Sep 9 2012

Mikrotik Configuration Management.

Configuration Backup can be used to save MikroTik RouterOS configuration to a binary file, which can be stored on the router or downloaded from it using FTP for future use.
The configuration restore can be used for restoring the router’s configuration, exactly as it was at the backup creation moment, from a backup file.

The restoration procedure assumes the configuration is restored on the same router, where the backup file was originally created, so it will create partially broken configuration if the hardware has been changed.

Configuration Export can be used for dumping out complete or partial MikroTik RouterOS configuration to the console screen or to a text file, which can be downloaded from the router using FTP protocol.

The configuration dumped is actually a batch of commands that add (without removing the existing configuration) the selected configuration to a router.
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Sep 2 2012

Stream Mikrotik RouterOS Sniffer TZSP directly to a remote WireShark host.

Network administrators often use Protocol Sniffers to debug remote network problems.

Here is a brief explanation on how to configure WireShark to receive MikroTik RouterOS Sniffer Stream (in TZSP format).
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Jul 11 2012

Searching eMail messages for local users using Dovecot ‘Doveadm-Search’.

Doveadm-Search helps eMail Servers Administrators to show a list of mailbox GUIDs and message UIDs matching given search query.
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Apr 30 2012

Ubuntu: Let’s mount a ‘NFS Share’.

NFS (Network File System) allows you to access shared directory from Linux preserving Files and Directories Ownerships and Permissions.

The computer sharing the directory is called the ‘NFS Server’ (it can be NAS server, for example) and the computers or devices connecting to that server are called ‘NFS clients’. Clients need to use the mount command to access the shared directory.
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Mar 24 2012

Home or SoHo NAS? Give a chance to OpenMediaVault!

 

As the developer says, OpenMediaVault is:

“The next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux.
It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more.”


“Thanks to the modular design of the framework it can be enhanced via plugins. OpenMediaVault is primarily designed to be used in home environments or small home offices, but is not limited to those scenarios. It is a simple and easy to use out-of-the-box solution that will allow everyone to install and administrate a Network Attached Storage without deeper knowledge.”

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