Monthly Archives: December 2011

How to PXE Boot Systems on LACP (802.3ad) using Juniper Switches

The real trick here is that Juniper supports an option called ‘force-up.’ Since the PXE images are generally too small and dumb most operating system are unable to leverage LACP during the boot process. Historically this means the switch has … Continue reading

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How to configure Time-Slider/autosnap without using the GUI

This is a straight forward process with a twist. The twist is setting an un-obvious ZFS property. Here are the highlights: Configure Snapshot Properties in SMF repo Set super secret ZFS property to enable snapshots Enable related services Voila! Okay, … Continue reading

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