Redhat 8 Boot Single User Mode via Serial Console

To boot into single user mode via the serial console you need to edit grub before it boots. When it starts booting you will see the grub menu, before it starts hit the "e" key to edit. You will see something similar as below. Change the information to whats shown below in BOLD ====================load_video set … Continue reading Redhat 8 Boot Single User Mode via Serial Console

Synology as a Centralized Log Server

I have several systems that run constantly and other just as needed. One thing I really wanted was a centralized logging server. I could have configured a syslog server on my Red Hat mini for example but since I already had a Synology why not use it for this. I have ample storage space and … Continue reading Synology as a Centralized Log Server

Splunk in a Docker Container on RedHat 8

We are assuming you have Docker configured and running already if so than the process is pretty straight forward for getting Splunk in Docker Container. If you need to install Docker in RedHat 8 reference this post: Install Docker in RedHat 8. First thing we need to do is pull Splunk Enterprise package in Docker. … Continue reading Splunk in a Docker Container on RedHat 8

Installing Linux VM via Kickstart Running on Synology

You may run into an issue after setting up your Synology Diskstation for booting Kickstart clients, where the VM won't boot PXE properly. This can also happen if you have a dedicated server acting as you Kickstart server. The issue is by default when you create a VM is want to use "Share with my … Continue reading Installing Linux VM via Kickstart Running on Synology