Just a note to myself, maybe you will find this usefull as well. In order to compile freedts-1.00 you need to have the GCC, unixODBC and unixODBC-devel packages installed. Next download and un-tar the freedts package. wget ftp://ftp.freetds.org/pub/freetds/stable/freetds-1.00.tar.gz for some reason the ‘ODBC_INC’ variable isnt set properly in the configure script. This will lead to […]Read More Compile freedts 1.00 on EL6
For version 1.9.2 review: https://sysengineers.wordpress.com/2017/06/27/glpi-9-1-2-fix-inline-images-kb/ GLPI released their new version 0.90.3. With new each release two questions seem to be very persistent. These questions are: How can we change the default notification prefix: [GLPI ] in the email subject. How do we enable images in the KB articles. In this article you will be […]Read More Howto: change the notification subject and allow KB images in GLPI version 0.90.3
We encountered a failed logical disk on a Dell Perc SAS controller. After a quick review we discovered that two disks out of the four configured for RAID5 had failed. This event triggered the Perc controller to put the logical disk offline. Now what… Everyone knows that when using a raid5 distributed partity with 4 […]Read More Recover from failed Dell perc raid5 logical disk
Just to put it out there. Some history. BAM! There was Powershell. At first, I didnt quite understand its potential and role in the Microsoft product suite. Then came the ‘not-quite-headless’ windows server. I was like: oooh, It looks like Microsoft is Changing/learning and stripping useless overhead (read things that can potentially break, need maintenance, […]Read More Hate to say it, but Powershell is cool!
Today I ran into a problem. We needed to migrate a huge amount of data from an old SharePoint 2007 content database without the availability of the MOSS front-end. All i had was the database and a corrupted sharepoint install that wasnt going to help me allot. To overcome this problem I decided to write […]Read More Extract all content to disk from a SPS2007 content DB using PHP
After reading this benchmark: http://blog.centreon.com/public/Centreon_Engine_Benchmarks.pdf, I was wondering. isn’t it strange that their own benchmark is telling us they beat the good-old-nagios on all elements? Do not get me wrong, I still believe that Centreon is a wonderful product. But i cant ignore the fact that the Nagios Core / Nagios XI are on the […]Read More Cant wait…
If you are using the great GLPI tool, you will notice that the market value of the data inside will increase rapidly. This usually also implicates that it is ‘wise’ to back this data up. There are many ways to do so using nice plugins, even nicer gui`s and apps. I (headstrong that I am), […]Read More Backup script for GLPI (http://www.glpi-project.org)