4 articles tagged with Linux

Howto: NetApp SAN ONTAP 8.1 Simulator using SSH Public Keys

Published on Aug 10, 2012 at 8:06 PM MST by Tracey Flanders with (0) comments

If you've ever wanted to login into your lab NetApp SAN (simulator) without it requiring a password, follow these steps. This assumes you have the NFS licensed installed. This has been tested on NetApp ONTAP 8. » read more

Howto: Maintain logfiles on a Hadoop server

Published on Jan 22, 2012 at 12:37 PM MST by Tracey Flanders with (0) comments

If you have ever administered hadoop systems you may have soon realized that log files can become a disk space issue. I ended up created simple crontab jobs that will run nightly to compress and or delete old logfiles.   If the hadoop logs are in /opt/hadoop/logs then we can run the below command. » read more

Howto: Create a MySQL database and user for your application

Published on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:30 AM MST by Tracey Flanders with (0) comments

This is not something I do everyday so I made up some hopefully useful instructions. These are steps I have seen used all over tutorials. Ok lets get started. » read more

Howto: Remove older linux kernel packages from Ubuntu

Published on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:41 PM MST by Tracey Flanders with (0) comments

I've ran into issues with small /boot partitions filling up with old kernel images on ubuntu. Doing a quick search on google return results to use the gui package manager, synaptic. Most of my servers do not run gui's, so here's where some more digging was needed. » read more