Monthly Archives: July 2010

Using Windows Previous Versions to access ZFS Snapshots

The Previous Versions tab on the Windows desktop provides a straightforward, intuitive way for users to view or recover files from ZFS snapshots. ZFS snapshots are read-only, point-in-time instances of a ZFS dataset, based on the same copy-on-write transactional model … Continue reading

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Official Canon 1D MKIV Auto Focus System

Link to the official Canon documentation about how the auto focus works on the new Canon 1D MKIV. Click To Visit Link

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Configure a system to automount a Samba share with /etc/fstab

Simple setup to auto mount a Samba share with /etc/fstab Click To Visit Link

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Using Smartmontools To Monitor HDD Temps

Simple setup to monitor your server’s HDD temps via smartmontools. Click To Visit Link

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Setting Up Smartmontools On Open Solaris

Found a great link on how to setup Smarkmontools on Open Solaris. Click To Visit Link

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Smartmontools – Monitoring

Link to smartmontools for linux/bsd/solaris Click To Visit Link

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Home Fileserver: ZFS setup

The next step in setting up your own ZFS home fileserver is to set up your ZFS storage pool and file systems and then share them with other machines. The ZFS commands should work from any operating system where ZFS … Continue reading

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ZFS – The Ultimate Storage Server

Recently our home backup server (which is used for backups of many of our laptops) had a RAID issue and because of a slightly quirky setup I got confused and ended up losing all the data on it. As I … Continue reading

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BSD: Dynamic DNS – Detecting and Updating

Excellent article in how to setup DYNDNS on BSD. Click To Visit Link

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CISCO: TFTP When In Rommon

My Good mate David Sudjiman has posted up a great blog post about TFTPing up an image to your router or switch while in rommon mode. Click To Visit Link

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