installing rwhoisd on ubuntu

cd /tmp wget http://projects.arin.net/rwhois/ftp/rwhoisd-1.5.9.5.tar.gz apt-get install gcc make tar xvfz rwhoisd-1.5.9.5.tar.gz cd rwhoisd-1.5.9.5 ./configure make make install   create a user groupadd rwhoisd useradd -c “RWhoisd User” -g rwhoisd -d /usr/local/rwhoisd/etc/rwhoisd -s /bin/false rwhoisd chown -R rwhoisd:rwhoisd /usr/local/rwhoisd/etc/rwhoisd   init.d script #!/bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: rwhoisd # Required-Start: $local_fs $remote_fs # Required-Stop: $local_fs […]

check_vmware_api perl issue which runs check 3.49m

Fix works for me in ubuntu 14.04 cpan[1]> i /libwww-perl/ Distribution    GAAS/libwww-perl-5.837.tar.gz Distribution    GAAS/libwww-perl-6.01.tar.gz Distribution    GAAS/libwww-perl-6.05.tar.gz Author          LWWWP (“The libwww-perl mailing list” <libwww@perl.org>) 4 items found cpan[2]> install GAAS/libwww-perl-5.837.tar.gz That’s all!  

CVE-2014-6271 bash issue on Linux

Bash allowed bypassing environment restrictions in certain environments. Ubuntu already updated bash package for LTS, so to fix bash issue simply run: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install bash Also updated bash available for Centos: sudo yum update bash Solution for CVE-2014-6271 on RedHat   P.S. This patch is not full http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2014/CVE-2014-7169.html

mydns startup script

Put it into /etc/init.d/mydns #! /bin/sh # # mydns Start the MyDNS server # # Author: Falko Timme . # set -e PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin NAME=mydns DAEMON=/usr/local/sbin/$NAME DESC=”DNS server” SCRIPTNAME=/etc/init.d/$NAME # Gracefully exit if the package has been removed. test -x $DAEMON || exit 0 case “$1” in start) echo -n “Starting $DESC: $NAME” $DAEMON –background echo […]

install mydns on ubuntu 14.04

MyDNS is a free DNS server, designed to serve records directly from an SQL database MyDNS does not include recursive name service, nor a resolver library. It is primarily designed for organizations with many zones and/or resource records who desire the ability to perform real-time dynamic updates on their DNS data via MySQL Install requirement […]

vmware-config-tools.pl finished with “Could not find Parent Node”

So we have Ubuntu 6.06 Dapper guest on ESX 5.5  With latest release of VMware-tools vmware-config-tools.pl finished with “Could not find Parent Node” Solution: Find stiring near  # Get the udev device path from this node –         if ($txt =~ m/^'(.*?)’:/s) { +         if ($txt =~ m/'(.*?)’:/s) {   (remove ^ in line) And re-run […]