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XCP Wiki Pages Have Been Migrated to

XCP is Dead; Long Live XenServer!

Last year was a momentous year for all things related to the Xen Project.  2013 saw Xen Project become a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.  It also saw the separate XenServer project become Open Source under the auspices of

iWARP Update Roadmap 2014 (White Paper)

An interesting information on iWARP roadmap with OpenFabric Alliance iWARP Update (pdf)

Share the keyboard and mouse using Synergy - part 2/2

Part 1 of this 2-part series covers x2x, a nifty software tool that lets you use the keyboard and mouse of one X terminal to control another. If you want to control more than 1 other machine, or the machines are on different platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows), Synergy is the tool. Installation My primary machine runs Debian 7.5 - aka Wheezy.

Solution: How to properly shutdown an Oracle VM HA Enabled Virtual Machine

Posted on Sat 12, by mokumThis post applies to all Oracle VM 2 and 3 Releases.
I want to point out an operational subtlety that may not be readily apparent when working with Oracle VM “HA Enabled” virtual machines. Normally, when a Li

POSIX 2008 locale support integrated (illumos)

A year in the making... and finally the code is pushed.  Hooray!

I've just pushed 2964 into illumos, which adds support for a bunch of new libc calls for thread safe and thread-specific locales, as well as explicit locale_t objects.   Some of the interfaces added fall under the BSD/MacOS X "xlocale" class of functions.

Nmap – Scan for open ports

nmap is a network exploration tool and security/port scanner.
We can list all open ports using nmap for a given IP/Host.
Use following command to list all open ports:
$ sudo nmap -v -sS
Use following command to scan specific ports:
$ nmap -sS -O -p80,8080
To can specific range of ports(scan from port 80 to 100):

Configuring OpenLDAP on CentOS 6 (Part 1)

Step 1″ Install OpenLDAP packages
# yum install openldap openldap-servers openldap-clients
Step 2: Generate a password hash to be used as the admin password. This password hash will be used when you create the root user for your LDAP installation. For example:

Mark Your Calendars! Great Xen Project Events Coming in August and September 2014

If you use — or are just interested in learning about — the Xen Project Hypervisor, you will want to mark your calendar now for two great events coming later this summer.

September 15: Xen Project User Summit, New York City, NY

The Xen Project User Summit is great for:

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