Commands by ShadowCat8 (2)

  • This is to pull all the saved S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) information from a hard drive. This can give you an idea of the nature and extent of an issue on a failing hard drive. Show Sample Output


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    smartctl --attributes /dev/sda
    ShadowCat8 · 2011-10-13 20:21:03 5
  • Must be run as root. The 'tomcat' user must have access to the .keystore file. The key and keystore passwords must be the same. The password must be entered into the server.xml config file for Tomcat. Show Sample Output


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    ${JAVA_HOME}/bin/keytool -genkey -alias tomcat [-validity (# of days valid)] -keyalg RSA -keystore (Path to keystore)
    ShadowCat8 · 2011-10-13 19:40:35 4

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