Linux Active Directory Integration with LikeWise Open

I downloaded the latest RPM package (for Red Hat, Suse, CentOS and Fedora) from the LikeWise web site (you need to register before starting your download.)  I downloaded the RPM package to the /tmp directory.  The version that I am testing is the Winter 2009 Edition. Warning: LikeWise modifies many configuration files and its uninstall […]

Time Sync on VMWare Based Linux

In many cases it can be quite difficult to accuracy keep time on a virtualized operating system due to the complex interactions between the hardware, host operating system, virtualization layer and the guest operating system.  In my case I found that running Red Hat Linux 5 (CentOS 5) on VMWare Server 1.0.8 resulted in an […]

Installing Windows Server 2003 on Xen on Red Hat Linux 5

After being challenged several times during the process of installing Windows Server 2003 into a fully virtualized Xen environment on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5 or CentOS 5) I decided that a quick tutorial for those of you who wish to install in exactly the same way would be helpful.  There are several […]

Installing ruby-sqlite3 on Red Hat or CentOS Linux

For my development environment, I like to SQLite3 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL / CentOS.)  When working with the gem installer for the sqlite-ruby package I kept getting an error on my newest machine.  I searched online and found no answers anywhere while finding many people having this save problem.  I have found a […]

High IOWait on VMWare Server on Linux

In using VMWare Server running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (CentOS 5) I discovered a rather difficult problem.  My setup includes Red Hat Linux 5.2, Solaris 10 and Windows Server 2003 guests running on a Red Hat 5.2 host server all 64bit except for Windows running on AMD Opteron multicore processors on an HP […]