Openindiana hipster post-install stuff

So, I have the old post about fixing up my openindiana install.

I recently did an install of a hipster (bleeding edge..) openindiana and the post-install dance is a bit different there.

Quite simply, I do the following as root after install.

Add some publishers

pkg set-publisher -g https://pkg …
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Git Tricks - push and pull via different paths

This might be the only trick I'll write down, perhaps it'll actually be a series of tiny things I find useable when working with git.

All of theese will probably assume some basic knowledge of how git actually works and possible also assume some level of experience. It will mostly …

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Recovering binary zonefiles from Bind 9.9

So, found this hint after a quick search, http://serverfault.com/questions/488092/binary-zone-file-on-bind9 the binary zonefiles can for instance appear when doing slave transfer between master and a slave node.

If you then need to upgrade the slave node to master, converting the zonefile from raw to text is …

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Why would I want to have a local nameserver?

As thing are on the internet, having fast reliable access to a trustworthy dns resolver, both for looking up internal hosts and external hosts becomes increasingly more a thing that needs focus. Gone are the days where you could just trust anyone to tell you where things are, in other …

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Openindiana network configuration shortstory

So, I have this openindiana, and I'd like it to have a network configuration. But something slightly more advanced than what's default. So during the installation, instead of selecting "Automatic" network, I'll say "none" and have a network-wise blank box start up.

So, for instance.

# ipadm show-if
IFNAME STATE CURRENT …
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