14 July, 2008

Daily Archives

  • HOWTO Build current XAMS Debian packages

    This article was first written in September 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/168). For the moment, no official XAMS binary package exist. You have then to play a bit with the Subversion repository. So, update or export your xams-0.0.x and xams-0.0.x-debian repositories. Done? Ok, let’s continue then. Copy your xams-0.0.x directory to another name, […]

  • GRE tunnels between Cisco and Linux routers using iproute

    This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/167). GRE tunnels between Cisco and Linux (2.4 and up) routers are possible. Given the following two routers, each one gateway for its network: linux Public IP: 82.72.101.226 Private network: 192.168.4.0/24 IP on that private network: 192.168.4.4 cisco Public IP: 123.45.67.8 Private […]

  • IP in IP or GRE tunnel using iproute

    This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/166). Setting an IP in IP or GRE tunnel using iproute between two Linux routers is relatively easy. Given the following two routers, each one gateway for its network: routerA Public IP: 87.65.43.21 Private network: 192.168.4.0/24 IP on that private network: 192.168.4.4 […]

  • Interoperating Quagga or Zebra with NET-SNMP

    This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/163). Quagga is able to publish routing information to SNMP. When setting up Quagga [1] with NET-SNMP (previously know as UCD-SNMP), you may fall into the problem of Quagga logging a lot of error messages to syslog or to its own logfile. Let […]

  • Quagga / Zebra

    This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/162). Quagga and Zebra are Free routing softwares. Quagga is a fork of Zebra. They both still work similarly, and share of course the same configuration file format. It may probably allow you to replace Cisco routers or interoperate with them as […]

  • HOWTO Install and maintain free software easily under Solaris: pkg-get

    This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/161). pkg-get is somewhat a rewrite of the apt-get of to Sun’s Solaris. It is a script that uses wget and the pkg suite [1] of tools from Solaris to install, upgrade, and uninstall free software easily on Solaris. The list of packages […]

  • Advanced Web Statistics (AWStats)

    This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/157). AWStats is a free powerful and featureful tool that generates advanced web, ftp or mail server statistics, graphically. This log analyzer works as a CGI or from command line and displays all possible information your log contains, in few graphical web […]

  • OpenLDAP

    This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/153). OpenLDAP is an open source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. The suite includes: slapd – stand-alone LDAP server slurpd – stand-alone LDAP replication server libraries implementing the LDAP protocol, and utilities, tools, and sample clients. The documentation can be […]

  • Name Service Switch under UNIX/Linux

    This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/151). Every UNIX/Linux operating system uses a set of libraries called the Name Service Switch (which is part of the LibC of the system) to resolve its names, be it for userids to login names or IP addresses to hostnames resolution, or […]