On AIX platform, How to install awscli only to current user? In case non-privileged user, Is it possible for the user to do without sudo privileges?
The answer is big fat YES. It is absolutely possible. The AWS documentation may work well for other distribution. But for AIX, it requires to pass few extra arguments along with pip installer.
How to get hard disk details such as serial number in HP UX?
Use the command “cstm” to pull the hardware information in HP UX. The same can be used to collect hard disk details such as serial number, make, model and firmware rev of hard disk. The disk serial number mostly needed when replacing faulty hard disks.
How to upgrade FC HBA firmware and drivers properly?
We were in progress of upgrading IBM SAN SVC version. One of the prerequisite is latest recommended HBA firmware and driver level on host systems. Downloaded and installed the latest firmware & drivers from IBM website. But found server still uses old firmware even after reboot. How to make the new firmware effective?
This simple script gives you the list of FC HBA detected in system. It query the sysfs filesystem to get the available fibre channel HBA. Script works for most of the Linux flavors, as specially any of Redhat, SUSE, Fedora and Centos distributions.
How to create new filesystem in AIX from scratch? This post let help you create new filesystem in just 8 steps. Believe me it is much easier than Linux.
The P5/6/7 hardware loaded with AIX. How to check the FC HBA status?
This command lists all devices available in AIX system.
ERROR: Password cannot be changed. Reason: password lifetime has passed.
To get rid of this error. First unlock the account.
The ldapsearch command used to query the required information from LDAP databases. The ldapsearch command can be used on many occasions with different filter statement. Various ldapsearch command examples and use cases with advanced options discussed here.
Note: Replace the password ($PASS) and ROOTDN with your server values. You may need to specify LDAP URI and authentication methods depend upon configuration. Here i am working from LDAP server.
Filter user with UID
Look for the users with given UID value. This command list the users whoever UID set to 20005.
On VMware virtual machine hot added new virtual network interface (NIC). The newly added network interface is of VMXNET3 type. Initially kernel named the new network interface as “eth0”. Post server reboot network interface device name changed from “eth0” to “rename2”. But the other existing network interface name remains same as “eth1”.
[ 3.582159] eth0: NIC Link is Up 10000 Mbps
[ 3.598345] eth1: NIC Link is Up 10000 Mbps
[ 3.741375] udev: renamed network interface eth0 to rename2
[ 130.435772] bonding: bond0: Adding slave eth1.
Q. My ldap server currently configured to accept only non-encrypted connections. The server listens to port 389. I want to make my server to accept only TLS/SSL encrypted connections. How to migrate to TLS/SSL communication with very minimal downtime window? Most important is current LDAP directory data should not be disturbed.
By upgrading to TLS/SSL encrypted communication we ensure data transferred between LDAP client and server will be encrypted. This is most important when the data travel through untrusted or public network. The normal LDAP communication over TLS/SSL channel specified as “ldaps” (same like https) in URI.