Posted: December 1st, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: centos, it, linux, virtualization | Tags: , , | No Comments »

installed another centos 5.7 for a web application on a vmware structure – i hate the hole packet management. had to do things like “configure the boot stages for the nrpe daemon”, adding strange yum repositorys  *sigh

vmware / centos 5 network settings

Posted: January 29th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: centos, it, networking, virtualization | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

copied vm centos 5 machines with fixed ip settings to a different esxi server. put the machines in a vm net with an active dhcp server. the centos machines switched at boot-time to dhcp and automatically disabled the fixed ip settings. centos creates a new interface configuration file with dhcp settings. the old config file is backed. why ? the mac adress has changed ! (vmware moving). to prevent this you should probably configure the mac adresses from the old esxi system or adjust the network cfg files on centos.

centos vs. debian

Posted: December 12th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: centos, debian, it, linux | Tags: , , | No Comments »

centos go home ….