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December 4, 2008  6:41 PM

Inventory tracking with the Sun Inventory Application

Posted by: Xjlittle
inventory, inventory tag, Lotus Domino, opensolaris, red hat, solaris, sun, suse, tag your gear, windows

Sun has a unique application on their web site called Sun Inventory that will track hardware, software and operating systems. It is unique in that it is, more or less, a cloud application. You can access your inventory anywhere that you have internet access. The Sun Inventory application...

November 2, 2008  3:34 AM

Logging for BIND in a chroot environment

Posted by: Xjlittle
ARM, BIND, chroot, ISC BIND, logging, Lotus Domino

Today while setting up a new BIND server I decided that it might be a good time to start using the chroot-bind package in a chroot environment. This presented a set of challenges that I wasn't quite expecting. While they weren't difficult to sort out I thought that i might help you save some...

October 25, 2008  12:56 AM

Red Hat and the IBM Open Collaboration Client Solution

Posted by: Xjlittle
collaboration, collaboration suite, domino, ibm, Linux, Lotus Domino, notes, notes domino, occs, open collaboration, open collaboration client solution, red hat

Have you heard about the Red Hat and IBM Open Client Collaboration Solution (OCCS)? This is a collaboration solution put together by Red Hat and IBM utilizing the Notes Domino collaboration suite running on Red Hat. Normally I try...

October 15, 2008  10:57 AM

Why use Linux?

Posted by: Xjlittle
Linux, Lotus Domino, red hat, red hat virtualization, Virtualization, vmware

I hear this question occasionally. I hear the usual because it's free or because it's secure. While all of this is true and certainly plays a part in the decision to use Linux it is not my primary reason for using Linux. In a nutshell it comes down to a substantially better price:performance...

October 13, 2008  12:48 AM

Two Linux utilities you should always have

Posted by: Xjlittle
aria2, aria2c, bittorrent command line, Linux, linux screen, Lotus Domino, screen, screen utility

Those two utilities are aria2 and screen. Quite often as administrators we have to download large files. We may start this work from a workstation at work or over the VPN to a server at work. The best way that I've found to handle this task is using...

September 4, 2008  11:54 AM

Script Word and OpenOffice documents to pdf

Posted by: Xjlittle
autoit, automate, centos, gui, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, microsoft work, Open Office, openoffice, pscp, putty, scp, script, scripting, word

I ran into a situation a couple of weeks ago where it would be convenient to script Word and OpenOffice documents into pdf format. One of my jobs here is to create the network and email...

August 30, 2008  11:16 PM

Single signon with Clipperz

Posted by: Xjlittle
Browsers, clipperz, cloud computing, encrypt, encrypted password, firefox, internet explorer, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Networking, opera, saas, Security, single sign on, sso

Clipperz provides single signon capabilities using a web browser for all of your web based sites. Clipperz is an open source project started in 2005 by Marco and Giulio Cesare. I have been using Clipperz now for about six months on a daily basis. From an...

August 29, 2008  3:35 PM

Script repetitious tasks in a GUI with AutoIT

Posted by: Xjlittle
autoit, automate, gui, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, script, scripting, windows

Do you find yourself wanting to script repetitious tasks in a GUI? Wish there was a way to automate it? There is now. Unlike shell scripting where many tasks can be automated this is generally more difficult in a GUI. You have mouse clicks and keyboard entries to make in a GUI.


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