Posts Categorized: debian

Hashicorp Vault Install on Debian

For a new vault cluster, add the APT repo: Depending on how you have configured the listener you may need to set an environment variable specifying the vault location before commands like ‘vault status’ will work: Notice I am setting a variable to disable certificate verification to avoid having to add ‘-tls-skip-verify’ to each command…. Read more »

Dell racadm on Linux

I’m currently using Linux Mint and wanted to communicate with the iDRAC interfaces on Dell servers. Install racadm: sudo echo ‘deb xenial openmanage’ | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ sudo gpg –keyserver –recv-key 1285491434D8786F gpg -a –export 1285491434D8786F | sudo apt-key add – sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install srvadmin-idracadm8 Test with: /bin/racadm -R… Read more »

Local Ubuntu Repository

I wanted to set up a local repository for DEB packages I create to be installed among a number of cluster nodes. After building the deb package I added it to my home folder as follows and created the Packages.gz file: apt-get install dpkg-dev mkdir -p /home/jonnymcc/ubuntu_repo cp slurm-14.03.3_14.03.3-1_armhf.deb /home/jonnymcc/ubuntu_repo cd /home/jonnymcc/ubuntu_repo dpkg-scanpackages . /dev/null… Read more »

Password-less SSH in 5 minutes

Connecting to remote servers using SSH is very common in systemadministration and involves entering the command : sshuser@remotehostname and the corresponding password. It is possible to use public keys with SSH to allow the remote host to accept SSH connections from you without password authentication. This can beuseful for automatically scheduled tasks (CRON jobs) for… Read more »