I ran into a problem today with the update process of an iDRAC card, and Google was very little help.  I began the firmware update process, and my connection conked out during the upload.  When I returned the page, I was greeted with “Firmware update in progress”. I decided to headContinue Reading

The beginning of a series of real-world usage examples for the most commonly used Linux commands. grep is a tool designed to search through file contents for certain words, numbers or patterns, and is probably one of the most useful tools in a sysadmin’s arsenal.

Let’s face it, not everyone wants to install a second operating system on their hard disk.  Dual booting between Linux and Windows is a tremendous pain in the butt. This is why the great computing diety invented Virtual Machines.Virtual Machines are programs that emulate a computer, It allows you toContinue Reading