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Backup of VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.5

It’s always a good idea to backup your work to provide you a way to recovery if things go wrong with your environment. Running an home lab I have cause my own share of issues many of times which had forced me to reinstall and configure my vCenter environment.¬†Moving forward I will be taking advantage […]

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HowTo Upgrade OpenMediaVault

Here are some quick and simple steps to upgrade your OpenMediaVault (OMV) to the latest version; OMV 1.0 ¬†(Kralizec). SSH into your OpenMediaVault server; in my case I am running OMV 0.5 and run the following command: apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade && omv-update Then type the following command: omv-release-upgrade Once completed you can either […]

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What is the difference between Implicit SSL and Explicit SSL?

FTP over SSL (Explicit) Explicit security requires that the FTP client issues a specific command to the FTP server after establishing a connection to establish the SSL link. In explicit SSL (or in TLS) the FTP client needs to send an explicit command ( i.e. “AUTH SSL” or “AUTH TLS”) to FTP server to initiate […]