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May 16 2021

MySQL / PostgreSQL on iSCSI Fail to Start at Boot

Published by under Linux,Mysql,Postgresql

You are hosting Mysql or PostgreSQL data directory on iSCSI disks but the service fails to start at server’s boot. The service does not find the directory. However, you can start the service manually if you log on the server once SSH is available. These are logs for Mariadb but they would be similar for […]

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May 17 2018

Browser Driver has Received Too many Illegal Datagrams

Published by under AS400

I was getting tons of events ID 8016 labelled “bowser” in the Windows system event log. These might be generated by IBM i (AS400) servers: “The browser driver has received too many illegal datagrams from the remote computer AS400 to name DOMAIN on transport NetBT_Tcpip_{356179F8-4CA4-48CA-92C2-AFEA87D1F884}. The data is the datagram. No more events will be generated […]

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May 29 2017

Determine Operating System within FTP Session

Published by under AS400,Linux,Networking

The “QUOTE” keyword is essential to allow a user to run system-specific commands on FTP servers (SITE or ALLO for example). These commands do not have to be understood by FTP clients. Most FTP clients send a NOOP – that actually is a dummy packet – to keep the connection up  QUOTE SYST returns the Operating […]

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Apr 22 2017

Managed Service Account Fails after Reboot

Published by under Windows

Windows services can be started with a Managed Service Account (MSA) for the sake of security and easy management. It is working just fine until I initiate a server reboot. The service would not start. Opening the service and wiping out the password field makes the service start again, until the next boot. What could […]

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Apr 06 2017

Configure Windows Managed Service Accounts

Published by under Windows

Windows Managed service accounts (MSA) appeared in Windows 2008 R2 Server. MSA provide dedicated accounts for each service without the hassle of managing password assignment or reset. Less management, more security.However, a single account cannot be used across multiple servers. This could lead to many service accounts within a domain but this is not a […]

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