Host to network IPsec VPN with OpenSwan and ScreenOS

May 1, 2012 Cody IPSEC

Whiling attempting to configure what I thought would be a straight forward VPN between a Linux VPS running CentOS 5 on top of KVM with a Netscreen 5gt became more of an adventure then I expected. I had originally planned on configuring a standard Route Based VPN in ScreenOS 5.4 and tunneling all traffic between […]

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Enabling Rsyncd with Backup Module and IPv6 on CentOS

July 6, 2011 Cody Backups

This guide will cover the set up of xinetd to accept incoming connections for an rsync daemon on redhat or centos 5.x systems. The rsync server daemon will have a backup module which defines the share to the client connection while setting options. Rsyncd is still supported by consumer NAS products or other remote backup […]

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IPv6-in-IPv4 Tunnel for CentOS/Redhat 5 or 6

June 24, 2011 Cody IPv6

Today I want to show everyone how to properly handle IPv6, virtual interfaces, and routes in CentOS/Redhat without resorting to custom scripts or a hacked together mess that may work for you but will confuse the next person that needs to maintain the server. It is crucial to perform tasks via a standardized method so […]

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Fedora 14+ and KDE4 over VNC

April 25, 2011 Cody KDE4

It appears that in Fedora 14 on-ward that the package ‘system-config-display’ has been removed and is no longer packaged. Many of the guides that deal with Fedora VNC point people to this package and tell them to run the following command ‘system-config-display -noui’ to generate an Xorg.conf file. I am going to show you how […]

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Static IPv6 configuration in Fedora14

December 24, 2010 Cody DNS

So you have a Fedora server that is connected to a ipv6 capable router or your ISP has assigned you a static ipv6 block, now what? How does Fedora handle IPv6 Stateless Auto-configuration? How do you assign a static IPv6 address? How do you configure IPv6 nameservers? How do you test IPv6 connectivity? I will […]

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Btrfs w/ multi-device raid Part 1

November 27, 2010 Cody file-systems

If you are currently using Fedora 14 you may wish to play with the new and exciting BTRFS file-system and today we will begin to show you how. I wrote this because even after alot of reading I was still left with questions regarding a few irregularities like not being able to use fstab to […]

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How to install Vmware-Tools on Debian Linux

February 4, 2010 Cody Linux

Ensure you grab the latest updates before you begin. If you update the kernel after installing Vmware-Tools you will need to re-run the vmware-tools.pl script. For debian the following command can be run to start the update and upgrade process. apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Mount the physical cd-rom device to our /media/cdrom folder so […]

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How I currently Roll

September 15, 2009 Cody Uncategorized

I am currently using Windows 7 RTM, Server 2008 R2, and Linux distribution named Fedora(version 11). As time goes on I will be posting articles about my dealings in these environments and the accompanying technologies that make my life work. Cody

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