Monthly Archives: July 2012

Linux RPM to the rescue!

RedHat and its variants e.g CentOS, Fedora use RPM packages. Apart from simply installing and upgrading an RPM package, RPM command can be very very handy while troubleshooting. Below are some interesting scenarios where RPM command does a nifty job. … Continue reading

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Linux: Deploying NIS Master/Slave/Client – The easy way

A. Configuring Master Server 1. Install the required package yum install ypserv 2. Set the NIS domain name echo “NISDOMAIN=vmnet.com” >>/etc/sysconfig/network ypdomainname vmnet.com 3. Start the service service ypserv start chkconfig –level 35 ypserv on 4. Check if the rpc … Continue reading

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