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Month: April 2009

Random Reboots on HP Hardware – Error ID 57

Random Reboots on HP Hardware – Error ID 57

We have a server (BL460c) that we upgraded the drivers and firmware on and now it is rebooting every couple hours. The Event Log has a warning with an ID of 57. The description is “NetFN 0x36, command 0x2 timed out” This is solved by downgrading both iLO drivers. 1. HP ProLiant Integrated Lights-Out Management Interface Driver for Windows Server 2003/2008 x64 Editions to version 1.13.0.02. HP ProLiant iLO 2 Management Controller Driver for Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions to…

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Chuck Swindoll on lust and controlling the mind

Chuck Swindoll on lust and controlling the mind

I really appreciate Chuck Swindoll for several reasons. First and foremost is the fact that he preaches like it is, no matter how hard the subject and that he practices what he preaches. That is probably what I want most to be remembered as. Here is a lesson that he recently presented at DTS on lust and purity in the mind. A very important yet terribly difficult lesson that you won’t hear even in most churches since it is so…

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ARP Poisoning in a Production Environment

ARP Poisoning in a Production Environment

Here is a sanatized email the I sent last night that has a very interesting problem that we ran into at work. Never ran into ARP Poisoning before…————————- Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2009 12:21 AMTo: XXXXX XXXXXSubject: ARP Poisoning Ok, so here is 12 hours of work boiled down into a couple sentences of “what happened” … Basic Topography: 10.70.0.1(hop1) > 10.50.0.1(2) > 10.50.0.9(3) > Internet(4) > Destination(5) MAC Address for 10.50.0.1 = XX:XX:XX:XX:b4:23 Scenario: We isolated the issue (mainly…

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Backing up a MAC Server automatically

Backing up a MAC Server automatically

Scenario: You run a Windows environment and all of the sudden have a couple Apple XServes that get added and then need backed up. You are the responder: I will be backing this XServe up to a Windows File Server where the files will then be picked up to go to tape.Step 1: Create the appropriate file share on the Windows box and and assign the proper permissions to it. Give it a unique AD Service Account since the password…

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Cisco ASA 5510 – Disable Specific Alerts

Cisco ASA 5510 – Disable Specific Alerts

We get a ton of false positives on one specific alert on our ASA. The alert is a “No Translation Group Found” that happens when somebody brings a laptop from home and attempts to create a connection before getting the proper IP settings from DHCP. The alert looks like this: %ASA-3-305005: No translation group found for tcp src (InterfaceName):(IPAddress/Port) dst (InterfaceName):(IPAddress/Port) We wanted to disable just this one alert so that we do not get so many false positives. After…

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