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Top 40 yum commands in linux

YUM Stands for Yellowdog Updater, Modified. In this document we’ll see how to install, remove, upgrade new packages using YUM. In addition to the above, YUM has got many features and lets see them one by one. 1. Install a package To install a package, do ‘yum install packagename’. This will also identify the dependencies [&hellip

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Top 20 rpm commands in Linux

RPM stands for Red Hat Package Manager. RPM keeps the information of all the installed packages under /var/lib/rpm database. In this document lets go through some of the important rpm commands which make our life easier. 1. Get the list of installed packages # rpm -qa where q – Query a – All 2. Query [&hellip

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ASR – Automatic System Recovery

What is ASR – Automatic System Recovery ? ASR (Automatic System Recovery ) is an advances System Recovery Mechanism available in HP servers. Supported Hardware platform includes : ProLiant and Blade Servers. This ASR feature is implemented using a “heartbeat ” timer that continually counts down. The Health Monitor frequently reloads the counter to prevent [&hellip

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Redhat to Cent OS Migration

Convert RHEL to CentOS Some people would love to move on to Cent OS as long as they are not concerned about the Official Redhat Support and the Signed packages from the RHN repository. Today lets review the steps for converting a live Redhat Server into Cent Os with a very short process. The process [&hellip

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Top 10 HPASMCLI Commands

Manage HP Proliant Server with HPASMCLI Utility. HPASM is the management tools package for the HP Proliant server series. It can be used to display the System or Bios setting as well as the hardware status of the Proliant servers. The utility is very useful in the automation jobs as the CLI can be included [&hellip

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How to recover unsaved files in linux

You have spent several hours typing in that text that has to be finished next morning, and then disaster strikes: Your computer crashes. DON’T PANIC!  You can recover most of your changes from the files that Vim uses to store the contents of the file. When you open the original after the recover, you may [&hellip

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FXP – File eXchange Protocol

FXP stands for File eXchange Protocol. The File Exchange Protocol (FXP) is a method of using the FTP protocol to transfer files from one remote FTP server to another – without routing the data via the client controlling the exchange. The client maintains a standard FTP connection to each server, and can direct either server [&hellip

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Install and Configure ksar in Linux

How to analyze the sar data using ksar This post is a continuation of our SAR Output Analysis, which have seen in the previous post. SAR (System Activity Report) is a Solaris-derived system monitor command used to report on various system loads, including CPU activity, memory/paging, device load, and network payload. Sar is available with most of [&hellip

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