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To maintain the highest level of usable content in the new Communities, I would like Forums users to post your favorite thread URLs. They can be great answers, great explanations, great attachments. These URLs will then be pushed to the top for conversion so they will continue to function. Here's a one of my favorite topics:

Favorite sysadmin scripts
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/favorite-sysadmin-scripts-you-always-keep-around-2/m-p/4846715#M394188

 

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/favourite-sysadmin-scripts-you-always-keep-around/m-p/4844855#M393717

 

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/favorite-sysadmin-scripts-you-always-keep-around-3/m-p/4848275#M394718

 

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Thanks for the idea , even though lots of favorite this one is useful:

A Greasemonkey script for BSC documents
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/HP-UX-Technical-Documentation/A-Greasemonkey-script-for-BSC-documents/m-p/4469289#M1203

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Hi Bill:

There are your own contributions:

bdfmegs version 5.8 available
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/bdfmegs-version-5-8-available/m-p/4673433#M381988

 

And the infamous one from Clay [which I believe is the last version posted]:

Date Calculation Failed
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/General/Date-Calculation-Failed/m-p/4004412#M14965

 

And a number of fine scripts from VK2COT

ONE PROPOSAL AND ONE ENQUIRY: OAT script and Universe DB on HP-UX cluster
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/ONE-PROPOSAL-AND-ONE-ENQUIRY-OAT-script-and-Universe-DB-on-HP-UX/m-p/4953099#M414059


SMALL GIFT TO UNIX COMMUNITY: Perl script for add batch users
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/SMALL-GIFT-TO-UNIX-COMMUNITY-Perl-script-for-add-batch-users/m-p/5054149#M435368


SUMMARY: Three simple methods to mount ISO files on HP-UX 11.31
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/SUMMARY-Three-simple-methods-to-mount-ISO-files-on-HP-UX-11-31/m-p/5201873#M463582


FREE PERL SCRIPT: Non-Interactive bulk root password change on HP-UX servers
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/FREE-PERL-SCRIPT-Non-Interactive-bulk-root-password-change-on-HP/m-p/5239103#M469490


Regards!

...JRF...

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http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/pageList.do?userId=BR667588&listType=response&forumId=1
...all of those posts are my favorites! :-)

Also there is a great big thread about the Firmware DVD:
> PXE Boot Image from an ISO
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/ITRC-ProLiant-deployment/PXE-Boot-Image-from-an-ISO/m-p/3743865#M2932

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Shalom Bill,

I have a number of favorites:

Password free ssh
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/HP-UX-Technical-Documentation/Whitepaper-Integrate-Logins-with-HP-CIFS-Server-HP-UX-and/m-p/4355961#M1110

 

Kernel compiling procedures
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/Compiling-Kernel-steps-procedure/m-p/3094059#M7278

 

Recipe for DVD based Ignite Recovery boot disk.

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/Recipe-for-making-an-Ignite-Recovery-on-DVD-RW/m-p/3224900#M171001


See my favorites for many more.

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Re: Favorite ITRC Forums threads

Hakki,

That's one of the 3 versions of "Favorite Sysadmin Threads" that Bill mentioned when he opened this thread. I don't think he's counting votes, but you never know.


Pete

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Re: Favorite ITRC Forums threads

sorry Bill , I missed out you already entered this link.
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A great post on how to convert between different power measurements (kVA ot kW):

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/HP-9000/KVA-vs-KW/m-p/2649373#M4988

 

worth preserving as great info, but also because it's one of the funniest threads we've ever had. Boy we miss Clay's input...

And one blowing my own trumpet - why you shouldn't do heavy sequential IO on system disks (and what to do about it if you really can't avoid it):

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/General/IO-performance-puzzle/m-p/3977326#M128426


HTH

Duncan


HTH

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@Duncan - KVA vs. KW was one of my farorites too :-)

MY favorite - U.SivaKumar's 'daring question':
https://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=186828
also it seems like it was cut very much (?)

Also interesting:
U.SivaKumar's 'greatest blunders':
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/greatest-blunders/m-p/2857148#M95056

About UNIX history:
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/General/What-is-UNIX/m-p/3112190#M81561

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/General/The-Art-of-Unix-Programming/m-p/3242429#M91988


and about HP-UX license transfers:
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/General/License-questions/m-p/5200174#M176270


Volkmar
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here are the posts which made me laugh, see the last posts in both topic:

I learned about the new "root is less than dirt" NFS option here, thanks to Dannis :)
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/change-file-permission-on-nfs-mount-point/m-p/4484096#M362944

 

and here are some alternative methods from Steven to test a hammer :)
http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/Monitoring-if-ssh-works/m-p/4671930#M381863

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Unix operates with beer.
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Re: Favorite ITRC Forums threads

I just stumbled into a good ITRC thread albeit not in the forums: The HPUX Handbook chapters:

http://www11.itrc.hp.com/service/rsb/rsbDisplay.do?fileName=highlights/hp-ux_sw_recovery.htm

You could consider those a threat to the forum threads, because if folks would just (know where to) read they'd be all set, not needing the forums.


Introduction PDF:

http://www11.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docLocale=en&docId=emr_na-c00863981

A couple of bloobers (on 5/17/2011)

emr_na-c01037984 HPVM ---> displays intro instead
emr_na-c01037881 Network service - not found
emr_na-c01037913 LVM ---> displays intro instead

Hein

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Greetings ITRCians,

Well here are some of my favorites...

Some striking differences pointed out about a cluster lock disk/ lock lun..

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/Serviceguard/LockLun-vs-Lock-disk/m-p/4749600#M19308

 

Some of bill hassell's comments on the bit bucket and other special device files

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/Test-write-performance-found-error/m-p/4743422#M387492

 

SEPs humorous technology story

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/General/Humorous-technology-story/m-p/3779087#M121497


The act of destroying confidential data...

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/Permanently-destroy-data-inside-failed-disk/m-p/5270101#M473193


And then Clay said holidays...

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/Company-holidays/m-p/4063206#M306195

 

Regards
Ismail Azad

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Re: Favorite ITRC Forums threads

Sorry to re-hash this old thread, but is there a master document or anything similar to that, showing a mapping for these favorite sysadmin scripts and whatever else marked as forum favorites ? The site search, together with being a smidgen better than the ITRC's legacy search engine, still leaves a lot to be desired. I have searched for some keywords that I know existed in the context of the same thread and found nothing.

Thanks in advance for all the help.

________________________________
UNIX because I majored in cryptology...
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Re: Favorite ITRC Forums threads

Thanks for the great effort to bring this back :)

Regards
Shibin