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This blog is mainly a technical repository of information on Virtualisation tools and management for our hosting service.

Also for HP's Bladesystem that we use at both our datacentres.

Other articles are also included on .Net development and MS SQL Server as well as other interesting things we come across.

Friday 10 July 2009

Reminder: temporary change to enable a proxy for system updates

For systems not internet accessible such as SAN's on isolated switches, enable a proxy to do system updates whilst temporarily connecting switch to standard network.

Rpath example:
export http_proxy=""

To remove the proxy for when system is going into production:
unset http_proxy