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Archive for 2010

Open Registration Has Been Closed

As you might be aware, WordPress 3.0.2 has been released to fix a specific security vulnerability. This vulnerability required an attacker to have author-level privileges on a WordPress installation. This has led to a rash of new Slaptijack users to be created with the hopes of gaining author-level access. In order to stymy the influx […]

Categories: Uncategorized

Cisco Switch Cluster Automatic IP Addresses

If you've used Cisco switch clustering in a basic network (for example, when all switches are connected together and CDP is enabled), you've likely never considered how this switches communicate with each other. You might assume that the switches are using IP addresses from a common VLAN to communicate. Although this seems reasonable, that's not the case.

Categories: Networking

RHEL 6 Brings Virtualization Changes

Yesterday, Red Hat announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6. For those of us interested in virtualization, RHEL brings along many changes. Performance RHEL 6 promises enhanced virtualization performance in several ways. First, the operating system is now theoretically able to handle 4,096 CPUs, 16 TB of memory, and 100 TB filesystems. […]

Categories: System Administration

RHEL 6 Finally Arrives

Red Hat finally announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 yesterday. RHEL 5 was released in early 2007, making the wait for RHEL 6 the longest since Red Hat rebranded their Linux-based operating system with the RHEL moniker in 2003.

Categories: Software

Cisco IOS 15 Licensing

For those that have been using Cisco IOS 12 forever, you may not have realized that Cisco has begun rolling out IOS 15. Although there are a lot of technical changes and features that are being introduced, IOS 15 introduces a new licensing scheme that may throw old users for a loop.

Categories: Networking