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Simple backup script for Single Server Zimbra Community

This is just a simple script that I wrote to manage backing a singer server installation of Zimbra Community. It needs some attention, additional tests, etc. but works as is with zimbra 8.x on an ubuntu 12.04 server installation. Of course you will need to change ip addresses to suit your environment… —– start of […]

My Xoom MZ602 (Verizon LTE) doesn’t get 4G anymore

This is for Xoom MZ602 – verizon lte/4G device – Wrong baseband running 4.1.2 – gets 3g but no 4g So… not sure how but somewhere along the line this 4G Xoom of mine lost its way and could no longer see the 4Gees. Possibly during some ROM install or another (or maybe cosmic radiation). […]

Fail2ban – Intrusion attempts against Asterisk

You can find directions for doing this is several places and I debated whether or not I wanted to post this anywhere but in the process of walking through this¬†install for some interns and poking through a number of different log files I noted that the regular expressions being used were a little out of […]

PCI-E vs. Dremel

The PCI-E card vs. the DREMEL. It all started simply enough. I had a box over in the corner that had been running as a server for a couple of years but now I didn’t need it to do that any more. It was a nice enough computer (xeon) and would make a solid functional […]

Recovering a broken mirrored drive – ubuntu 9.04

The other day I got an email from mdadm, a process running on some of our servers that keeps an eye on the raid array. —– This is an automatically generated mail message from mdadm¬†running on woo A DegradedArray event had been detected on md device /dev/md0. Faithfully yours, etc. P.S. The /proc/mdstat file currently […]

Added a couple of plugins for testing

Just uploaded and activated Twitter Widget Pro to the site. That allows for the very useful twitter feed to the sidebar. Also loaded sexybookmarks which enables a selection of buttons below the post for adding this material to a social network.

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