Category: CentOS Red Hat Enterprise Smeserver Bluequartz Strongbolt

SME Server config by console

SME Server is controlled by a extra Runlevel 7 of Linux (Default Linux has 6 runlevel). Solution: SME Server set the Runlevel 7 control with some database files located at /home/e-smith/db to set your configuration you have to login with ssh (Putty) as root/admin and enter: #db configgroupname command dbfilename setting status for example: #db configuration show cpuspeed SME Server answere to you: cpuspeed=service status=disabled to change the service to enabled enter: #db configuration setprop cpuspeed status enabled thats all… db commands are: db configuration show /to show config of Runlevel 7 db accounts show /to show user+system accounts db […]

Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 Review Workstation: Phenom X6 1090T

Today i got new parts for my workstation: – Phenom X6 1090T – Asus M4N75TD AM3 – 8GB RAM 1333Mhz from Kingston 4x 2GB Kingston HyperX – Graphic Card Nvidia 8400GS Low Noise (fanless) runs well as low noise workstation! tests following… Board works on: – FreeBSD 8.0 (nforce 750) – Debian Lenny 5.0 AMD64 – Ubuntu 10.04 – Centos 5.4 / SME Server 8.0beta5 works NOT: cause nforce SATA chip not recognized! by setup CD – Centos 4/5 – Redhat – FreeBSD 7 Powerconsumption as Server 130Watt/h without DVD and Graphiccard 103Watt/h with 6 Cores at 3600Mhz Temp 32 […]

How to compile the Centos SME Server 7.4 Linux Kernel 2.6.34

Download the latest stable kernel from the http://www.kernel.org/ unpack the downloaded source file. Steps: # wget http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/linux-2.6.34.tar.bz2 # tar xjf tar xjf linux-2.6.34.tar.bz2 # ln -s linux-2.6.34 linux # cd linux # cp /boot/config-`uname -r` ./.config # make menuconfig (here you can select .config as preselected .config from old kernel) # make rpm (Compile the Kernel and make a rpm-paket) During the compilation of linux-2.6.34 kernel the following error appears drivers/message/fusion/mptsas.c: In function `mptsas_port_delete' drivers/message/fusion/mptsas.c: 105: sorry, unimplemented: inlining failed in call to 'mptsas_set_rphy': function body not available drivers/message/fusion/mptsas.c: 467: sorry, unimplemented: called from here Because: The ‘mptsas_set_rphy’ function is […]

Sun Cobalt Linux “Bluequartz” renamed to “Blueonyx” (old Nuonce)

http://www.blueonyx.it See site above the old known Sun Cobalt Linux (Bluequartz-Webinterface + Sun Cobalt Linux) was redesigned last years by Nuonce, Strongbolt.uk, Solarspeed.net and is now made with: Centos 5.2 Blueonyx for new Servers x86 and AMD64 For Classic View the old nice Sun Theme is still available and easy to switch at user settings. To CHANGE the Login Pictures Blueonyx to your loved old View of Sun Cobalt Themes download here the Theme Pictures of old SUN Cobalt and copy it at the folder sausalito see info.txt http://www.blueonyx.it Free Distribution for your Webservers

Papierkorb Recycle Bin Samba Share Howto

How to create a Samba Recycle Bin ? (Ersatz fuer Papierkorb Windowserver) At first you need to create the /etc/samba/recycle.conf file # touch /etc/samba/recycle.conf # nano /etc/samba/recycle.conf add: ##Recycle Bin ## name = Recycle Bin mode = KEEP_DIRECTORIES|VERSIONS|TOUCH maxsize = 0 exclude = *.tmp|*.temp|*.o|*.obj|~$*|*.~??|*.log|*.trace excludedir = /tmp|/temp|/cache noversions = *.doc|*.ppt|*.dat|*.ini|*.mp3(Block unwanted Files) edit your /etc/samba/samba config file # nano /etc/samba/smb.conf add at section “homes” vfs object = recycle config-file = /etc/samba/recycle.conf recycle:repository = Recycle Bin recycle:keeptree = Yes recycle:versions = Yes Now restart your samba daemons and the recycle bin should show up after a few moments (but most likely […]

smbpasswd changes samba password and unix password too

Problem: At newer Linux Setups with Samba 3 by default smbpasswd changes the user unix login password and samba share password. For higher security i prefer different passwords like on debian SARGE Solution: edit as root /etc/samba/smb.conf enter unix password sync = no (Yes=default) restart samba /etc/init.d/samba restart set new different passwords for a user with passwd and smbpasswd check passwords..working

Samba Server Browsing Problem Samba Server sporadically hidden

Problem: Inside a Laboratory Farm of 5 Samba Servers sometimes one or more Servers are sporadically hidden at Windows XP Client Neighbourhood (Netzwerkumgebung), but they are still sharing the files and are still online. Or XP Clients hangs up at browsing the Local Network for some minutes. Solution: Open /etc/samba/smb.conf with Editor set domain master = No set local master = YES set preferred master = No restart samba service with /etc/init.d/samba restart Background: The nmbd service is browsing at your network and if he find the option domain master he will ignore the information of the other server (data […]

SME Server Centos Red Hat speedup disable unneeded services sound pcmcia cpuspeed

Problem: The default installation setup some unneeded services like pcmcia or sound or cpuspeed Solution: log into your server as root run/sbin/chkconfig –list to see active services run/sbin/chkconfig –level 2345 pcmcia off to disable pcmcia cause a server does not have pcmcia edit the /etc/modprobe.conf and switch off sound-modules with alias "name-module" off run after reboot #/sbin/lsmod to control the disabled sound modules if they are not seen they are not active NOW you have reduced memory load and processes at cpu can speed up your CPU and save energy (at my Epia 533Mhz may be 3Watts at hour)

Smeserver: Samba Password Login fails ü ä ö

Problem: Wenn man ein Windows-Passwort für User mit ä ü ö verwendet, kann man sich nur mit FTP zum SME Server verbinden eine Anmeldung mittels SMB Windows-XP Protokoll geht nicht Loesung Passwort ohne ä ü ö nehmen oder, als root am Server per ssh anmelden und folgendes eingeben: #db configuration setprop smb UnixCharSet ISO8859-15 (+Enter) # expand-template /etc/smb.conf (+Enter) # /etc/init.d/smb restart (+Enter) Problem: If you use a password with special characters like üäö or british pound.. you can login at the sme server but not connect the smb shares from windows. Solution: change to easier password or, do a […]