Repair a Linux filesystem using fsck

On Linux, “File System Consistency checK” (fsck) can be used to check and repair filesystems. # fsck /dev/sda1 This will check the sda1 partition. An important thing to note is that fsck […]


Upgrading Lenovo Server Firmware using UpdateXpress

To install firmware upgrades on Lenovo servers requires ether 1) Accessing the WebUI via a server IMM port 2) Or, booting Linux / Windows and using the UpdateXpress System Pack Installer (UXSPI) […]


San Jose Google Fiber deployment on HOLD

Google Fiber has told the City of San Jose after two years of effort that it is “putting plans on hold while the company explores a lower cost alternative”. It […]


Configuring Fail2Ban on RHEL & CentOS

Introduction to Fail2Ban By default, a client connects to SSH using port 22. Because this is a well-known port, the default configuration can be vulnerable to brute force attacks. Fail2Ban […]


Mount Box storage on RHEL or Centos Linux

Box provides online cloud storage to individuals and enterprises. The storage can be accessed via web interface or multi-platform client software. Box offers a WebDAV interface via http/https. Presented is a method […]