Category Archives: Computers

git Version Control for rcs Users – Background

As a Unix Systems Administrator, I’m a long time user of Revision Control System (RCS) to manage configuration files. My first time was in managing DNS Zone Files at NASA Headquarters. Over the past few years, I’ve been using RCS … Continue reading

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RHCE Cheat Sheet

Just the commands ma’am. I can follow the links and read the books but ultimately I just want a cheat sheet to remind me what the actual commands are after all this studying. Memorize This! The following bits are the … Continue reading

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Career Day

In thinking about the last 40 years of me being in the workforce, I thought about the reasons for change or even leaving the company. Marine Corps Reserve Signed up as a grunt in the 10th grade with parental permission, … Continue reading

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Development Environments

I have a few big projects at work that I’ve created over the years. An inventory application, status management, and of course all the scripts (some 200 of them). Initially I’d work on the inventory and status apps on the … Continue reading

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Setting Up Kubernetes

In a series on my home environment, I’m next working on the Kubernetes sandbox. It’s defined as a 3 master, 5 minion cluster. The instructions I currently have seem to work only with a 1 master, n minion cluster (as … Continue reading

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Configuring The Home Environment

I’m using the new drive space and systems to basically mirror the work environment. Part of it is in order to have a playground or sandbox where I can try new things and learn how to use the tools we … Continue reading

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Home Network and Internet Access

Over the years I’ve had a few network configurations. In the mid-80’s I ran a BBS and connected to other BBSs through a transfer scheme. My system would be accessed at all hours and I had the biggest collection of … Continue reading

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Setting up pfSense

Over here I configured a firewall to replace the old single system based firewall. One of the guys at work recommended installing pfSense as a VM to replace the firewall. pfSense from the firewall aspect is wrapped around pf, the … Continue reading

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Using a VMWare Virtual Machine As An Internet Gateway

I’ve been using my old cast off computers as internet gateways for a couple of decades now. I’d upgrade my current system, build a new one, and stick the old one in a a new Firewall/Gateway. I seem to learn … Continue reading

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3dMark Video Card Testing

At a suggestion from Kevin, I snagged the 3DMark tool to test my systems video. I ran the program to run tests on the system just to see if it encountered any issues. Nope, everything seems just peachy 🙂 I … Continue reading

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