Thursday, March 22, 2012

Adding comments in GNS3 IOS baseconfig files

If you want to write some comments in your GNS3 baseconfig files for the Cisco IOS, you can use the exclamation mark. It is mainly used for separating commands for easier reading. Everything that is written after the exclamation mark is ignored.

Here's an example:

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Unable to write inside TEMP environment variable path

I stumbled upon this beautiful error when trying to re-install my PostgreSQL 9.1.3 server: Unable to write inside TEMP environment variable path.

After some research and trial-and-terror [sic], I came to the conclusion that the essence of the problem had been a tiny change I made to my system's file associations (via Notepad++).

Here's how I solved it and how you can do it too:

Friday, March 16, 2012

Running GlassFish as a service on Windows (Error 1067)

I've been trying to run GlassFish as a service on Windows:

asadmin.bat create-service

Unfortunately, that task didn't show up easy due to one little detail: GlassFish was installed on the famous Program Files folder. Other causes may just need a restart of Windows.

When starting the service, it says: Error 1067: The process terminated unexpectedly. And it really terminates.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Change Jenkins or Hudson HTTP port number

One of the things server administrators of Jenkins or Hudson CI solutions often want to do, is to change the HTTP administration port.

I'll show you how, in 4 different ways: For Windows (service), WAR file deployed in GlassFish, Natively in linux and finally, using wrapper.

It's pretty simple: