Monthly Archives: May 2014

Analysis of BIND-9.2.4 statistics on RHEL 4U5

In my previous post (here and here) I have shown how to do statistics and graph analysis for queries in BIND-9.8.2. The problem is that BIND 9.8 and BIND 9.2 have TOTALLY different stat files, so this (older) BIND requires … Continue reading

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Some Internet abbrevations

AAMOF = As A Matter Of Fact ADN = Any Day Now AFAIK = As Far As I Know AFK = Away From Keyboard ANY1 = Anyone A/S/L = Age/Sex/Location AWGAD = And Who Gives A Darn ASAP = As … Continue reading

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How to see various versions of SW on CentOS 6 server

Kernel # uname -a Linux mail-2012.moj.domen 2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686 #1 SMP Wed Feb 20 11:05:00 EST 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux BIOS # dmidecode |more # dmidecode 2.11 SMBIOS 2.4 present. 364 structures occupying 17090 bytes. Table at 0x000E0010. ….. OS # … Continue reading

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Virtual Machines and LAN connections

Note : from Danka When VM gets restarted (CentOS 6 or RHEL 6) there is no problem with its LAN connection. BUT if the whole virtual infrastructure goes down (because of power outage etc), THEN you may have a problem. … Continue reading

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Syrup from mint leaves and elder

Since I have wonderful, juicy, lush mint in my backyard, and someone has picked elder flowers from the trees before I arrived (so I got only a few ones that were left), I am going to mix the two. And … Continue reading

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Printing on CentOS 6 workstation

If you need to set up a new printer on your CentOS 6U4/64, you need to go to System/Printing. Nice and all, but what if that does not exist? What if I do not have “Printing” under “System”? That means … Continue reading

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Flan/pie with leek

They turned out great! 2 biggish leeks chop into rings, and fry on little amount of oil, until they soften. Dough : 4 whole eggs salt per taste 1 backing powder a bit of chopped chive (not necessary, but it … Continue reading

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Named/BIND 9.8.2 + MRTG, part 2

How to show parts of BIND stats file using MRTG graph? Note : take care because MRTG is a Perl script….. 1. Write a script that “picks” the needed data : Note : before running this script for the first … Continue reading

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Named/BIND statistics, part 1

Note : this post is for BIND-9.8.2 version There are two ways to get a statistical output for BIND : 1. Stats channel – for this to work, you must add to the top level of named.conf file the following … Continue reading

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Squid analysis, part 3

And what, if you need, like I did, the time it takes proxy server (squid) to reach certain sites? Well, then you write a script that does precisely that, and you analyze the results 😉 And here is my script. … Continue reading

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