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Fedora 20: Firefox Reports Flash as Vulnerable

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This problem starts with Firefox reporting that your flash-plugin is out of date.  This report looks like this and disables all-flash. After this, we will take a look Mozilla’s Plugin Check to see what it thinks is going on. Now here we can see that version 11.2.202.440 is vulnerable.  We will then check about:plugins to […]

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BlackBerry Z30: No Update to 10.3.1

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I have a BlackBerry Z30 (STA100-5) which I was excited to update to the latest release of BB10, which was announced on February 9, 2015 (link).  However, when I was attempting to install the update over the air, it kept telling me that I was already on the latest version.  This was obviously incorrect (I […]

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SPARC Logical Domains: Alternate Service Domains Part 1

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In this series, we will be going over configuring alternate I/O and Service domains, with the goal of increasing the serviceability the SPARC T-Series servers without impacting other domains on the hypervisor.  Essentially enabling rolling maintenance without having to rely on live migration or downtime. It is important to note, that this is not a […]

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SPARC Logical Domains: Live Migration

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One of the ways that we are able to accomplish regularly scheduled maintenance is by utilizing Live Migration, with this we can migrate workloads from one physical machine to another without having service interruption.  The way that it is done with Logical Domains is much more flexible than with most other hypervisor solutions, it doesn’t […]

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Solaris 11: Configure IP Over Infiniband Devices

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In this article we will be going over the configuration of an infiniband interface with the IPoIB protocol on Solaris 11, specifically Solaris 11.2 (previous versions of Solaris 11 should work the same, however, there have been changes in the ipadm and dladm commands). Identify Infiniband Datalinks First we need to identify the underlying interfaces […]

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Adventures in ZFS: Mirrored Rpool

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It always makes sense to have a mirrored rpool for your production systems, however, that is not always how they are configured.  This really simple procedure is also critical. Create a Mirrored Zpool Check the existing devices to identify the one currently in use. # zpool status rpool<br />   pool: rpool<br />  state: ONLINE<br /> […]

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Linux KVM: Bridging a Bond on CentOS 6.5

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Today we are going to hop back into the KVM fray, and take a  look at using CentOS as a hypervisor., and configuring very resilient network connections to support our guests.  Of course these instructions should be valid on Red Hat Linux and Oracle Linux as well, though there is a little more to be […]

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BlackBerry OS 10: Caldav Setup with Zimbra

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I have owned my Blackberry Z10, going on a year now, and I have absolutely loved it.  However, one of the issues that I have fought was in integrating it with my Zimbra Installation.  Email was easy, the IMAP protocol sorted that out easily enough… However, calendars turned out to be more of a challenge […]