June 2005

Monthly Archives

  • Sun Useful Links

    This article was first written in June 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/279). The following links proved to be really useful when dealing with Sun hardware and software: Sun BigAdmin SunFreeware OpenSolaris and of course: Sun

  • HOWTO Netboot a Sun machine using RARP

    This article was first written in June 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/271). This article will explain how to netboot a Sun machine using RARP with a Debian/GNU Linux server. Install package rarpd: $ sudo apt-get install rarpd Configure your TFTP server: Adapt the options in /etc/init.d/rarpd to match the directory where you TFTP […]

  • Sorting out web encoding problems

    This article was first written in June 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/270). Introduction This article is about sorting web forms encoding problems. In particular, it looks into an encoding problem found when serving a UTF-8 form, expecting a completed UTF-8 form to come back, but really getting a ISO-8859-1 or ISO-8859-15 form. It […]

  • OpenLDAP online backups

    This article was first written in June 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/269). For BDB and HDB backends only, online backups (ie without stopping slapd to backup) are possible with slapcat. For example, to backup the directory “dc=example,dc=com” to /tmp/ldap-backup.ldif: slapcat -f /etc/ldap/slapd.conf -b “dc=example,dc=com” -l /tmp/ldap-backup.ldif For other backends, the best solution is […]