Building an Open Source NAS

Software Options Operating system selection for your NAS : Synology DSM 5.x  – Friendly UI, good performance on lower end hardware  FreeNAS – UFS and ZFS file shares, additional memory […]


Adjusting RHEL, CentOS network device names

The interface name of network devices can change if the mac address of a physical or virtual network card changes. A common cause of this condition is a mother board […]


Enabling rsh, rlogin, rexec on Redhat Linux

1) Install rsh and rshd yum install rsh rsh-server 2) Edit the configuration file /etc/xinetd.d/rsh service shell { socket_type = stream wait = no user = root log_on_success += USERID log_on_failure […]


Validating AES hardware encryption & decryption on Linux

The Intel Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) or New Instructions (AES-NI) enables hardware encryption and decryption. “AES” is an extension to the x86 instruction set architecture for microprocessors from Intel and […]