Monthly Archives: May 2015

South East Linux Fest 2015… I’m going.. Are you???

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I was sure you couldn’t change permission of a file without using /bin/chmod – I was wrong.

I recently got asked a question that I ‘m sure I had the right answer. What if someone changed the permissions of /bin/chmod and removed the execute bits? -r–r–r–. 1 root root 52472 Oct 15 2014 /bin/chmod You cant ‘execute’ … Continue reading

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Moving KVM images to FreeNAS

This morning I decided that the mirrored 146GB disks on my HP DL360 GL server was not going to give me enough working space to setup more than about 5 VMs.  I have about 4TB left on my FreeNAS Mini … Continue reading

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Too many open files….. Different with systemd

I had to address an issue recently of ‘too many open files’  on a Centos 7 host for a specific user.   In the past, pre systemd, it was easy to update /etc/security/limits.conf and just run sysctl -p, and the … Continue reading

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