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  • Postfix /etc/hosts | boompty boomp
    DNS with an etc hosts entry but after trying this on my own server I noticed Postfix wasn t reading etc hosts A quick google revealed this link and sure enough my Postfix configuration was set to postconf grep smtp host lookup smtp host lookup dns I then did postconf e smtp host lookup native etc init d postfix restart Perhaps a reload would have done the trick but I did a full restart for good measure With this configuration in place Postfix now checks DNS etc hosts in the order defined in etc nsswitch conf I ve reverted back since I don t need it checking etc hosts but this was worth noting for future reference This entry was posted in Linux and tagged postfix Bookmark the permalink New xen bridge tsocks Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Archives October 2013 March 2013 February 2013 May 2012 January 2012 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 February 2011 June 2010 April 2010 March 2010 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 May 2009 April 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008

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  • admin | boompty boomp | Page 2
    http wiki openstack org RunningNova However I needed some additional steps to get this working in my virtualized environment Anyway let s get started First off get the VM s package index and Continue reading Posted in OpenStack 1 Comment Cleanly creating a Fedora 14 xen domU from an existing Fedora 14 VM Posted on February 13 2011 by admin I recently found myself wanting to use a Fedora 14 xen domU on my Debian Lenny dom0 but kept running into problems trying to build Fedora VMs using xen tools Although I previously wrote about creating VMs using qemu I didn t Continue reading Posted in Linux Tagged xen 1 Comment mdadm recovery speeds Posted on June 16 2010 by admin The minimum and maximum speeds can be set via proc sys dev raid speed limit min and proc sys dev raid speed limit max These are system wide values and affect all md block devices If you wish to alter the speeds for a specific block device overriding the system wide values this can Continue reading Posted in Linux Leave a comment Update EveryDNS w a dynamic IP Posted on April 28 2010 by admin Although EveryDNS has a supported perl script for updating a DNS record w a dynamic IP I needed something that worked through a proxy and couldn t entirely figure out how to hack eDNS pl to make it to work Looking at Continue reading Posted in Linux Ruby Leave a comment screen Posted on April 22 2010 by admin My screen fu is a bit weak I ll be using this post to document some useful commands for future reference Firstly the following key combo brings up a listing of windows allowing you to scroll up or down and select Continue reading Posted in

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  • Linux | boompty boomp | Page 2
    LIKE scores Query OK 0 rows affected 0 00 sec mysql INSERT INTO tmpscores SELECT from scores Query OK 116 rows affected Continue reading Posted in Linux Tagged mysql Leave a comment nagios nrpe server Posted on September 4 2009 by admin I went to install nagios nrpe server on a Debian machine so I could use my Nagios server to do local service resource monitoring on that machine but noticed apt get tried to pull in a lot of dependencies for stuff that Continue reading Posted in Linux Tagged debian nagios Leave a comment Changing the timezone on Debian Posted on August 28 2009 by admin Although you can probably just symlink etc localtime to your timezone file under usr share zoneinfo this may be a safer bet dpkg reconfigure tzdata I know on Red Hat it is preferred to use system config time as this also updates some configuration files Continue reading Posted in Linux Tagged debian Leave a comment Starting domUs on boot Posted on August 25 2009 by admin So my dom0 mysteriously rebooted and came back up with no domUs running There is an etc init d xenddomains service and it was running but unfortunately that did not suffice Looking at etc default xendomains Debian Lenny Type string Default etc xen auto Continue reading Posted in Linux Tagged debian xen Leave a comment rename Posted on August 18 2009 by admin I ve been using Linux for quite a while but sadly I ve never used rename or even knew of it s existence until today Basically I had a whack load of munin related files containing a specific hostname and I wanted to rename move Continue reading Posted in Linux Leave a comment XEN Bridging Posted on August 18 2009 by admin I ve

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  • nagios-nrpe-server | boompty boomp
    nagios plugins basic nagios plugins standard qstat radiusclient1 samba common smbclient snmp 0 upgraded 21 newly installed 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded Need to get 18 4MB of archives After this operation 47 3MB of additional disk space will be used Do you want to continue Y n n Abort xen1 A quick google revealed this link and I was able to quickly adapt the syntax to apt get xen1 apt get no install recommends install nagios nrpe server Reading package lists Done Building dependency tree Reading state information Done Recommended packages nagios plugins nagios plugins basic The following NEW packages will be installed nagios nrpe server 0 upgraded 1 newly installed 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded Need to get 35 8kB of archives After this operation 168kB of additional disk space will be used Get 1 http debian uchicago edu lenny main nagios nrpe server 2 12 1 35 8kB Fetched 35 8kB in 0s 111kB s Selecting previously deselected package nagios nrpe server Reading database 25376 files and directories currently installed Unpacking nagios nrpe server from nagios nrpe server 2 12 1 i386 deb Processing triggers for man db Setting up nagios nrpe server 2 12 1 Starting nagios nrpe nagios nrpe xen1 I don t know if this will cause problems down the line but as it stands nrpe is working fine and doing what I need it to do UPDATE If you d like to apply no install recommends globally so that this flag is effectively specified whenever a package is installed via apt you can do the following xen1 echo APT Install Recommends 0 etc apt apt conf d 02recommends Once that s done you should be able to run the following to ensure your setting has taken effect xen1 apt

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