Posts Tagged ‘Admin’

AWS: putty into linux ec2 machines

Posted: October 20, 2017 in HowTo
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Follow instructions in the link below to login into linux ec2 machines with Putty



The graph database graph.db is located at


The configuration file neo4j.conf is located at



Follow the instructions below to shutdown windows server in Rackspace Cloud

Step 1: Reset the Administrator password (Skip this step if you already have Administrator password)

  1. After signing in to Rackspace Cloud account, Go to Servers -> Cloud Servers
  2. In the list of Cloud Servers, click on the gear wheel icon and select Change password to reset the Administrator password

Step 2: Shutdown Server

  1. Copy the IP Address of the Server from the server list.
  2. Open a RDP (mstsc.exe) session with the copied IP Address
  3. To login as Local Administrator type User ID as ./Administrator and Password same as the recently reset password or password at hand
  4. After login, Start-> Shutdown

Step 3: Verify Shutdown

  1. After few minutes, when clicked on the server from server list and resulting page will show the server to be in “Shutoff” status

Install Oracle Java 8 in Linux Mint

Posted: March 3, 2017 in HowTo
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To install Oracle Java 8, follow the steps below
Add the repository to the package list
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
Update packages in cache
$ sudo apt-get update
Install Java 8
$ sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer
Follow the instructions and verify the install as below
$ java -version


Finding password rules in AIX

Posted: February 4, 2016 in HowTo
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In AIX 5.2, following file holds the password configuration


How to setup an user in AIX

Posted: November 30, 2015 in HowTo
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Follow the below steps to create a user in AIX and assign to a group.

Step 1: Create a user

mkuser user-name

Step 2: Create a group

mkgroup group-name

Step 3: Create a home directory

mkdir /home/users/user-name

Step 4: Provide permissions to home directory

chown user-name:group-name /home/users/user-name

Step 5: Assign home directory to user

chuser home=/home/users/user-name user-name

Step 6: Add user to the group

chuser group=group-name user-name

How to mount an ISO image on Linux

Posted: November 29, 2015 in HowTo
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Use the following steps to mount an ISO image on Linux. The commands need to be run as ‘root’

Step 1: Create a directory where ISO would be mounted

# mkdir mount-directory

Step 2: Mount ISO image to recently created directory

 # mount -t iso9660 -o loop iso-filename.iso mount-directory


# mkdir /mnt/iso
# mount -t iso9660 -o loop /home/users/raj/linux.iso /mnt/iso