Expand a Hard Disk with Ubuntu LVM

So you’re running an Ubuntu server in a virtual machine, and now you need to add 20 GB of disk space to root (/). There are quite a few ways to do this, and fortunately you’re running the Logical Volume Manager (LVM) in Ubuntu, so the process isn’t too bad. (This example uses Ubuntu Server […]

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VDC Edge Gateway – Creating site-to-site VPN

In this example the Organisation has already been setup – we’re literally adding a site-to-site VPN, from said organisation to a remote network. First you will need to verify that the associated Org VDC Network has been assigned. Navigate to > Manage & Monitor > Organization VCDs > CUSTOMER > Org VCD Networks. Click the […]

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Apple Mac causing internet issues on home network

I recently had issues when my Apple Mac laptop was connected to my home network. In this instance when the laptop was on and connected to the wireless all devices (including the Mac) had really slow internet access. As soon as the laptop was turned off, the network devices could gain access to the internet […]

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vi command to replace [sometext] with [someothertext]


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301 redirect sub page to another site

Say you wanted to domain.com/2011 to www.newdomain.com <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName domain.com Redirect /2011 http://www.newdomain.com </VirtualHost>

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NAT config for Cisco Router

The following configuration is for a NAT router which plugs into an Ethernet circuit. The router is set to and running DHCP hostname CustomerA ip dhcp pool LOCAL network default-router dns-server ! interface GigabitEthernet0/0 description WAN ip nat outside ip address duplex auto speed auto interface GigabitEthernet0/1 description […]

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Internet Connectivity Problems – Things to check

As I work for an ISP we ask many customers (post our own line checks) to run through diagnostics. At lot of these checks have fixed a problem so I would urge you to run through the same. Once you’ve done all of these this will speed up the process for your ISP to arrange […]

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How to make all web pages redirect to HTTPS via .htaccess

Within you .htaccess file you will need to enter the following: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://www.domain.co.uk/$1 [R,L]

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Exchange – You can’t send a message on behalf of this user unless you have permissions…

So we had an issue today where our account’s members couldn’t send on behalf of accounts@. I had a look at AD and saw everything was still in place in terms of permissions and members etc. Logged on the exchange server and had a look at the mailbox settings specifically ‘Manage Send As Permission..’ If […]

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Cisco gobbles up security cloud upstart Observable Networks Cisco hopes to boost its enterprise security gear by snapping up real-time network behavior monitoring startup Observable Networks. No financial details were disclosed regarding the deal. The biz, located in Saint Louis, Missouri, was founded in 2011 and raised $4.4m (£3.4m) from investors.

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