Installing On debian i like to do an apt-get install burp to get the startup scripts etc in the right place also adds a /etc/cron.d/burp file that has a line that needs to be uncommented Building the latest version Download the latest version of BURP apt-get install libncurses5-dev make g++ librsync-dev libz-dev libssl-dev uthash-dev libyajl-dev… Continue reading BURP

zfs health script

#! /bin/bash # # Calomel.org # https://calomel.org/zfs_health_check_script.html # FreeBSD 9.1 ZFS Health Check script # zfs_health.sh @ Version 0.15 # Check health of ZFS volumes and drives. On any faults send email. In FreeBSD # 10 there is supposed to be a ZFSd daemon to monitor the health of the ZFS # pools. For now,… Continue reading zfs health script

Zimbra Upgrades

Overview This is for an upgrade test Take a backup of the main server Do a restore to create a test server Before starting the test server remove network card this will server two purposes, stop conflicts with the main servers MAC and allow a boot up to change the IP and hostname so you… Continue reading Zimbra Upgrades

Urbackup on SmartOS Zone

You will need to install these for base64 # pkgin install unzip 7zip automake gmake gcc47 Download and unzip patches # wget https://ssl.webpack.de/forums-static.urbackup.org/uploads/default/357/9c55bab6e62a6cd0.7z # 7z e 9c55bab6e62a6cd0.7z Download, unzip, patch, make, and install crypto stuff NOTE make sure you are inside cryptopp562 directory created below before running the patch. # mkdir cryptopp562 # cd cryptopp562/… Continue reading Urbackup on SmartOS Zone

OpenELEC Japanese

This is how to get Japanese Fonts working in OpenELEC tested on version 5.0.0 Download a Unicode Font of your choice I usually use Arial Unicode or Sazanami Mincho and have put copies of these on my USB stick as sometimes they are hard to download from the INET Add it to or create the… Continue reading OpenELEC Japanese

Booting a Broken Grub

grub>set root=(md/1) grub>linux /vmlinuz-2.6.32-29-pve root=/dev/mapper/pve1-root ro grub>initrd /initrd.img-2.6.32-29-pve grub>configfile /config-2.6.32-29-pve grub>root=/dev/mapper/pve1-root grub>boot

SmartOS Random Stuff

Adding and removing disks Add Disk Get disk info about vm # vmadm get UUID | json disks The below json example file will add a disk to a KVM and has an option to add it to any pool you wish very handy { “add_disks”: [ { “media”: “disk”, “model”: “virtio”, “size”: 100000, “boot”:… Continue reading SmartOS Random Stuff