[SQL Server] Database Mirroring login attempt by user ‘DOMAIN\SERVER$.’ failed with error. ‘Connection handshake failed. The login ‘DOMAIN\SERVER$’ does not have CONNECT permission on the endpoint. State 84.’.

When setting up mirroring (and witnessing) among SQL Server instances when the servers are configured using Active Directory it will automatically try to auth using the ID of the server. You need to grant CONNECT permissions on the endpoint on each server for the other server that will be connecting to it (or two if […]

[SolusVM/Websocket/noVNC] OSStatus Error -9807: Invalid certificate chain

After updating an SSL certificate on a SolusVM master installation we still receiving an error on the web console for SSL noVNC when the old certificate expired: OSStatus Error -9807: Invalid certificate chain It turns out noVNC on these installations doesn’t run through the web server. Instead change the following certificate file: /usr/local/solusvm/ssl/cert.pem This file […]

[Juniper/EX4200] /sbin/install: Permission denied.

When trying to for an install (in this case a format install) of JunOS sometimes the following will occur while logged in as root: root@% install –format jinstall-YOURPACKAGE-signed.tgz /sbin/install: Permission denied. It will install correctly if install it from loader> prompt. You must have your USB drive connected before rebooting. Get there by hitting spacebar […]

[CentOS/Linux] WARN : [ipv6_add_route] ‘No route to host’ adding route ‘::/0’ via gateway ‘XXXX:YYYY:ZZZZ::1’ through device ”

When trying to add an IPv6 address to a server via the ifcfg-eth0 file resulted in the following error (redacted) upon restarting networking: RTNETLINK answers: Permission denied WARN     : [ipv6_add_route] ‘No route to host’ adding route ‘::/0’ via gateway ‘XXXX:YYYY:ZZZZ::1’ through device ” This was further confirmed by trying to add the IP […]

My public email encryption key

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[Linux/NVME] Find serial number of NVME drive

Traditional methods of finding the serial number on a live Linux system do not work for nvme drives.  You can download the name-cli package from: https://github.com/linux-nvme/nvme-cli Once installed you will then have the “nvme” command and can find the serial number with the following command: nvme id-ctrl /dev/nvme0n1