Peter Schober E-mailed me a set of strict mode patches for ldap-stats.pl, and I applied them and updated the script on my website. If you are using OpenLDAP and wish to get detailed server utilization reports, you might be interested in ldap-stats.pl. Thanks Peter for the rockin’ patches.
Archive for June, 2006
I came across the NetworkManager application yesterday while looking up some information, and wish I would have found this application earlier in my Linux life! NetWorkManager accepts HAL/DBUS events, and transparently manages the network changes for a user. If you periodically switch between wired and wireless network connections, or wander between wireless access points with […]
I use the OpenBSD PF (packet filter) firewall at home to protect the systems I run, and to provide access to a few services over the Internet. The services I make accessible to the Internet run on servers in RFC 1918 address space, which requires my OpenBSD gateway to perform translate IP addresses and apply […]
If you are interested in learning why the AMD Opteron processor is currently the top dog in the X64 server space, you might be interested in the following Anandtech article: http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/showdoc.aspx?i=1815&p=1 The article discusses the K8 architecture in depth, and explains why hyper transport rocks. I have been wanting to upgrade my Sun Ultra 10s […]
VMWare ESX server has a bunch of command line utilties to display and modify the ESX server configuration, and the vast majority of them are buried in the /usr/sbin directory. One useful utility is esxcfg-nics, which displays the NIC type, the virtual NIC name, and the current configuration of each NIC in a server: $ […]
I recently came across the procinfo utility, and use it periodically to view system utilization and configuration data on the Linux servers I support. Procinfo is a monitoring utility that interfaces with the Linux /proc file system, and displays data such as CPU utilization, memory utilization, interrupts serviced and information on the modules that are […]