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FTP of Binary file to mainframe.
I have a binary file on a UNIX box that I need to ftp to a mainframe as RECFM=FB and LRECL=180. How do I format the ftp script?

Answer Question   |  April 15, 2014  3:17 PM
FTP, Mainframe, Unix
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5 pts.

Oracle buys Nimbula?
I was wondering if Oracle will bring out Nimbula as a product? or will they bring it out as one of their services they can offer? The reason for this question is, Ubuntu uses Openstack with the MaaS feature (very similar to Nimbula’s feature of adding nodes with no configuration). Which is quite a nifty...

Answer Question   |  April 14, 2014  12:30 PM
Citrix, nimbula, Oracle, Ubuntu, VMware
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40 pts.

How partition can be created in Red Hat 6.0 by shell script?
I want to write a shell script which contains commands of partition creation, in execution of  this shell script user has to enter only partition size and other details in file /etc/fstab/ , i tried but it is not giving me the expected output.

Answer Question   |  March 21, 2014  8:59 AM
Red Hat, Shell scripts
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5 pts.

Mainframe to Unix Codepage using Connect:Direct
Hello, I am using Connect:Direct to send a file from our Mainframe to a Unix Server. My file contains French charcters, when the file is received on the Unix server, the French characters are changed to ’3/4′. This is the codepage I am using on the from: SYSOPTS=”:CODEPAGE=(IBM-037,IBM-819):type=binary” This is the codepage I am using...

Answer Question   |  February 24, 2014  3:34 PM
Connect:Direct, Mainframe, Unix
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5 pts.

Zimbra Storage
This a mail from my colleague, “I would like for us to use the zimbra briefcases for storage of latest datasheets and specs for the future. This enables global (but controlled) access to the documents (for example you or I can specify exactly which people can access the folders).” So my question is what does...

Answer Question   |  February 13, 2014  2:56 AM
Storage, Zimbra
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5 pts.

complexity for shell script migration
we have approx 700 shell script which is written for sybase ASE. and we have to make them compatible to work for SQL SERVER 2014 as we are migrating our database from SYBASE ASE 15.7 to SQL SERVER 2014. could you please tell me what should be my checklist in every shell scripts?

Answer Question   |  January 27, 2014  7:20 AM
Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Shell scripts, Sybase Databases
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5 pts.

Wanted to configure PGP on Oracle applications R12
Hi, We are currently on Oracle Applications R12 based on Unix Platform.  We have a requirement to encrypt the files using the PGP key and FTP to another server. The other server will require to decrypt these files. Can you please let me know from where I have to start? Do we need any configuration on...

Answer Question   |  December 9, 2013  6:45 AM
Oracle applications, PGP, Unix
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5 pts.

UNIX Security Assessment
What is the best way UNIX Assessment procedure?

Answer Question   |  December 7, 2013  4:48 PM
Unix administration, Unix security
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100 pts.

Security implications surrouding outbound SSH traffic
The school that my son goes to blocks outbound SSH traffic. The users inside the network can’t use Port 22 / trying to make a SSH connection through another port is also blocked. The reason I was given for this was because it’s putting the users inside the network at risk and would allow port...

Answer Question   |  December 6, 2013  6:28 PM
Port knocking, Security, SSH
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56,495 pts.

How does Unbuntu encrypt its disk utility?
Is Ubuntu’s disk utility encryption very secure? If so, what kind of algorithm runs it?  Does anyone have documentation about it or know where I can find it?

Answer Question   |  December 4, 2013  6:52 PM
disk utility encryption, Ubuntu
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56,495 pts.

Is Port Knocking a good idea?
I generally lock down SSH and other non-public services so that they can only be accessed by specific IP addresses. But some businesses we work with do not have static IPs and occasionally they need to provide access for contractors and outside developers. I have been told that Port Knocking could be used to solve...

Answer Question   |  December 4, 2013  7:10 PM
Port knocking, SSH Configuration
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56,495 pts.

RSA and DSA keys: Which one should I choose?
I’ve been generating SSH Authentication keys on a Linux/Unix using ssh-keygen. After doing that, I’ve been given the choice of either creating a RSA or DSA key pair (using -t type). This has me curious: What are the big differences between RSA and DSA keys? Why should I choose one over the other?

Answer Question   |  November 14, 2013  4:14 PM
DSA, RSA, SSH
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56,495 pts.

Connecting to SSH via Ubuntu?
We have an Ubuntu VM running on a Windows 7 machine. What do I need to to get it so that I can access the webserver externally through SSH? I found steps (in Setup SSH access between VirtualBox Host and Guest VMs) so that SSH can be accessed by guests from my host, but how...

Answer Question   |  November 11, 2013  3:30 PM
SSH, SSH Configuration, Ubuntu, Windows 7
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56,495 pts.

Linux Virtualization with VMWare or Virtual Box
I have found, in multiple locations, that there is a way to force 3d acceleration into a virtual machine allowing Gnome3 (and even Unity in certain scenarios) to run. I have not been able to make this work at all. I selected the “3D Acceleration” box in both programs but neither will recognize the change....

Answer Question   |  November 11, 2013  1:55 PM
Linux, Linux Virtual Machines, Ubuntu, Virtual Box, Virtualization, VMware
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820 pts.

Regarding SFTP
I am not a AS/400 programmer but overheard my colleagues and suggested them to use SSH. Greatly appreciated if anyone can suggest here… They have a batch job which creates a text file containing the sftp command passing IP address, username, password and the file to be transferred. I suggested them to use SSH and...

Answer Question   |  November 8, 2013  1:56 PM
AS/400, iSeries, SFTP, SSH
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5 pts.

Hyper-V for laptop use?
  Let me start by saying that I’m new to virtualization.  I’m running Windows 8 on my laptop, but would like to virtualize Ubuntu so that I can boot it for running code, testing Linux programs, etc. I tried this with Virtual PC 2007 (I allocated 1G of RAM for Ubuntu), and it was very...

Answer Question   |  November 5, 2013  2:53 PM
Hyper-V, Ubuntu, Virtual PC 2007
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56,495 pts.

Pros and Cons of developing software with a virtual machine
I’m an Ubuntu Linux user and I’m only using Windows XP for work-related activities. I recently set up a virtual machine with XP and Visual Studio 2008. However, I have a few questions: Have anyone tried to work efficiently under environment set on VM? Are there any issues regarding performance? Besides performance, are there any...

Answer Question   |  November 5, 2013  12:58 PM
Ubuntu Linux, Virtual machine, Visual Studio 2008, Windows XP
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56,495 pts.

Virtualization advice for testing websites
just a quick inquiry about some Visualization products. I’m after a solution for my Web development team to test websites. Scenario: Team of Web developers who need to test websites in multiple browsers on cross platforms – Various flavors of XP// Vista possibly Ubuntu Linux Ideal Solution: Machine dedicated to remote log-in with various OS/...

Answer Question   |  November 2, 2013  3:27 PM
Application virtualization, Ubuntu, Virtualization, Vista, Web developers, Web development, Website design, Website Testing, Windows XP
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So7
15 pts.

Window versus Unix?
please advice : Window Vs Unix please tell me why unix not window  or why windows not unix

Answer Question   |  October 14, 2013  7:14 PM
Open IT Forum, Unix, Unix administration, Windows, Windows Operating System
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15 pts.

Processor based computer platforms for Unix
On which processor based computer platforms can Unix FreeBSD be installed?

Answer Question   |  October 8, 2013  4:41 AM
Apple, Processors, Unix
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5 pts.

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