• Service Tags! Services Tags! Get Your Services Tags!

    Dell in their infinite wisdom came up with a unique identifier for their products, they call it Service Tag. This identifier is retrievable through software on most Dell equipment. This can be most useful when creating tickets and verify other product information (warranty, configuration). How to get Service Tag information from a switch: console#show system […]

    Jul 13th, 2016 • Filed under Dell, EqualLogic, Linux, Microsoft, Troubleshooting, WindowsPrint View
  • Saving screen Scroll Back Buffer to File

    There will be a time when you want to save the scroll back buffer of a screen session. Ctrl-a + : to get to screen command line interface. typing hardcopy -h screen.out will save the scroll back buffer out to the file screen.out as ASCII text.

    May 23rd, 2015 • Filed under LinuxPrint View
  • SSH Command Line Tip

    I use SSH a lot, for the this web site, and a few others, plus all my Cisco devices. It can get a bit confusing to keep track of all the hosts, etc. What I do to make things a little easier is to create a small Bash shell script that will connect to the […]

    Mar 31st, 2012 • Filed under Linux, Management, SSHPrint View
  • Rescue Your Data from EcryptFS

    This post doesn’t have much to do with Cisco hardware, or anything to do with Cisco for that matter, other than the fact that it helped me recover some Cisco related data (Tcl scripts, configurations, etc). I use Ubuntu as my primary desktop machine and like all paranoid people I encrypted my home directory, including filename encryption, ultra […]

    Mar 5th, 2011 • Filed under LinuxPrint View
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