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network interface failover

December 24, 2013 12:17 a.m.

Ever run into a situation where a server has multiple nics that need failover if one fails or load balancing without switch or router level redundency? Or you have one nic with multiple ports distributed between two switches and the same needs? Linux network interface bonding can be your saviour!

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nagios and network monitoring

November 3, 2013 1:03 a.m.

Ok, every smart sysadmin should monitor their network. This way the clients and staff do not have to inform you if something is down before you know yourself. Common sense, right? Hopefully so! I make sure that when things go down I am in the know. If I'm not, then I am not doing my job effectively. Just to state... I always know!

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living in a mixed world

November 1, 2013 11:25 p.m.

Starting with a new company back in 2001 threw me into a slight Windows and heavy Linux environment. We had an Exchange server for internal email and a client still running NT4. Although, production servers were linux. And I use that term loosely since most of them were on Cobalt servers. Back then, Cobalt did not mean linux/redhat truly, but a form of a redhat based OS was there. The directory structure of where things lived were not necessarily in the standard places. Although, it was still linux and fairly easy to adapt.

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seamless data migration part 2

February 26, 2010 5:35 p.m.

Now that the initial data migration has been completed, we can proceed with testing and the final push of data. The following parts are not that complicated and will actually use a lot of the same steps that have already been explained.

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seamless data migration part 1

May 19, 2009 11:12 p.m.

Moving web sites, databases or any other type of dynamic data from one server to another is very tough to do seamlessly. Now, I don't claim to know it all, but I've been able to successfully pull it off hundreds of times over the years. With a slight few exceptions of course.

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