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VMware Server 2, Proxysvc SSL Handshake problems

Get this server in /var/log/vmware/hostd.log if you want to connect to your VMWare Server ? Proxysvc SSL Handshake on client connection failed: SSL Exception Open about:config in Firefox and change security.enable.ssl2 from false into true In some cases you have to kill the vmware-hostd process and restart the management deamon: /etc/init.d/vmware-mgmt restart Links * http://planetvm.net/blog/?p=1087 […]

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VMWare Infrastructure Client with VMWare Server

I had a lot of problems with the new webinterface of VMWare Server 2. The interface is very unstable and not very comfortable for the VMWare configuration. I need an alternative for the browser application. The new VMWare Server 2 is very simular to the ESXi or ESX Server from VMWare so you can use […]

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VMWare Server 1.0.5 – Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04

The VMWare server is not available over the paketmanager in Ubuntu 8.04. You have to do a manual installation. First you have to download the server from the VMWare website and the [download#4#size#nohits] (version 1.1.6) which you have to extract into the vmware-server-distrib folder (extracted VMWare server). Befor you can start the VMWare installer, you […]

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Webmin und SSH mit Fail2ban unter Debian absichern

Fail2ban kann IP Adressen aufgrund einer bestimmten Anzahl fehlgeschlagener Loginversuche, für eine Einstellbare Zeit blockieren. D.h. es werden per “IPTables” alle Pakete von dieser Adresse verworfen. Auf diese Weise kann man sich vor Bruce-Force-Angriffen schützen, da nach einer festgelegten Anzahl von Loginversuchen, kein Zugriff mehr auf den Server möglich ist. Installation: aptitude install fail2ban Die […]

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