Sebastian Mogilowskis Blog

Just another blog about administration, linux and other stuff

September, 2010

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 * […]

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Extract images from .vob (photo cd) with Ubuntu or Debian

If you want to extract some images from a photo cd or dvd you can use transcode. Installation aptitude install transcode Extract the images transcode -x mpeg2 -i VTS_01_1.VOB -y im -F jpg -w 100 The parameters: -F: picture format (jpg, gif, png) -w: quality for jpeg and compression-level Links *

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Monitoring the Nagios process with monit

Monitoring the Nagios process with monit Howto to install monit on Debian or Ubuntu to monitor the nagios process. Installation aptitude install monit Configuration Edit the monit configuration file /etc/monit/monitrc and make the following changes: Generall settings set daemon 120 set logfile syslog facility log_daemon set mailserver localhost set mail-format { from: } set […]

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