Category: SysAdmin

Mac OSX Standalone App: Fixup Broken App Permissions

Hi All – been a while. I just downloaded an update for the awesome Hermes App and ran into the same problem I ran into before – it’s a Mac OSX standalone app (directory) you can execute as a local

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OpenStack: Recover Galera Cluster

OpenStack MySQL (MariaDB Galera Cluster) Recovery Problem: Your MySQL Secondary Database will not start because of disk space, InnoDB problems, etc. This hit me when the Keystone token cleanup got fouled up and I ended up with 900K expired token

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CentOS Wireless: Fix when it breaks!

Hi All – if you have ditched NetworkManager (as I have) and you are still running into wireless LAN access problems…check out this script!

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Lync Server 2013: Front-end Fails to Start

Received message “Server startup delayed … fabric pool manager has not finished initial placement of users?” Read our solution!

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Setup OpenLDAP on CentOS 6.x

Hi All – I had to setup another LDAP server today and it was just barely painful enough to warrant a writeup 🙂 Read more for my walkthrough!

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Backup a Dell 2824 Switch from Command Line

Hi All – ever need to backup your Dell 2824 Managed Switch? If so…you know that the only way to do this is by the Web UI. Which isn’t very helpful if you want to keep your switch configuration backed

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