Alek Patsouris

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  1. [email protected] Diskless cluster — 2 comments
  2. VMware vCenter Appliance (VCSA) + GRUB_ — 2 comments
  3. Migrating from Onapp to VMware — 2 comments
  4. Juniper SRX and FTTN VDSL — 2 comments
  5. HTTP and HTTPS with f5 GSLB — 1 comment

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Firefox releases

Firefox Major Version Release Graph

So, i have been a pretty long time user of Firefox. I think i started using it around version 2, maybe version 3 – I don’t exactly remember I tried Chrome, but wasn’t a huge fan, i don’t like change, so I’ve stuck with Firefox over the years just because I’m used to it. One …

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APC power rails – Power data

A few weeks ago i was given an interesting task to play with: Get the power data from all of our APC power rails and graph it. I thought: Ok, this should be a fun little project! And it was fun. In brief – the rails have SNMP, and a OID that gives you the …

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Welcome to Whale!

Hazzah! Another post, another server…… even if it is 6 months later. I was given a nice upgrade to a new server – Poweredge 2950 – not bad given that we were on a Poweredge 860. We dont need the processing power, but hey, its nice to have! So this one is called Whale. Its …

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Welcome to Bronte!

Hazzah! The Attic Network has moved again, having such a minimal site at the moment has made it quite easy! We have now moved to a new VPS in the Cloud (don’t you just love it *makes gaging noises*) Hopefully no one would have noticed the move – we tried to keep it as smooth …

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Looking Glass

So, ive been on holidays for the last week and was looking for something to do. I have always found looking glasses helpfull. Im talking looking glasses that show routes, allow pings from locations other than your local computer. They can be essential in diagnoising problems that occur with networks. I wanted to write one …

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