PHP Test Script

  To see whether PHP is running on the web server, you can create a simple script which will self generate a page full of PHP information. It will give you the following information: System information Build date Server API Virtual directory support Path to PHP.ini Additional configuration files Additional used configuration files Others…. Simply… Read more »

Openfiler Syslog Errors “iscsi_trgt”

I have Openfiler 2.99.2 running on VMware ESX 5.1 and noticed syslog errors – month day 00:00:00 openfiler kernel: [45189.253028] iscsi_trgt: scsi_cmnd_start(1035) Unsupported 93 month day 00:00:00 openfiler kernel: [45189.253102] iscsi_trgt: cmnd_skip_pdu(457) 1a2e0d00 1c 93 512 month day 00:00:00 openfiler kernel: [45488.730405] iscsi_trgt: scsi_cmnd_start(1035) Unsupported 93 month day 00:00:00 openfiler kernel: [45488.730476] iscsi_trgt: cmnd_skip_pdu(457) 88d0e00 1c 93 512… Read more »

Reset a Cisco Router to Factory Default Settings

There are currently two ways to reset a Cisco router or switch to factory default. Reference: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/iosswrel/ps5187/products_tech_note09186a00802017a1.shtml Method 1 This method uses the config-register 0x2102 command in global configuration mode. Method 2 This method uses the config-register 0x2142 command in global configuration mode. Should you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to comment… Read more »

How to Install and Configure Splunk on Linux

Splunk is a software package for sending logs from a variety of server types or devices to a centralised repository for the ability to do searching, monitoring and analyzing of big data using a web style interface console. This Example In this example I will be installing Splunk version 6.0 on a virtualised Linux Debian… Read more »

Read Ext2 or Ext3 on Windows

If you want to read ext2 or ext3 filesystems on Microsoft Windows then you will need to download DiskInternals Linux Reader     Should you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to comment below. If you like what you have read, please share it on your favourite social media medium.

Poisoning ARP packets using ARP Spoof

ARP spoofing (also known as ARP poisoning) is a technique whereby an attacker sends fake “spoofed” Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) packets onto a Local Area Network (LAN). The purpose of this attack is to associate the attackers MAC address with the IP address of another host (such as a default gateway), causing any traffic that… Read more »

Your Own Cloud Managed Storage with Owncloud on VMware ESX

ownCloud is a free and open-source web application for data synchronisation, file sharing and remote storage of documents (cloud storage). ownCloud is written in PHP and javascript languages This is a great alternative to the other storage based cloud solutions as it is a “fully manage yourself” solution. As long as you trust the host… Read more »

Change VMware ESX Scatch Config Location (.locker)

Best practice for a .locker scratch folder VMware recommends that the ESXi has a persistent scratch location available for storing temporary data including logs, diagnostic information and system swap space however it is not a absolute requirement. Persistent scratch space may be provisioned on a FAT 16, VMFS or NFS partition accessible by the phyiscal… Read more »

Increase Wifi Transmit Power on Linux

The default TX-Power of wireless is set to 20dBm but you can increase it to 30dBm but let me warn you, it might be illegal in the country you reside in so do this at your own risk. Some models will not support these settings or wireless chip may stat it “can” transmit with higher… Read more »