Archive for September, 2010

Use a Cisco Router as NTP Clock Source

September 28th, 2010 No comments

An NTP server can provide synchronised date and times for devices in a network. Since a router cannot be a Stratum 1 device (cannot connect to a Stratum 0 device such as a GPS clock), a router is not an accurate source of time information. If this is not important to you, then using a router as an NTP server may be acceptable. Read more…

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nslookup missing on CentOS

September 13th, 2010 No comments

If nslookup fails on CentOS, you may need to install bind utilities: Read more…

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September 6th, 2010 No comments


Sending signals to processes using kill on a Unix system is not a new topic for most systems administrators, but I’ve been asked many times about the difference between kill and kill -9. Read more…

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