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New features in ksplice uptrack-upgrade tools for Oracle Linux

We have many, many happy Oracle Linux customers that use and rely on the Oracle Ksplice service to keep their kernels up to date with all the critical CVEs/bugfixes that we release as zero downtime patches.

There are 2 ways to use the Ksplice service :

Packt $5 eBook Bonanza!

Hi there! No time, no see… but I’m back for a good reason! Packt publishing released its SUPER PROMO: $5 E-Book Bonanza! This means that you can buy many titles about many topics for just $5! It´s a festive campaign that will go from 18th December to 6th January. Don’t...
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Installing and Configuring Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation

Step 1: Ensure that you have subscribed to Red Hat Virtualisation Channels. For more information, see Subscribing to Red Hat Virtualisation Manager Channels
Step 2: Install RHEVM packages.
This will take a while…… 1.6GB of downloads…….

Using log collector in RHEV 3.3 and above to collect full log

The Log Collector Utility for RHEV 3 is located in /usr/bin/rhevm-log-collector and is provided by the rhevm-log-collector package installed on the RHEV manager system.
1. To collect all the information, use command

How to create a swap file

Linux can be configured to use swap space, aka secondary disk storage, when physical memory is running low. Swap spaces can be allocated as disk partitions ('swap partitions') or as files ('swap files'). While swap partitions are generally preferred over swap files, if your system is a virtual private server (VPS) without a pre-configured swap partition, creating a swap file may be your only option.

Unix - Delete blank lines from file

Here's some ways to remove empty or blank lines from a file in Unix. Simple but definitely useful. $ grep -v '^$' file.txt$ grep '.' file.txt$ sed '/^$/d' file.txt$ sed -n '/^$/!p' file.txt$ awk NF file.txt$ awk '/./' file.txtIn Vi editor, in escape mode type :g/^$/ d

Save the Date: Exadata, Manageability and Servers & Storage Partner Community Forum

Dear Partner,
In 2015 the Exadata, Manageability and the Servers and Storage Partner Communities will celebrate a single joint Community Forum which will take place in Budapest, Hungary on April 14-16, 2015.

A client error (MalformedCertificate) occurred when calling the UploadServerCertificate operation: java.lang.ClassCastException: org.bouncycastle.openssl.PEMEncryptedKeyPair cannot be cast to org.bouncycastle.openssl.PEMKeyPair

While trying to upload ssl certificate I got below issue:
I used following command to upload ssl certificate to aws:
aws iam upload-server-certificate --server-certificate-name MysiteCertificate --certificate-body file://home/guest/Downloads/mysite/public.crt --private-key file://home/guest/Downloads/mysite/private.key --certificate-chain file://home/guest/Downloads/mysite/intermediate.pem

Amazon Web Services – A client error (MalformedCertificate) occurred when calling the UploadServerCertificate operation: Unable to parse certificate. Please ensure the certificate is in PEM format

While I am trying to upload ssl certificate with aws cli got error saying MalformedCertificate
I used following command to upload ssl certificate:
aws iam upload-server-certificate --server-certificate-name MysiteCertificate --certificate-body public.crt --private-key private.key --certificate-chain intermediate.pem
A client error (MalformedCertificate) occurred when calling the UploadServerCertificate operation: Unable to parse certificate. Please ensure the certificate is in PEM format.

Python reverse a string with slicing

In python there is no direct function to reverse a string, to reverse a string we need to use slicing.
A slice extracts elements based on a start.
An extended slice extracts elements based on start and stop with step/stride.
Some examples of slicing:

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