Category Archive: Operating Systems

Nov 30

13C OMS and TLSv1.2

A while ago I deployed OEM 13c to manage and monitor our databases. We have a lot of different systems on different architectures and operating systems. For the most part the move from OEM12c to OEM 13c was pretty smooth. As part of this process we were instructed to lock everything down to TLSv1.2, which …

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Jun 08

Windows 10 – When You Can’t Be Trusted

Unfortunately some things require windows. Old interfaces that ensure you are running IE6, old proprietary administration software, and other things I don’t use on a daily basis. Windows 10 is one of the most frustrating versions of windows I have ever run. It pretty much assumes you are too stupid to have any idea what …

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Jun 02

ESXi Web UI

I run mainly on Macs, which means OS X. Unfortunately that means I don’t have access to the GUI of vmware. As of 6.0 U2, vmware has a very slick web UI built into it. Just look at the following article, all I had to do was ssh to my ESXi server and run:

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Aug 10

Xlib: No protocol specified

While trying to connect to an AIX box, and start dbca, I got the following error

This is an issue with Xming security. I changed the shortcut on my windows desktop to:

I was immediately able to fire up dbca. the -acĀ optionĀ disable access control restrictions, so you should never do this over a …

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