jordansphere Linux

The following script will pick out yesterdays backup file and copy it over to a remote site using SCP Note: The format of the backup files are in this format : db-08-10-2019.bak.gz Note: You will need to install sshpass (eg yum -y install sshpass) and be comfortable with your password being in cleartext. #!/usr/bin/bash # […]

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vRops Vcloud Director Tenant Portal – Access Denied after Upgrade to 2.2

September 26, 2019 Jordansphere vCloud Director

Problem After upgrading from vcloud director tenant portal 2.0 -> 2.2 all tenants were getting an Access Denied error when trying to view via Operation Manager drop down     Resolution All looked okay. The Services were started and no errors anywhere. The fix was to simply disable -> re-enable plugin Access per tenant (like below)

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