Category Archives: My projects

Supermatic – HTTP server in Bourne Shell

Have you, like me, ever dreamed about having your own WEB server? I mean, the real one – not a blog or a page in a social network. Now my dream came true. I have my own WEB server, it’s … Continue reading

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Configuring Linux server to work with the BeaST storage system over iSCSI protocol

I continue to test the BeaST on a real hardware and here is an update to the Linux client configuration guide: Configuring Linux server to work with the BeaST storage system over iSCSI protocol

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“Empty” gets more mentions in hacking, IT security and science

Celebrating another birthday of Empty – my expect-like tool to automate interactive tasks. Though, I didn’t pay much attention to it for some time, it collects more and more mentions over Internet. It looks like Empty is mostly useful in … Continue reading

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IPv6 multicast ping in Python

In the meantime, I continue to reinvent the wheel: just added IPv6 multicast ping to my small ICMP script collection in Python. And finally, sp_ping project page is here. Sources are there.

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My ICMP ping supports IPv6 now

Wohoo! This Sunday was awesome: I have just added IPv6 support to my own ICMP ping implementation in Python 3. Amazing, but it works: I’m not sure about Linux, but it successfully pings Google from my small FreeBSD box 🙂

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Compare two regular or device files block by block

Yes, there are a number of utilities like cmp, bdiff and etc that allow to compare binary files and even create patches. Anyway, here is my script, which I hope, will ease tracking changes on block granularity within storage volumes and … Continue reading

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Configuring Linux server to work with the BeaST storage system over iSCSI protocol

It’s weekend, so I continue to work on the BeaST storage system. Here is my small HOW-TO describing multipath connection with the BeaST from a RHEL/Centos Linux server via iSCSI: Configuring Linux server to work with the BeaST storage system over … Continue reading

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