Change default Docker location

By default, Docker will store its data in /var/lib/docker. Sometimes it’s needed to change this location. There are several ways to do it. The easiest is to create the following file: /etc/systemd/system/docker.service.d/docker-storage.conf [Service] ExecStart= ExecStart=/usr/bin/docker daemon -H fd:// –graph=”/home/docker” Then you just need to refresh systemctl, make sure your folder exists and restart docker: mkdir […]

Install Docker on Ubuntu/Debian

Install some prerequisites: apt-get update apt-get install apt-transport-https ca-certificates curl software-properties-common Add Docker’s official GPG key: curl -fsSL | sudo apt-key add – Add the repository: add-apt-repository \ “deb [arch=amd64] \ $(lsb_release -cs) \ stable” Install Docker: apt-get update apt-get install docker-ce Try “docker info”, “docker version” or “docker ps -a” to check, […]

Installing Cobbler 2.6.11 on Ubuntu 16.04

As it took me a bit to figure out, I'll quickly show in this tutorial how to install the latest version of Cobbler on Ubuntu. It may work in a quite similar way also on other linux distributions. First install the prerequisites: apt-get update apt-get install python python2.7 python-django python-netaddr python-yaml python-simplejson python-cheetah python-libvirt python-urlgrabber […]

Testing if a server port is actually open

There are actually a whole lot of possibilities to do that, the most simple one probably to use a simple telnet: telnet 80 Or the good old nmap: nmap -sS -O -p80   In a Bash script you can simple do it this way: #!/bin/bash test=$(nc -z -v -w1 80 2>&1) if [[ $test == […]