Entries by Andrej OSmicro

Install Dell OpenManage 7.4 on XenServer 6.5

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1. Login to your console through SSH like ssh root@YOUR-XEN-SERVER-IP 2. Add the Dell repository To do this run this command: wget -q -O – http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/latest/bootstrap.cgi | bash 3. Install lockfile OpenManage needs a binary called ‘lockfile’ which can be found in the ‘procmail’ package and seems to be working. Execute these commands to install […]

How to add static routes in Windows Server 2008 R2

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– Open CMD (elevated only – Run As Administrator) – To display existing routes type: route print EXAMPLE: route add 1.1.1.10 mask 255.255.255.255 10.0.1.1 Where first destination IP, mask if single IP than /32 (.255) and then the next hop (other server) So the example would be: route add 192.168.10.15 mask 255.255.255.255 192.168.10.254 – To […]

How to Redirect HTTP to HTTPS with IIS 7

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In IIS, to redirect (force) HTTPS on every HTTP request, do the following. Before you start, make sure you have the following done; IIS 7 installed Microsoft URL Rewrite Module installed Create HTTPS bindings to your IIS website and assign certificate Ensure Require SSL is NOT checked under SSL Settings for your website Once you have this done […]

MySQL error: Field doesn’t have a default value – ClipBucket – Clip-bucket

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Clip-bucket Field ‘action_link’ doesn’t have a default value or MySQL error: Field doesn’t have a default value When inserting a new record with varchar or text field that is required and has no default value. This error will display for example:error : Field ‘description’ doesn’t have a default value The possible reason is that sql-mode […]

Generate CSR and install SSL on IIS servers in Load Balanced Environment – SSL Behind a Load Balancer

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To install SSL certificate in a Load Balanced environment, for example with 3 host web servers.   On the first server create a certificate request – CSR by doing the following:   Generating a CSR (IIS7) From Start, select Administrative Tools, and then select Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager. In the Connections panel on the […]

iSCSI Naming and Addressing

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In an iSCSI network, each iSCSI element that uses the network has a unique and permanent iSCSI name and is assigned an address for access. iSCSI Name Identifies a particular iSCSI element, regardless of its physical location. The iSCSI name can use IQN or EUI format. ■ IQN (iSCSI qualified name) . Can be up […]

Install XenApp – Failed to configure component ‘Citrix licensing’

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Installing Citrix XenApp 6 Fundamentals on Server 2008R2   Citrix XenApp 6 installation instructions say all necessary prerequisites will be automatically installed by it’s installer. Maybe in Citrix world, but not in reality. Installation fails after 10 seconds and logs usually shows a message like “Failed to configure component ‘Citrix licensing’ “ or “Failed to […]

How to insert a USB into Hyper-V 2012 R2 Virtual Machine

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Windows Server 2012R2 has introduced the ability to insert a USB drive into a virtual machine! Finally! New feature is called Virtual Machine Enhanced Session Mode. Beside USB support, this feature allows us to share  following local resources: Display configuration Audio Printers Clipboard Smart cards USB devices Drives Supported Plug and Play devices The enhanced […]

Synology Failed to establish IEEE 802.3ad connection Cisco

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            Configuring Synology Link Aggregation I am using Synology RS814+ and Cisco Catalyst 3750G. RS814+ has 4 gigabit ports. In my case I have only used first 2 ports to create an aggregation link. If you wish to create 2 and 2 links, then make sure to create interface Port-channel2 […]

Stable FastCGI configuration on a cPanel server

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A default installation of FastCGI on cPanel server is dangerously simple. It’s dangerous because one cPanel account (or one vhost) is capable of crashing down a whole server if, say, traffic were to spike up. It’s also simple because it won’t allow complex scripts to run cleanly. In brief, it’s absolutely not ready for production as-is. In this post, I’ll go […]