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It was discovered that Cacti, a systems and services monitoring frontend, performed insufficient input sanitising, leading to cross site scripting and SQL injection being possible.

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ZFS has amazing feature set and now it is ported to Mac ZFS file system developed by Sun for its UNIX operating system. ZFS presents a pooled storage model that completely eliminates the concept of volumes and the associated problems of partitions, provisioning, wasted bandwidth and stranded storage. Thousands of filesystems can draw from a […]

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Intel has just released source code for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE). It provides some Fibre Channel protocol processing as well as the encapsulation of FC frames within Ethernet packets. FCoE will allow systems with an Ethernet adapter and a Fibre Channel Forwarder to login to a Fibre Channel fabric (the FCF is a “gateway” […]

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Typically, your user sends network throughput problems reports as they see problem with their applications such as: [a] FTP Transfer [b] NFS Performance [c] HTTP / SMTP / POP3 etc As a sys admin you should able confirm the throughput problem. iperf is the tool you are looking to find out: a) Network throughput problem […]

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There is a program called trickle. It is a portable lightweight userspace bandwidth shaper. It can run in collaborative mode (together with trickled) or in stand alone mode.

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