Straight forward scripting to add port groups to an existing vSwitch including setting VLAN assignments and adding vmkernel ports. This makes for an easy transition to Virtual Distributed Switch from VMware using the vSphere client (or new web interface).
This morning we had an outage and while I did what I could to describe it via text, I can’t seem to come to grips with three unrelated issues occurring together creating so many pages. Why? Our network is segmented/separated by multiple physical segments and these unrelated incidents should not affect the other. This graphic representation isn’t necessarily 100% accurate […]
I mean it. 6 servers (5 operational as one is crashing itself repeatedly), 2 switches, and bandwidth. This should be easy to do! I mean: what could go wrong?
Yesterday – a very interesting issue cropped up… Another local provider had email warnings being generated that they could not connect to our frontend MX servers. The error itself was: IPv6 is not supported Which is not very clear for a reason email can not be delivered. I mean, my systems are working fine with IPv6 and we have native […]
So, across my RSS feed today, I saw a blurb… Apache terminates ‘outated’ web server What? I clicked the link and was sent off to The Register for their report on the issue. Apache 1.3 was released in July, 1998 – 12 years ago, and still in operation today. At ipHouse – we use 1.3 as the tried and true […]