Updating Dell PowerEdge servers via bootable media / ISO

Credit DELL: http://www.dell.com/Support/Article/ca/en/cabsdt1/SLN296511 This article provides information about how to update all the firmware for your Dell PowerEdge servers in one step via the ISO images (ISO-files) provided below. These include a small bootable Linux distribution and a collection of all firmware (repositories) for a specific server model. The updates are done automatically after starting […]

Netapp Thick / Thin Provisioning

Source credit: https://netappnotesark.blogspot.ca/p/blog-page_31.html> THIN PROVISIONING:   Thin provisioning is used in large environment because we can assign the more space than what we have in current environment.   If we take an example that, if you have 1TB storage space in SAN still you can allocate to the clients 1.5TB, if you enable the thin provisioning […]

MYSQL – command line determine database size

1. Log in to your account using SSH. 2. mysql -u username -p 3. SELECT table_schema “Data Base Name”, sum( data_length + index_length ) / 1024 / 1024 “Data Base Size in MB”, sum( data_free )/ 1024 / 1024 “Free Space in MB” FROM information_schema.TABLES GROUP BY table_schema ;

UBUNTU- automatic package install – check if system needs reboot

Automatic packages – how to know if system needs to restart: Update manager suggests to restart when kernels are upgraded or some other system packages with services that are marked for reboot when upgraded. In this case /var/run/reboot-required is set by a package installation script.

Solaris Fibre Channel Commands

To see info on all fc ports: fcinfo hba-port -l To see port status: luxadm -e port Show link errors: luxadm -e rdls /dev/cfg/c3 Examine and individual path: luxadm disp /dev/rdsk/c2t500601603022431Ed0s2 Run an inquiry on a disk: luxadm inq /dev/rdsk/c2t500601603022431Ed0s2 Display info on scsi devices: cfgadm -al Sun Multipather examples Shows the fc ports: mpathadm […]

PHP – change max execution time

First, you need to find out what max_execution_time is set on your PHP installation: Locate your php.ini file and check what the value of the max_execution_time directive is: [root@server ~]# php -i | grep php.ini Configuration File (php.ini) Path => /etc Loaded Configuration File => /etc/php.ini [root@server ~]# grep -i max_execution /etc/php.ini max_execution_time = 30 […]


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