Change SSH port in VMware ESXiChange SSH port in VMware ESXi

March 19, 2012
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We decided to consolidate our office network and we bought a new server with 32GB of memory and some new processor and motherboard. We will use this machine to run all the machines as VMs in VMware ESXi. We decided to use another port for SSH, say… 222. These are the steps to reconfigure VMware […]


Ubuntu, SVN as root in cronUbuntu, SVN as root in cron

February 24, 2012
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My latest adventure with Linux was today. I needed to make a cron job to update some folders from SVN periodically. The folders were located in /var/www, so I had to checkout them from SVN using sudo: When I checked out, my username and password were required, and I answered with yes when asked if […]


Symbolic links on Samba server working from Mac OS XSymbolic links on Samba server working from Mac OS X

March 18, 2011

I am reevaluating my decision of becoming an Apple fan or not… And I tend towards becoming one. Just because of the excellent marketing and the excellent hardware! But the software isn’t that bad either! Mac OS X, once you get a bit used to it, might become your favorite OS! Of course, it has […]


Strange routing issue, solvedStrange routing issue, solved

September 29, 2010

I just encountered this problem: I have an Ubuntu box, on which ran this downloading service. Because some complaints from the Internet provider, I decided to use another network (from another provider) for this downloading service. Everything else needed to remain the same. So I installed a new network card on the system, and it […]


Make Solaris more friendlyMake Solaris more friendly

February 12, 2010
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Of course, most Solaris users are at an advanced level and those little nice things in a Linux console don’t matter that much. But I like to be more productive and enjoy using all the features I can get from a console. So here’s how I am customizing my Solaris console: 1. I am using […]


SSH with PuTTY through a proxySSH with PuTTY through a proxy

December 18, 2009
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For security reasons, I had to set all my server’s firewalls to accept connections on the SSH port (22) only from my office IP. I would have added my home IP addres in the access list, if it would have been static. But at home I have a dynamic IP so I can’t use IP-based […]