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Saya Dan PRS

Menurut seorang perunding PRS, hari esok 30hb Dec 2015 jam 12PM adalah cut-off untuk dapatkan tax relief bagi PRS. Bagi yang kurang mengetahui, PRS adalah kependekan kepada Private Retirement Scheme atau dalam bahasa kita, Skim Persaraan Swasta. Kenapa saya pilih PRS? Dipendekkan cerita, inilah kelebihan utama PRS yang saya nampak secara kasar; Tax relief sehingga […]

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Failed To Start SAS Metadata: UNABLE TO OPEN/READ MESSAGE FILE USING THE -MSG PATHSERROR

Problem Statement SAS Metadata Failed To Start on Linux machine running on GFS2. Error message -sh-4.1$ /sasconfig/Meta/meta3/Lev1/SASMeta/MetadataServer/MetadataServer.sh -start Waiting up to 600 seconds for Metadata Server to listen to port 8561. Server is started (pid 8529)… Server is stopped Log files are located at: /sasconfig/Meta/meta3/Lev1/SASMeta/MetadataServer/Logs Metadata server failed to start, check the log for errors. […]

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zLinux: Add & Configure New Disk

Objective: New disks are added to the machine. I need to configure and integrate them into existing LVM partition. OS: RHEL 5.9 Kernel: 2.6.18-274.el5 Related Documentation: https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5/html/Installation_Guide/s1-s390info-addDASD.html The mainframe administrator has assigned me 6 disks and the disk name are ‘205’ – ’20e’. So, I need to find out the associated device name with the […]

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Installing mplayer on RHEL 6

Objective: To install mplayer on RHEL 6 Modus Operand: Install RPM Fusion repo based on info from http://rpmfusion.org/Configuration, < View plain text > code [root@oc0210762185 ~]# yum localinstall –nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/updates/6/i386/rpmfusion-free-release-6-1.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/el/updates/6/i386/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-6-1.noarch.rpm Loaded plugins: ibm-check-lotus-updates, ibm-repository, refresh-packagekit, security Setting up Local Package Process rpmfusion-free-release-6-1.noarch.rpm                         […]

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Solaris: Configuring Virtual Network with LDOM

Objective To add a virtual network device to guest domain Current network resource, root@maxis70 # ldm list -o network NAME primary MAC 00:21:28:b3:36:a0 VSW NAME MAC NET-DEV ID DEVICE LINKPROP DEFAULT-VLAN-ID PVID VID MTU MODE primary-vsw0 00:14:4f:f9:da:3e igb0 0 switch@0 1 1 1500 primary-vsw1 00:14:4f:fb:6c:90 igb1 1 switch@1 1 1 1500 primary-vsw2 00:14:4f:fb:4f:94 igb2 2 […]

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Solaris: Unlock User

Problem Statement User is unable to login even though password is confirm 100% correct. upon checking, ID is locked, this can be verified by checking on /etc/shadow of particular user’s entry. root@irwan69 # grep jmirwan /etc/shadow jmirwan:*LK*hHEYtbJfyM8V2:15625:7:60::::2 *LK* denotes the ID is locked. From manual page of ‘shadow’ password An encrypted password for the user […]

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NFS Mount Error: “unknown nfs status return value: -1”

Problem Statement I received an error to mount a NFS mountpoint. Server: AIX 6.1 Client: RHEL 5.7, kernel 2.6.18-274.17.1.el5 Error Message: unknown nfs status return value: -1 [root@kambing ~]# mount -t nfs 10.110.62.40:/usr/openv/NBU_Unified_Log/ /VRTS/ mount: 10.110.62.40:/usr/openv/NBU_Unified_Log/ failed, reason given by server: unknown nfs status return value: -1 Solution Create an entry of the client in […]

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My First Time Story: Playing Around With LDoms + SVM

Prologue & Objective I’ve a Sun Logical Domains (LDoms) system, I want to assign disk from primary domain to guest domain. Then, I want to use Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) to configure the disk. On primary domain, use formatto select particular disk and do labelling. Specify disk (enter its number): 14 selecting c0t600508B40006BABC00029000036F0000d0 [disk formatted] […]

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Linux on HP Proliant: Reset iLO Network from OS

This is almost similar with my previous post on how to reset Administrator’s password from OS by using hponcfg. This time, I want to reset the iLO network information. Problem Statement I’m unable to access iLO from this server. Since I can’t easily go to BIOS to get the network information, I need to use […]

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Using IBM Advanced Settings Utility (ASU) on Linux

Objective: Utilizing IBM Advanced Settings Utility (ASU) on Linux operating system to avoid the need to access IBM xSeries server from BIOS/UEFI level, thus will avoid server downtime. Installation, [root@sgbcmstrn01 ~]# rpm -ivh ibm_utl_asu_asut78c-9.21_linux_x86-64.rpm Preparing… ########################################### [100%] 1:ibm_utl_asu ########################################### [100%] IBM Advanced Settings Utility (C) Copyright IBM Corp. 2007-2012. All Rights Reserved. This Program is […]

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