Category: Virtualization

Installing systemtap on CentOS 7

I recently had the need to install systemtap¬†on one of my CentOS 7 VMs and the process isn’t as straight forward as it should be. It seems not all packages needed are built for all revisions of the kernel. After

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Installing Oracle 12c on CentOS 7

I wanted to capture the changes which need to be done to a fresh centos7 server install to support Oracle 12C. The server was installed with Basic Server using a 4GB swap device but before we can start the Oracle

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FreeBSD / FreeNAS Clone Jail

I recently had the need to update my shiny new FreeBSD jailed server because I wanted to migrate to WordPress. I didn’t want to bring down the existing server while I did the install and converted my content so I

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Solaris Cluster in a Box

A VirtualBox Solaris Cluster complete with shared storage and quorum disk! Host System The host system is a Mac running 10.8: Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz 16Gb RAM GeForce GTX 470 1280M At the time of this article, I’m

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VirtualBox Serial Port Console on Solaris 10

If you’re like me and prefer¬†the command line to the GUI, here’s a trick and script to help you manage your Solaris VMs. Enable a serial port for the VM. Enable Port 1 Port Number COM1 Port Mode: Host Pipe

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Clone a VirtualBox Disk

Get a list of drives first VBoxManage list hdds Clone the desired drive using the UUID: VBoxManage clonehd 3ce7cfe9-845d-4358-9120-7a46390bcf8c ~/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/newname   It’s nice to share…

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