#virtualization Articles

  • 2013-11-10
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BCvRP – Brocade Certified virtual Router Professional – Objectives

For training these I set up networks. Many. Drawing the networks first in LibreOffice Draw and then setting them up with virtual machine templates and LAN segments. The exam I took in October and because it was a beta exam the results aren't out until December :) The BCvRP has the …

  • 2013-09-08
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BCvRE - Brocade Certified virtual Router Engineer

Been checking out the Vyatta vRouter a bit closer. Mostly because of the BCvRE exam but I'm slowly starting to think there might be some benefits to using it elsewhere too. See vyatta-a-routervpnfirewall-in-a-vm-brocade-certified-vrouter-engineer/ for where to find manuals or training materials. See the objectives. I tried installing Vyatta vRouter 6 …

  • 2013-09-08
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BCvRE - Brocade Certified virtual Router Engineer - Objectives

This post will be continuously updated with my short notes under each concept. It's not meant to be a replacement of the official training materials. I'm just starting out playing with the vRouter Core / open source version and installing it in a VM and set up some networks and firewalls …

  • 2013-08-26
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Vyatta: a router/vpn/firewall in a VM

Brocade has a beta exam up for BCVRE - Certified vRouter Engineer - which is on the Vyatta software from the company with the same name that Brocade bought last year. There is the free open source core. Download from here: http://vyatta.org/downloads (no you don't have to register). The …

  • 2012-06-16
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Red Hat Certification - RHCE - KVM via CLI

In a previous post while preparing for RHCSA I installed kvm post-installation, via the GUI. But how to install, configure and use it only from the CLI? Virt-Manager http://virt-manager.org/page/Main_Page has some details As a test-machine I'm using a server with Scientific Linux 6.2 (with virtualization …

  • 2012-03-10
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openstack testing day

Only one day late! I actually started installing this on the 8th but I forgot to install it to hdd so the 'yum update' failed and broke the machine with I/O errors :) Installing it in a VMWare Workstation (fedora 64-bit type, 2, cores, 4G RAM, 20G disk). http://fedoraproject …

  • 2011-11-24
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Install FreeBSD in VirtualBox

The Past I used to run FreeBSD 5 and 6 about eight years ago on a Pentium III 900MHz machine with maybe 768MB RAM. It was very slow but after a lot of tinkering with the kernel I got it to boot and run very nicely. Fluxbox was the window …

  • 2011-05-09
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HEPIX Spring 2011 - Day 4

Dinner on the 3rd night was amazing. It was at the hotel Weisse Schwan in Arheilgen outside Darmstadt and it was a nice reception hall with big round tables, waiters with lots of wine and great buffet food. A+ Cloudy day! Or - Infrastructure as a Service - IaaS A few had …

  • 2011-03-12
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Virtualbox - Free OS Virtualization

Had the opportunity to try out virtualbox the other day on RHEL. I really liked the part that the rpm that I downloaded was signed and I had to import the signature to be able to install the package! Feels safe. Install did not cause any other problems for me …