Sebastian Mogilowskis Blog

Just another blog about administration, linux and other stuff

October, 2010

How to Use VNC to access VMware Servers

Edit the “.vmx” file of your virtual machine and add this lines: RemoteDisplay.vnc.enabled = “TRUE” RemoteDisplay.vnc.port = “5900” RemoteDisplay.vnc.password = “YOUR_PASSWORD” Note: Use a different port for each virtual machine. Links: * http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&externalId=1246

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Firmware Update HP Procurve

1. Download firmware Download the latest firmware from http://www.hp.com/rnd/software/switches.htm 2. TFTP Server Extract the downloaded file and use a TFTP Server http://www.mogilowski.net/2010/10/25/setting-up-tftp-server-on-ubuntu Example: mv 2800-Software-I1077/I_* /srv/tftp/ 3. Install new firmware Create a telnet connection to the switch: telnet SWITCH_IP and copy the firmware to the switch: copy tftp flash TFTP_SERVER_IP I_10_77.swi Restart the switch with […]

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Factory reset HP Procurve

1. Serial console Connect your PC to the switch via serial console. Use “GtkTerm” for example on Ubuntu. 2. Reset the switch Push “Reset” AND “Clear” on the front of the switch. Release “Reset” Button. If the “Test” LED blinks release the “Clear” button and wait. 2. Save the new configuration After the switch rebooted […]

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Setting up TFTP server on Ubuntu

Install a TFTP-Server on Ubuntu 1. Installation sudo aptitude install atftpd 2. Configuration sudo /etc/init.d/atftpd start 3. Files Put all files for the TFTP server in the following directory: /srv/tftp/

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