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  • 02.Feb.15
    Find Integrated Lights-Out IPs in a network shell | rafacas | (0)
    Integrated Lights-Out, or iLO, is a proprietary embedded server management technology by Hewlett-Packard which provides out-of-band management facilities. The physical connection is an Ethernet port that can be found on most Proliant servers of the 300 and above series. It is very useful because it allows to perform activities on an HP server from a remote location. The iLO card has a separate network connection (and its own IP address) to which one can connect via HTTPS. Some of the options I have used are: Reset the server (very useful when the server doesn't respond anymore via the normal network card). Power-up the server ...
  • 25.Nov.09
    Comparing directories in local or remote hosts shell | rafacas | (0)
    I frequently need to compare two directories (with similar structures) to find different or new files. When I have to compare them locally, I use the diff command. $ ls test* test: file1 file2 file3 file4 file5 file1 file2 file3 file4 file5 file6 $ diff -qr test Files test/file2 and differ Files test/file4 and differ Only in file6 The -q option tells diff to tell only whether the files differ and the -r option is for recursively comparing inside subdirectories. A more complicated problem arises when the comparation has to be done remotely, that is one of the directories is in another host (Samba, NFS, etc ...