Remko Weijnen's Blog (Remko's Blog)

About Virtualization, VDI, SBC, Application Compatibility and anything else I feel like

imageI recently (well today really) started playing with the Citrix Linux VDA. I took Ubuntu to test because I happen to like Ubuntu.

I didn’t get it to work correctly right away though and during troubleshooting I wanted to know where the VDA is storing it’s settings.

I found the following file /etc/xdl/ctx-vda.confwith the following contents:

(more…)

I needed to login as root on a Linux based virtual appliance to do some troubleshooting. In my case the appliance was running Suse Linux Enterprise.

I booted the VA using the Ubuntu Live CD and opened a Terminal. Then I used the cfdisk tool (sudo cfdisk /dev/sda) to view the partitions:

cfdisk /dev/sda

(more…)

  • 1 Comment
  • Filed under: General
  • Crack WEP Encryption

    I think everybody knows that using WEP to encrypt your WiFi network is not very safe. To demonstrate this I will show you how easy it is to crack the WEP encryption in this post.

    Note that I am using my own Access Point here so I am not actually cracking someone else’s WEP Key.

    Requirements:

  • In this post I am using the 32 bit back|track 5 VMWare image which you can use with VMWare Workstation or VMWare player.back|track downloads

    After starting the back track Virtual Machine you can login with username root and password toor

    back track 5 logon screen

    (more…)

  • First we need to setup a Linux Virtual Machine with a distro of choice (I recommend a 32 bit version). I will be using Ubuntu here and the first step is to download the iso.

    At the time of writing Ubuntu 10.10 was the Latest version so I used that one.

    Create a new Virtual Machine and use the iso as install media, I am using VMWare Workstation and it recognises Ubuntu and performs an “easy install”:

    image

    The install is unattended (when VMWare Tools are installed you need to perform a login) and took only 6 minutes on my laptop!

    Now we need to install gcc (the compiler), open the Ubuntu Software Center:

    image

     

    (more…)

  • 1 Comment
  • Filed under: Altiris, VMWare
  • Donate


    Blogroll


    Categories


    Archives