Synology: How to add an additional IP for VLAN?

Synology uses a linux environment but its not the same as adding one for Linux. I have a 418+ and only has one enet connection but I wanted to have an additional IP for my lab and the other for general access. The one big difference is normally I would create a virtual IP but … Continue reading Synology: How to add an additional IP for VLAN?

VMware 6.5 to 6.7 Upgrade Workaround for Older CPUs

I have three Dell T110s and wanted to upgrade them from vSphere 6.5 to 6.7. The issue I had was incompatible hardware. Although for what I use it for it should be fine there has been updates on what CPU is currently supported. With newer CPUs there is advanced features that older ones just don't … Continue reading VMware 6.5 to 6.7 Upgrade Workaround for Older CPUs

ZFS command line reference (Cheat sheet)

Pool Related Commands # zpool create datapool c0t0d0Create a basic pool named datapool# zpool create -f datapool c0t0d0Force the creation of a pool# zpool create -m /data datapool c0t0d0Create a pool with a different mount point than the default.# zpool create datapool raidz c3t0d0 c3t1d0 c3t2d0Create RAID-Z vdev pool# zpool add datapool raidz c4t0d0 c4t1d0 … Continue reading ZFS command line reference (Cheat sheet)

Install Vmware Tools in Oracle Enterprise Linux

Installing vmware tools via cli in Oracle linux Update linux first yum update yum upgrade mkdir /mnt/cdrom mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom Install required packages yum install gcc yum -y install kernel-uek-devel-`uname -r` yum -y install kernel-uek-headers-`uname -r`  Now untar the tools tar xzvf /mnt/cdrom/VMwareTools-x.x.x-xxxx.tar.gz -C /tmp/ Now fix the usb drive issue in the vmware tools … Continue reading Install Vmware Tools in Oracle Enterprise Linux