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Signing off to the weekend

The last two weeks I did not post an update on the status of my work, as the computer pool has to be ready for student impact in about a week. I was planning to replicate the student passwords from our gforge server into a Samba PDC, as well as into Linux passwd files, phpbb […]

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Little things to remember

Up to six domains that should be appended to hostnames when resolving them can be defined in /etc/resolv.conf with the search entry (though not more than 255 characters). To bind a xen domain to another interface than the default (bridge), the /etc/xen/scripts/network script must be altered by hand. There is no configuration option for it, […]

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Annoying bugs are …

those which take you four hours to find them and 1 minute to fix them (remembering this post). Today I was searching the web for information on how to configure a simple boot menu with PXELinux. Our setup was woking nice when we had only one entry for the diskless Gentoo installation in the config […]

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Where is the admin interface for Open-Xchange?

SLOX had an administration interface for OX, however the open source version is lacking one. The /umin servlet only allows to change the personal settings and searching through the official forums I only found ATFrogs. Unfortunately it does not have support for adding / editing users … o_O hmm seems like there is no good […]

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Getting things done …

Xen domains working Yesterday, I managed to move our GForge server into the DMZ as a Xen domain. The CoObRA Repositories are also hosted in a Xen domain, although they might consume way more RAM than the currently assigned 256 MB … I have to admit that the firewall of the university is still blocking […]

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After a long day hacked pebble, so I could upload images with Gnome Blog …

The Gentoo image for our students seems to suffer from a kernel panic … I will have to dig into that when the system has finished updating / building. The Coobra Repositories now have their own server, but we had to disable some security measures so we could set it up in another subnet. However […]

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