Category Archives: Operating Systems

The rapid deployment of iOS 6

Apple has released another version of the iOS and again it amazes me how quickly the adoption rate of the OS is. You have to hand it to apple removing the carriers from the equation makes it so much easier …

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Are you my Hypervisor?

I’m currently writing a script to try and detect if I’m in a guest on vmware. I was looking around and found some complicated C programs to probe memory to detect it. Then I was talking to one of my …

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ODSEE, IDSync for Windows and Linux

Recently I had to install Oracle (Sun) Directory Enterprise Server 7 and Sun Identity Sync for Windows 6.0 and I had all sort of issues. So I decided to document it so I can look back on it and laugh.. …

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How to remove all LDOM configuration from a Solaris box

If you have configured a host with LDOMs and are no longer using them you may have some configuration left in the hypervisor. The easiest way to get rid of this is to do a factory defaults reset of the configuration. …

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Configure PPPoE on FreeBSD

FreeBSD: How to set up PPPoE Now that broadband is widely available, wouldn’t it be nice to have all your machines at home connected to it. (Note: Some providers disallow LANs as part of their AUP). With this article we’ll …

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Creating a VPN using ssh and ppp on FreeBSD

FreeBSD: Creating a VPN using ssh and ppp Welcome to the 21st century, the time of fast computers, fan cooled graphics cards, point and click packet sniffers, and “I didn’t know what that program did, i just ran it” script …

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