HTTP keepalive

HTTP PERSISTENCE I was treated to nice brunch on Father’s day and after a reinvigorating walk, I was ready to dive back into my weekend studies. Recently I have been reviewing my http knowledge in preparation for my F5 exam. Part of understanding http is to look at how http works at the tcp level. Browsers talk …

Southern Cross Cable, New Zealand’s Internet lifeline

At the bottom of the world is a little scenic paradise called New Zealand. It is my home so I try to follow developments in ICT there. Tyranny of distance is real for New Zealanders in times past. But thanks to the ubiquity of the Internet NZers are more connected to the rest of the world. So how …

Network issue after cloning Centos 6 VM

SUMMARY After cloning a Centos 6.5 VM I discovered that the first active NIC was not the expected eth0; instead eth1 was active. Delving further into the network setup, I found there was no ifcfg-eth1 file. This prevented me from assigning an IP address for eth1. This problem is solved by fixing the mismatch between …