Recently I ran into an issue on a project I’m working on. The customer has a Linux virtual machine running on Azure with a large data disk (20 TB). I knew – but forgot to remember – that Azure Backup doesn’t support disks larger then 4 TB (more info here).
Recently I ran into a problem with PFSense. After rebooting I noticed several errors during the boot proces. I was able to boot into the single user environment and after some investigating I found a solution that worked for me. pkg-static update -f pkg-static upgrade -f After rebooting I noticed
Did you notice that your timezone was not correct? This is how to configure the right timezone : timedatectl set-timezone Europe/Amsterdam You can check your date/time settings : timedatectl The timedatectl is installed by default, but when you did a minimal install you can fix this with the following command :
When you install a package using dpkg and somehow you kill the proces, you may encouter the above error. There is an easy solution for that : Remove the lock files using the following command : sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock sudo rm /var/cache/apt/archives/lock cd /var/lib/dpkg/updates sudo rm * sudo apt-get update
Use the following command to install PAR2 support on your Linux host : sudo apt-get install par If your device has more than 1 core available, you can significantly speed up verification and repair by using all cores in your system. Installing these multicore versions of Par2 is easy for
For testing purposes I’m using PFsense to allow my clients to PXE boot using the FOG TFTP server. This are the settings which are working : You can find these settings in the PFsense DHCP service menu.
In this post I’m going to describe the simple steps to install the latest release of the Plesk software on CentOS. First make sure you are root: sudo -s Make sure you start with a clean starting point, remove existing instances of Apache, MySql, Cyrus and PHP: yum remove http*
Many people are running Linux in a virtual machine on Azure. But what if a Linux virtual machine refuses to start? Go to the Azure portal and open the virtual machine properties. First check out the CPU, network and disk utilization. Is CPU constantly peaking at 100%? Then you know
Making backups of virtual machines running on Azure using snapshot technology is a nice feature. But sometimes you don’t want to revert the whole snapshot but only want to restore a single file. Now this is possible. It uses the same backup/Snapshot technology you probably are already using. Open the