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Batch file using WGET to download from FTP

02.10.2010 · Posted in Tools

One batch file that will allow you to download certain dated files while excluding some folders using WGET. I need to download files from an FTP site: and these are the conditions: 1) Download all files except the ones with extentions .R, .A, .C, .E, .P, .A 2) Download only files starting with 0066, 7019, ...

Moving Zabbix MySQL DB to new hardware

04.21.2009 · Posted in Linux

This document assumes that linux (Ubuntu) has already been installed on the new MySQL server. Login to new MySQL server – IP Address with account Username Install MySQL: enter the following command line. apt-get install mysql-server Assign password to root account and take note of it. Install ssh: enter the following command line. apt-get install ...

Monitoring VMWare ESXi 3.5 through DRAC

04.18.2009 · Posted in VM Ware ESXi 3.5

We have a Dell PowerEdge 2950 running VMWare ESXi 3.5. To monitor the Dell hardware, we are using the DRAC feature. Make sure you have a DRAC management card installed, and set it up with an IP address. Access the management page with any browser, and from there you can setup email notifications whenever there’s ...

Useful PowerShell Scripts

03.20.2009 · Posted in Linux

Windows PowerShell is a new scripting language from Microsoft.  Below are some useful PS scripts I’ve written for Zabbix. We are using Zabbix Sender and Zabbix Trapper to check for file age, file size and string in files.   To check File Age in Minutes # FileAging.ps1 # This script developed and tested with PowerShell ...

ESXi 3.5 on Dell Optiplex GX620

02.11.2009 · Posted in VM Ware ESXi 3.5

I am currently setting up a brand new test environment, and I will be writing down the whole project here. Hardware – Using Dell Optiplex GX620. This is one of the Dell workstations that will support ESXi 3.5. I tried to get ESXi working on Dell Optiplex 745, without any luck. It has a 3 ...