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Linux Create Fake Ethernet Interface

There could be numerous reasons to create a fake Ethernet interface on a Linux server though I have heard that people might do so to get around licensing of software that is tied to the MAC address of a specific Ethernet port. You really just enable a dummy Ethernet interface and assign the MAC address…

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Monarch Services Template

Configuring Services Copyright 2006 GroundWork Open Source, Inc. (“GroundWork”).All rights reserved. Use is subject to GroundWork commercial license. Contents How Do I Define a New Service? How Do I Clone a Service? How Do I Create a Service Template? How Do I Configure a Service Dependency Template? How Do I Create Extended Service Info Templates?…

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Monarch

  GROUNDWORK MONITOR ARCHITECT (MONARCH) Administrator Guide 2.0 Copyright 2006 GroundWork Open Source, Inc. (“GroundWork”).All rights reserved. Use is subject to GroundWork commercial license. This section covers the overall configuration process for GroundWork Monitor Open Source. GroundWork bases this software on Nagios®, an open source network-management application, and enables you to more easily and rapidly…

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CentOS 5.2 /etc/sysconfig/networking

The file located in /etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles are created by the GUI network interface management tool. These files should not be edited manually and when changes need to be made they should be made directly to the files as shown below. CentOS 5 is easy to get around from the command line and it is beneficial to…

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Set Up A Redundant Network In A Colo

The question is often raised of how to provide a redundant network solution when connecting your leased cabinet or cage to your colocation’s network. This goal can be achieved in numerous ways but most solutions are fairly expensive. Below I list an entry level option to provide network redundancy when connecting to your colo. One…