Posts Tagged ‘Linux’

  RAID hardware failed and both SATA x 2 TB stops working, tried enable/disable RAID controller without luck, Add/Remove drives but no boot, kernel panic and stuck. Now what I want is to boot one hard disk to restore services so I tried: fsck /dec/sda but it gives error unknown filesystem type ‘isw_raid_member’ So the […]

  Attack from just 49 IPs and 48,000 servers (Linux/HP Unix) boot records were deleted in South Korea (20-March-2013), including servers at major (4) Banks and (3) TV stations.

Using ssh as a proxy or encrypted tunnel to browse the web can sometimes be necessary: When you’re at some public place but need to login securely to your work place. When local access restrictions make life really difficult. I use SSH for the security reasons. I want to make sure that my security and […]

FTP automation on Linux

Posted: 8th November 2012 by Babar Shafiq in System Administration
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  Ever wanted FTP backups and automation for keeping backups of important file on off-peak time. I always love automation, so machines can do things automatically and help humans 🙂

  Physical access is everything, it is almost impossible to prevent machine access/password break if somebody else got physical access to some Linux machine. But there are some steps you can make somebody work hard to access the machine physically (provided they have good knowledge of Linux).

  Recently when my servers HDD dead, data center installed a new HDD keeping orginal HDD as secondary so that i can copy data back to new HDD. I tried to mount the HDD normal way, but got the error:- [root@server78 ~]# fdisk -l /dev/hda Disk /dev/hda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, […]