Yesterday, I wrote a short note about VLAN interfaces. Today, I want to write a short entry on how to bridge Ethernet interfaces to keep things complete as I need to mention about creating ACCESS port to tag packets on desired interface.
VLAN (virtual local area network) is very useful concept as you can easily separate device management from users by using appropriate network devices and configuration. I will describe here in a form of a short note how to create VLAN interface using Debian system.
If you are searching for a book about Debian then look at The Debian Administrator’s Handbook. It is a great open source project so feel free to check it out and support it at the official The Debian Administrator’s Handbook website.
PCI-1610 is an Advantech 4-port RS-232 Universal PCI Communication Card with comes very handy if you need to connect more devices using serial port.
I am playing with DHCP option 82 so I need to read DHCP packets. The easiest way to do this is to use dhcpdump by Edwin Groothuis because of very simple usage and friendly output.
This is rarely performed task but an easy one. To change time zone you need to reconfigure tzdata package.
Recently I needed to replicate data between two Linux servers so I could mitigate potential hardware failure. To achieve this goal I used GlusterFS – an Open Source distributed file system. In this example I will use Debian Wheezy as I want to try more recent version of GlusterFS.
From time to time I play older games on my notebook. I download them from Good Old Games and play on Linux as most of them works and it is easy to check which one are supported using WineHQ website. Recently I installed PlayOnLinux and I like it because it allows to keep and manage […]
Just a moment ago I connected my old hard drive and realized that it was a RAID member.
The fastest way to download or upload directory tree over FTP using just plain console is to execute lftp command.