Category Archives: Server Admin

Accessing partitions within an image or LVM volume used as an iSCSI target

I recently reinstalled the software on my NAS (open media vault) and tidied up the host name etc. As part of this I changed the name of the iSCSI target. This meant that my media PC wouldn’t boot over the … Continue reading

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Indefero errors fatal: bad argument fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly

I was trying to commit something to my Indefero project management server today and was getting the following error: fatal: bad argument fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly I puzzled around for a while and then tried manually logging … Continue reading

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Getting JetPack working

I had two issues with JetPack – but I finally got it working. Issue one – ¬†Jetpack could not contact WordPress.com: register_http_request_failed. This usually means something is incorrectly configured on your web host. Operation timed out after 15000 milliseconds with … Continue reading

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Installing gitorious on Ubuntu 10.04 HOWTO

I like using Git for my projects and I tend to host them outside of the computer I work on. I was finding the current way I was managing projects a bit cubersome so I decided to install Gitorious which … Continue reading

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rsync Backup / Dropbox style setup

Introduction This tutoral/HOWTO is designed to help you setup an rsync back/dropbox style synced folder on the Netgear stora. The aim of this is to have a synced folder that will automatically back up to a remote location. The main … Continue reading

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Useful Server Setup Tutorials

So I decided to take a leap and move VPS providers. Moving servers turns out to be hard work. Here is a list of useful stuff that I had to dig out again when setting up the new one – … Continue reading

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