Yesterday, I talked about NetGong and their network management software. With today’s sponsored post, I’d like to about another suite of tools by the same company called NetInfo. NetInfo is a collection of some basic network related tools. Linux users are very familiar with these, possibly using them every day like myself. The application is… Continue reading NetInfo
I’m always interested in networking management software. I’ve played with a few from Cacti, Samhain, NMS, Nagios and to simple uptime tools like Mon. All of these are Linux based, but with this sponsored post, I’d like to talk about a Windows based solution called NetGong. NetGong use to be IPMonitor but changed their name… Continue reading NetGong
Today, I decided to update some of my boxes, one of my boxes is a VM-ware server host running on top of Gentoo. That host has two clients, another Gentoo server and a 2003 Windows server. Both of the Gentoo servers needed to go to 2.6.21-r4 kernels, so I thought this would be a good… Continue reading Oh vmware, why do you have to be so difficult!
Quick check on MX using nslookup. I’m basically doing this for a reference for myself. I had some weirdness with MX in my zone. I noticed the following message in the logs: Jul 15 19:32:40 comp.com postfix/smtp: 4DF9F6540BA: host mx1.xxx.com.xx[xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx] said: 450 4.7.1 <firstname.lastname@example.org>… recipient denied, because MX 10 'mail.mydomain.com.' [xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx] for <email@example.com> not answering… Continue reading Quick check on MX using nslookup
Today I came across an interesting challenge. My primary web development and dirvish backup server has been eating up drive space. In turn the server has been acting sluggish, and I’m always trying to shuffle files to increase room, etc. I ended up bying a new Western Digital SATA harddrive to help me out. I… Continue reading Newly installed drive changes ctime, what to do about rsync