Mass-deploying VMware Fusion 5/6
Install Reposado with Margarita on CentOS / Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Use the CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol) with Mac OS X
Add CDP information on Absolute Manage on Mac OS X

“Apache Directory Studio” hangs at 14% when connecting to an LDAP server

Today everything was annoying and “Apache Directory Studio” drives me nuts. I was unable to use it, all connections will stuck at 14%… Checking the network parameter I changed the “Provider” settings to JNDI and avoiding the Apache default option. After this Continue reading “Apache Directory Studio” hangs at 14% when connecting to an LDAP server

HPE OneView 2.0.7: “Unable to retrieve asset tag information from the iLO.”

Our HPE OneView was recently updated to the new build 2.07 without difficulties. But today, when adding a the iLO of a ProLiant DL360p Gen8 by the hardware page, the operation has failed with the error: “Unable to retrieve asset tag Continue reading HPE OneView 2.0.7: “Unable to retrieve asset tag information from the iLO.”

Quick way to bind CentOS 7/Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 to Active Directory

Using SSSD it’s relatively easy to bind a CentOS 7 or Red Hat Enteprise Linux 7 to Active Directory service. Install the needed binaries: yum install realmd sssd adcli Discover the domain: realm discover YOURDOMAIN Join the domain: realm join Continue reading Quick way to bind CentOS 7/Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 to Active Directory

vSphere ESXi upgrade is really slow (About to install…)

During the past hours we upgraded our HPE blades from ESXi 6.0.0 U1 to 6.0.0 U2. During the process (using the vSphere Update Manager), the ESXi seems to be frozen on the step “About to install…”. After 30 minutes we Continue reading vSphere ESXi upgrade is really slow (About to install…)

vSphere Web Client has slow performances… Update to 5.5 Update 3!

VMware has posted a new update 3 for vCenter 5.5 in September that will speed up your Web Client experience. A blog post exists and details everything about the new optimisations and the speeds seems to be normalized between vSphere Web Continue reading vSphere Web Client has slow performances… Update to 5.5 Update 3!

Removing hard disk/network interface on VMware vSphere fails

Sometimes, removing an hard disk or network interface on VMware vSphere failed with the error: Invalid configuration for device ‘0’. It’s probably due to existing snapshots attached to your VM. Try to remove all the snapshots, this will probably solve the problem. This Continue reading Removing hard disk/network interface on VMware vSphere fails

When installing ClamAV from EPEL to CentOS/Red Hat 7 becomes a nightmare…

The installation of ClamAV from EPEL 7 to CentOS/Red Hat 7 is a little bit more challenging than the simple setup used in CentOS 6/Red Hat 6. The problem isn’t really the installation itself, but the way how things are Continue reading When installing ClamAV from EPEL to CentOS/Red Hat 7 becomes a nightmare…

Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager: “Cannot find user account DOMAIN\username”

During the configuration of Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager I was stuck with the impossibility to add users from our Active Directory. I was always confronted to the error “Cannot find user account DOMAIN\username”. This error occurs when the user configured Continue reading Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager: “Cannot find user account DOMAIN\username”

HP OneView 1.05 network failover isn’t working in Active-Active configuration

We did recently purchase a new HP BladeSystem c7000 Enclosure that was ordered with HP OneView. We started the deployment when the version 1.05 was out, to configure it directly in Active-Active mode. After a few problems with the iLO firmware Continue reading HP OneView 1.05 network failover isn’t working in Active-Active configuration

Cisco ASA VPN service caches the old password after a password change

We noticed that the Cisco ASA firewall caches passwords after a password change and the old password is working a few times before expiring and that the new one can be used without problem. This documentation found on the Cisco Continue reading Cisco ASA VPN service caches the old password after a password change

Remote Desktop Connection on Mac OS X refuses to connect because of problems during the licensing protocol

Today, we were blocked by a stupid message from Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection 2 on a user workstation’s. RDC was showing this message : You were disconnected from the Windows-based computer because of problems during the licensing protocol. The problem was that Continue reading Remote Desktop Connection on Mac OS X refuses to connect because of problems during the licensing protocol