Category Archives: Networking

Configure Solaris 10 to listen for X forwarding

I think you will also need to enable the x11-server listener as well. $ svccfg -s x11-server listprop options/tcp_listen options/tcp_listen boolean false $ pfexec svccfg -s x11-server setprop options/tcp_listen = true $ svccfg -s x11-server listprop options/tcp_listen options/tcp_listen boolean true

Australia APN Information

To get some internet services working on you mobile phone you need to set the APN information. This can be hard to find, but here’s a list of most australia telco’s APNs | Ausdroid

Open Linux Firewall Port

Open port 80 Open flle /etc/sysconfig/iptables: # vi /etc/sysconfig/iptables Append rule as follows: -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state –state NEW -m tcp -p tcp –dport 80 -j ACCEPT Save and close the file. Restart iptables: # /etc/init.d/iptables restart via http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/howto-rhel-linux-open-port-using-iptables/

SSH login without password

a@A:~> ssh-keygen -t rsa Now use ssh to create a directory ~/.ssh as user b on B. (The directory may already exist, which is fine): a@A:~> ssh b@B mkdir -p .ssh b@B’s password: Finally append a’s new public key to b@B:.ssh/authorized_keys and enter b’s password one last time: a@A:~> cat .ssh/id_rsa.pub | ssh b@B ‘cat… Read More »

Configure wget to use a proxy server

I was playing with Ubuntu at work the other day and need to use wget to get some updates. But it wasn’t working because I was behind a proxy server. Now I had set the environment variables HTTP_PROXY and FTP_PROXY up so I though it should work. But apparently that’s not all you need to… Read More »

XP to Windows7 networking

I had to rebuild my Windows7 Media Center PC a little while ago, that all went OK and its working fine now. I can watch all the media OK and add new media to it from me Windows Vista PC OK. So I thought everything was OK with. However, I built and XP laptop over… Read More »