I did this video for work, but it is a good review on some of the advantages of OCI, and I think it’s worth the few minutes to watch.
Once of the many overlooked abilities of OEM is the ability to view and graph historical data from the targets. With OEM, as a general rule, if it has a metric, you can not only build alerts, but you can Continue reading How to graph historical data in OEM13c
As more and more people move to the cloud, they start to use ssh keys to authenticate to their cloud instances. This is great, as keys are generally considered more secure than passwords. But, with many new users to ssh, Continue reading How to automatically load ssh keys when Windows 10 boots using putty pagent
Recently you may have noticed a few outages on my sites, and some slow loading times, so it became time to move TFD ( And the other sites I host) to a new hosting company. Since I run on WordPress, Continue reading An easier way to move a WordPress Site
I have been recently working on a few interesting projects, one which requires sending emails from servers with some attached files, while using Office365 email. While trying to make things easier I started to look for a better way to Continue reading A better way to send emails from Linux
A question I get asked more and more, is how do you create a filesystem larger than 2TB on a linux server. Most admins know how to use fdisk, and then mkfs, but fdisk limits you to a 2T partition Continue reading How to create a Linux partition larger than 2TB
I get asked this all the time, how do I make a bootable USB drive on my Windows notebook. Natively Windows 10 does not have a great way to burn an ISO to a USB device with out installing additional Continue reading How to make a bootable USB using VirtualBox
First you need to login in and get a terminal. The su – to root and cd to the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts directory This is where the network configuration files are; Eth0 is the ethernet port that is used for server access, Continue reading How to change the IP of an Oracle Linux OS 6.X server
I’m asked all the time about what the numbers in top mean, Most admins understand the basics like Memory and tasks but other fields are often miss understood or ignored. Lets take a look at the following top from one Continue reading What are those numbers in Linux top command?
Controlling Oracle Management Cloud agent to startup at boot can be a little complicated. Often admins KLUDGE up shell scripts to make it work, but there is a cleaner way using systemd commands.systemd is one of the core components of Continue reading How to control OMC cloudagent using systemd on Oracle Linux 7