Entries of November, 2012

Today the Cfengine team from Oslo released version 3.4.0 of Cfengine (3). If you read my article in the German Linux Magazine issue 11/2012, you’d know that this version is really amazing The community edition of Cfengine 3.4.0 now contains POSIX ACL support for both Windows and Linux platforms. Furthermore the remote syslog support is […]

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Recently, I had to use Ntop to analyze the network traffic of one customer file server. Ntop shows the traffic per interface and there per protocol, source IP and offers many other ways of showing you what happens in your network. Ntop is great; however, I observed this tool taking many system resources since it […]

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At the end of October, I passed the RHCE exam here in Germany. It was a very pleasant experience and I used the book “RHCSA/RHCE Red Hat Linux Certification Study Guide (Exams EX200 & EX300)” from Michael Jang for preparation. On 1072 pages, Jung covers all the objectives of both the RHCSA and RHCE exams. […]

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During the last days, the official Xen blog published two really amazing articles about Xen virtualization in detail. Both of them take a look at paravirtualization, HVM and the difference between 32 and 64 Bit guests. You can find part one of the article series here: The Paravirtualization Spectrum, part 1: The Ends of the […]

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Am 2. November 2012 erscheint in Deutschland offiziell die aktuelle Ausgabe des Linux Magazins. Darin enthalten ist u.a. mein Artikel über Cfengine 3.4.0 und die Neuerungen in der Community Edition, der vor allem das neue Posix-ACL-Feature näher beleuchtet.   Ich bedanke mich herzlichst beim Linux Magazin für die erneute Gelegenheit, einen Artikel in dieser Zeitschrift […]

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