DNS-321 as Time Capsule for Mountain Lion

There are several places on the web to find tutorials on setting up a DNS-323 for Time Machine (for example: http://dns323.kood.org), but I couldn’t find sites that discussed setting it up a DNS-321. Here is what I did to get it working.   Root the DNS321 by installing fun_plug Download fun_plug and fun+plug.tgz Share the […]

Create a Golden Image of Ubuntu Server in vSphere

If you’re virtualizing server workloads, do yourself a favor and create a golden image. Go ahead, be as meticulous as you want, because you’ll only have to do it once. I’m a fan of using Ubuntu for Linux servers, simply because of Ubuntu’s “free-forever” mantra and aggressive update cycle. Don’t get me wrong, I love […]

Build an ESXi server on the Cheap

If your a network admin, and you’re not using virtualization in your disaster recovery, then you’re probably being negligent. VMware ESXi is free. You can’t do all of the fancy stuff, like VM motion, but it is the same bare-metal hypervisor as ESX. You can register, download, and obtain a free license for ESXi here. […]