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  • Linux

    Welcome to the Dell Enterprise Linux Wiki. This wiki provides the opportunity to learn more about what Dell is doing with Linux on Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers and workstations. To learn more about Linux projects and what the Dell Linux Engineering team is working on, use the navigation pane...
  • Red Hat

    Dell and Red Hat Dell has been offering Red Hat Enterprise Linux since 1998. Since that time, Dell and Red Hat have developed full solutions to run mission-critical workloads. Please refer to the following link for the Dell and Red Hat partner page. Dell and Red Hat Alliance Dell offers customers...
  • SUSE

    Dell has been offering the SUSE® Linux® Enterprise Server (SLES) operating system since 2005. In 2011, The Attachmate Group acquired Novell and now operates SUSE as an independent business. Dell and SUSE Alliance Linux Operating System Solutions SUSE Linux Enterprise Server White...
  • Linux Projects

    The Dell Linux engineering team works on projects that help improve the usability of Linux in the enterprise. These projects have been embraced by the Linux community and are widely used. DKMS DKMS stands for Dynamic Kernel Module Support. It is designed to create a framework where kernel dependent...
  • Linux Distributions

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Dell supports Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® on PowerEdge and Precision Workstations. Visit dell.com/redhat to find out more. More information here . SuSE Linux Enterprise Server Dell supports Novell® SuSE® Linux Enterprise Server on PowerEdge servers. Visit...
  • Linux FAQs

    What is Linux? From wikipedia.org: Linux is a Unix-like computer OS . The Linux® OS is one of the most prominent examples of free software and open source development; its underlying source code can be modified, used, and redistributed by anyone, freely. Full definition on wikipedia.org What Enterprise...
  • How-To: Build a LAMP server under Suse Linux

    This "How-To" will walk you through the simple process of getting your Suse Linux server (OpenSuse or SLES) up and running as a LAMP (Linux, Apache, Mysql, PHP/Perl). For the purposes of this article, we will be starting with a fresh install of Suse Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), and going...
  • Novell SUSE Subscription Management Tool (SMT)

    In an effort to help streamline system updates for our Novell SUSE based systems in the lab, we installed and configured Novell SUSE’s Subscription Management Tool (SMT) on one of our lab systems. The system we chose happens to be our PXE server as well. SMT is included with any SLES subscription...
  • Oracle VM & Dell

    Oracle VM enables data centers to run multiple virtual machines on a single piece of hardware. The bare-metal hardware runs software that enables you to install multiple instances of operating systems that are able to run simultaneously and independently, in their own secure environment, with minimal...
  • Linux Hardware Monitoring

    Dell OpenManage Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) is the suite of tools provided by Dell for managing an individual server. See the official OpenManage site for product information. Obtaining OMSA OMSA is included with the purchase of every new PowerEdge server. It comes on a CD included in...
  • Linux Installer Magic

    Introduction If you have multiple disk controllers, and multiple disks, in your system, it can happen that BIOS discovers disks in one order, but the Linux OS discovers them in a different order. This can lead to unusual problems, such as the BIOS tries to boot to the "wrong" disk, GRUB getting...
  • Linux Links

    The links below point to technical and marketing information for Linux-related programs at Dell: Unofficial Dell software and firmware repositories: http://linux.dell.com/wiki/index.php/Repository Dell & Linux: http://www.dell.com/linux n-Series Systems: http://www.dell.com/nseries Dell & Red...
  • Linux Blogs

    The following are blog entries on the Dell TechCenter Community Site, made by members of the Dell Linux Engineering team on several interesting topics: Ubuntu Server support for Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 series processors AMD Opteron 4200 series processors supported on R415 and R515 servers Announcing...
  • Ubuntu Server

    Whitepapers and blogs Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Using Juju with LXC containers on a single machine in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Using Tags with MAAS and Juju in Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS LXC containers in Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS LXC containers in Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS Part 2 Deploying Workloads with Juju...
  • KVM Virtualization Made Easy

    This article has been moved to a PDF for ease of reading. You can download here . For a follow-up article that covers additional topics, click here . Jose De la Rosa Dell Linux Engineering
  • Linux Virtualization

    In this section we explore everything related to virtualization in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES). Other Linux-based hypervisors such as ESX and XenServer are covered in the Virtualization section. KVM Virtualization in RHEL 6 Made Easy KVM Virtualization...
  • KVM Virtualization Advanced Topics

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  • Linux Tips and Tricks

    In this section, we include Linux tips and tricks that our experienced Linux engineers have found over the years. Whether you are a system administrator, developer or just a casual user, these tips and tricks are sure to come in handy. Feel free to add your own :) Enhancing the bash command prompt...
  • Enhancing the bash command prompt

    The bash command prompt in most Linux distributions is pretty bland. If you use the Linux command prompt on a regular basis, perhaps you have noticed that in most Linux distributions, it looks something like this: [user@hostname dir]$ Don’t get me wrong; this can be quite useful, as it displays...
  • Red Hat Network Satellite administration tips

    I manage a Red Hat Network (RHN) Satellite Server in our lab for our Red Had Enterprise Linux (RHEL) hosts, and throughout the years I’ve gathered a few tips and hints that have made my life easier. Some of these tips can probably be found in the official Red Hat documentation already, others are...
  • KVM Virtualization Security

    For the past few months I have been looking at KVM virtualization on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS and just recently started looking at KVM security. I have a small deployment in my lab with a few Dell PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic iSCSI storage and several Linux Virtual Machines (VMs), and even...
  • Linux OS Support on Dell PowerEdge Servers

    Linux OS Support Matrix Dell has extensive Linux expertise through our dedicated Linux engineering and technical support teams. The following Linux distributions are supported through collaborative support agreements between Dell and our respective Linux partners. Please see our support overview...
  • Using ledmon/ledctl utilities on Linux to manage backplane LEDs for PCIE SSD Software RAID drives

    Ledmon and ledctl are two utilities for Linux that can be used to control LED status on drive backplanes. Normally drive backplane LEDs are controlled by a hardware RAID controller (PERC), but when using Software RAID on Linux (mdadm) for PCIE SSD, the ledmon daemon will monitor the status of the drive...
  • Announcing the release of biosdevname 0.4.1

    Biosdevname is a utility used to help map Linux ethernet devices to their physical location in a system. Traditionally in Linux, ethernet devices have been named ethX, which may or may not correspond to the Lan-on-Motherboard (LOM) numbering in the system. Biosdevname is a udev helper application that...
  • Python fun

    I have a background in Unix / Linux system administration and as such, I have a lot of experience with bash script programming. Lately I've been moving away from bash scripting and playing more with python. Though some tasks are better suited for bash scripting, a lot of them are easier and simpler...