Posts tagged as network

In the past week at work, I've had a need to utilize some directly attached boxes working over NFS to share a storage array, the backblaze storage pod actually. This was necessary as the pods don't have many compute resources to handle the load…

Discovered that in recent Ubuntu versions, the following is the "official" way to up and down interfaces cleanly. Edit /etc/network/interfaces adding your entry similar to below: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback #…

In our quest to roll out IPv6 intranet-wide, we ran into a weird issue with how we do VPN requiring us to filter out AAAA records being served to VPN connected clients. At first, this didn't seem very easy. Then, pdns-recursor to the rescue! On…

So I don’t usually use a RHEL based machine, but recently was tasked with deploying one on our network. After the normal install process, which I decided to do text based via adding the following to the boot statement for the default installer…

Hmm, I kind of want to play digdug now:( If you have an IP you’d like to perform a reverse lookup on to find the domain associated with it, look no further than the very light and informational dig program: dig +noall +answer -x 199.232.41.10…

Recently, it seems my NFS connections have been crashing hard, most recently, a saved file from my browser to my servers’ mount point via NFS which caused the VM I was using to completely lock up:( So I did some quick searching and found these o…

Setting up VPN via NetworkManager in Linux Mint was actually really simple. But I kept having issues with DNS. I set up my VPN server to push down itself as the dns server to use and a domain-search domain. The domain search domain from vpn was…