Tag how-to has 5 posts
Initial Server Setup Using Ansible
Why So, I’ve been on a ‘how can I make my life easier’ kick and started looking into different system management software. Ansible bubbled up to the top because it’s agent-less. This makes a lot of sense for the types of things I’m doing. It might make things slower in a huge setup/infrastructure since there’s some latency doing things through SSH. Goal Initial Goal - Automate the entire server baseline setup via Ansible.
Making Ubuntu 22.04 Faster
Why I setup my server to boot on power. So I want to boot and run as quickly as possible to minimize downtime due to reboots or power-outages. It happens more than I’d like. Goal Document performance settings for Ubuntu 22.04 Settings Not a performance setting, but ups the map count limit to allow for Docker to be able to run ELK. Set vm.max_map_count to no less than 262144 (one time configuration) 1 2 # Run once, loses setting after reboot.
Outlook e-mail Raw Queries
How do you create raw queries? In outlook for MacOS you have to jump through a few hoops. Click on the Search Bar: this will then open the search ribbon to allow you to select other options. For some reason, unless you click on the search field they hide this ribbon to make it extremely inconvenient for you to do anything. Click ‘Advanced’ on the search ribbon. Select ‘Raw Query’ Enter your Raw Query and save the search.
Setup NFS Mount to Synology NAS
Why We want to be able to auto-mount our NFS share in the event of unepected shutdowns and restarts. Goal Make sure the the NFS share is automounted each time the server restarts. Enable NFS service on your Synology NAS Before accessing a shared folder with your NFS client, you must change the settings on your Synology NAS to allow sharing via NFS. Follow the steps below: Go to Control Panel > File Services > NFS (for DSM 7.
Running wget in background with continue
Prevent Failed Downloads w/ wget wget seems to have two options if you need to remotely download a file from an http(s) website. 1 nohup wget -c -q 'https://domain/path/to/url/file.tar.gz & nohup - run a command immune to hangups, with output to a non-tty: essentially this just prevents the command from ignoring ‘hangup’ signals and continue running. -c = Attempt to continue the download. -q = suppres wget’s terminal output. & = put the job in the background.