Tag: Debian 9

Installing Bytemark Symbiosis on Debian 9 (Stretch)

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Start with the network install or “netinst” image to install the operating system. This image contains just the minimal amount of software to start the installation and fetch the remaining packages over the internet. I’m using the 64…

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Sending Symbiosis backups to a server outside Bytemark

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Symbiosis is an easy to use hosting environment developed by Bytemark. The system includes backup2l to handle backups. backup2l is a lightweight command line tool for generating, maintaining and restoring backups. The backup2l configuration is generated from the…

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Dell PowerEdge R210 II hardware RAID monitoring (Dell PERC H200 RAID controller)

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Moore’s Law marches on relentlessly but the there is plenty of life left in the old PowerEdge R210 / R210 Gen II servers. The cost of cloud versus bare metal still makes physical machines a no-brainer if you’re comfortable…

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How to install Samba server and configure a network share

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Samba is a very useful tool. It provides file and print services between computers running Microsoft Windows and computers running Linux. It can integrate with a Windows domain too.  Samba is a re-implementation of the SMB / CIFS…

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