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Checking drives on HW Raid BMC Servers in Linux Rescue

Follow these steps to check drives on your BMC Server while booted to Linux Rescue: For servers using Broadcom Raid Cards: 1). storcli64 /c0 show all2). storcli64 /c0/eall/sall show3). storcli64 /c0/eALL/sALL show all – Gets drive serials For servers using PERC Raid Cards: 1). For Disk 0: perccli64 /c0/e32/s0 show all2). For Disk 1: perccli64…

Windows Server Backups using HiDrive Pro

In this guide we will configure the Synchronization and Device Backup features of HiDrive Pro in Windows. Synchronization will ensure that an identical copy of your folder and files are saved across your devices. Device Backup will create daily backups of your specified folders in Windows. Synchronization: This option is configured on the initial installation…

Linux Server Backups using HiDrive Pro

In this guide we will configure a nightly server backup running Bitnami with HiDrive Pro for FTP storage. Please note that only HiDrive Pro supports FTP access. Lower tariffs will not work with this setup: https://www.ionos.com/office-solutions/hidrive-cloud-storage Before we get started login to your HiDrive Pro account at https://hidrive.ionos.com Go to Settings > Account. Under “Access…

Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 upgrade – Network fix

If after a upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 you notice that networking did not come back online please reference the steps below: systemctl enable systemd-networkd systemctl enable systemd-resolved systemctl start systemd-resolved rm /etc/resolv.conf ln -s /run/systemd/resolve/resolv.conf /etc/resolv.conf vi /etc/systemd/network/20-dhcp.network¬† Add the following: After this is completed restart the server and networking should be back…

Quick guide for .htaccess redirects

Redirect HTTPS traffic to HTTP: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} on RewriteRule (.*) http://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L] Redirect HTTP traffic to HTTPS: RewriteEngine OnRewriteCond %{HTTPS} offRewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R,L] Redirect both HTTPS and HTTP to HTTPS without www: RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off [OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www. [NC] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(?:www.)?(.+)$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://google.com/$1 [R=301,L] Redirect both HTTPS and…

Mounting a Software Raid drive attached with USB in Linux rescue

1). Remake the raid mount points: 2). mount /dev/md10 /mnt/backup 3). Check for the USB volumes: vgdisplay lvscan 4). Use the UUID to rename the volume: vgrename TdDMzM-Q05M-MLaO-ylQb-tBkn-Xqpo-jgQ5vX usb1 5). Activate it:vgchange -a y usb1 6). Mount everything on /dev/usb1 like normal:mount /dev/usb1/home /mnt/backup/homemount /dev/usb1/usr /mnt/backup/usrmount /dev/usb1/var /mnt/backup/var

Installing .NET Framework 3.5

If during normal installation of .NET 3.5 an error is shown stating that the ISO or DVD is required follow the steps below to workaround this to get .NET 3.5 installed: 1.) Start the Local Group Policy Editor or Group Policy Management Console.2.) Expand Computer Configuration, expand Administrative Templates, and then select System.3.) Open the…