The libvirt tools on openSUSE 12.1 currently cause me some headache:
Certificate chains are a key feature of the entire SSL/TLS concept: a root Certificate Authority (CA) issues certificates for sub CAs, which in turn issue certificates for other sub CAs or end systems such as servers. The Sub CAs are often local departments, branch offices etc. and issuing a certificate for a sub CA, which… Continue reading How SSL/TLS clients validate certificates in a certificate chain
As one usually does not have easy (read: spontaneous, fast) access to servers stored away in some ISP’s data center, evaluating remote access/remote management solutions seems like a good idea. Since vendor-specific solutions such as iDRAC, iLO etc. were no option as I wouldn’t buy a “real” server, IPMI and iAMT came as the only… Continue reading An introduction to Intel’s Active Management Technology (AMT)
The very moment you start running a service of what kind ever, you will face yourself being exposed to the concepts and release cycles of the software underlying your service. In the case of Linux, among other issues this results in the question of what type of Linux distribution you deploy on your servers. The… Continue reading When OS lifecycle becomes a burden, agileness becomes key
Right, so now I’m seriously fed up. It’s enough. No more waiting, no delays. For ****’s sake, it’s outright depressing to see the new PC components I bought last August (!) lying around ever since because I did not want to rip apart my existing PC too early and investige into some Windows 7 difficulties… Continue reading Break your own reluctance!
As the Samba Wiki notes, Windows 7 clients are supported as members of a NT4-style domain since Samba 3.3.5 and Samba 3.4.0 if the following registry changes are made: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESystemCurrentControlSetServicesLanManWorkstationParameters] “DNSNameResolutionRequired”=dword:00000000 “DomainCompatibilityMode”=dword:000000001