RHEL VNC – Direct to OS login screen

I seldomly run into requests to install a UI on any RHEL system.. However I do get requests OCASSIONALLY and I always forget what the heck I’m doing when they request vnc access to the machine… So after a long day yesterday of tinkering around with it I finally got everything figured out again.. Hopefully […]

Resizing LVM Volumes on RHEL

Resizing LVM Volumes in Linux: Step 1: First, create a partition on the new space using fdisk fdisk /dev/sda # List current partitions Command (m for help): p Disk /dev/sda: 10.7 GB, 10737418240 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1305 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Device Boot Start End Blocks […]

Easy way for persistant reverse ssh tunnels

Our network here is complex (as most corporate networks likely are)… I was presented with a challenge of setting up a remote centreon poller off of our network for end to end mail checks.. So obviously I had to make sure the central poller for our centreon environment could reach out to a specific IP […]

Juniper Networks on Fedora (17-20)

 To get the VPN going on fedora follow the following steps.  -Ask local IT for hostchecker.conf file.. usually a pretty small file with only 1 line of text in it -Move your hostchecker.conf to /etc/ -Install openjdk (the newest version 7 works fine now) -be sure to have the openjdk icedtea web plugin installed -Install […]