Tag Archives: Command-line interface

208 day reboot bug

It is ironic that only days after I wrote that 497 is the IT number of the beast, I learn that Linux has another unfortunate number:  208. The reason for this is a defect in the internal Linux kernel used … Continue reading

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Locking the door and throwing away the key!

Many years ago I picked up a book that literally blew my mind.  It was the Cuckoo’s Egg by Clifford Stoll and it’s a genuine classic, a true tale of hackers and how one was tracked down in the very early days … Continue reading

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Storwize V7000 and SVC Release 6.3.0.1 is available for download

The first update for Storwize V7000 and SVC release 6.3 is now available.   You will find it here for Storwize V7000 and here for SVC (note both links will require you to login to Fix Central with your IBM ID).    As usual … Continue reading

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SVC and Storwize V7000 Release 6.3: Keys now optional!

The Storwize V7000 and SVC have a command line interface that you access via SSH.  Every-time you logon, whether it is to transfer a file (using a tool like pscp), issue a single shot command from a  script (using a … Continue reading

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Some tips for using the SVC and Storwize V7000 Command Line Interface

The SVC and Storwize V7000 offers a command line interface that you access via SSH.   You start your favorite SSH client (such as PuTTY or Mindterm) and then logon as admin or as your own user-id.   Right now … Continue reading

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