Adding and Removing Disks From VMware RHEL7 Guests Without Rebooting

In this post, I show you how to quickly add or delete a virtual disk in a running Red Hat or CentOS guest VM, running on VMware Workstation or VMware Player, without rebooting the guest.

So You Think You Are Ready For The RHCSA Exam?

Want to test your RHCSA test preparedness? This blog post provides details of a custom CentOS 7.2 VM which enables you to do exactly that. As close to the real exam experience as possible.

Red Hat Extended Life Cycle Support

Red Hat has extended the life cycle of their Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) product line from seven to ten years beginning with RHEL5 which was initially released in March 2007 March. With Extended Life Cycle Support (ELS), this now means up to 13 years of support for RHEL5 or later. Thus RHEL5 will be supported until 2017 with standard support, 2020 if you purchase ELS. Phase I support is now extended to 5.5 years. This is a change from the current 4 years for Phase 1 (It was increased from three years in mid 2008). During this period, Red

SUSE Linux

Am I the only person that thinks that SuSE Linux is the most polished of the major Linux distributions? Recently, I had to install SuSE Linux 11.2 to test some system configuration software that I had written. After spending the last couple of years working mainly with Fedora, RHEL or CentOS, it was a pleasant surprise to install SuSE Linux 11.2. Nice crisp graphics and layout! The questions were few and precise. Help was excellent. The install process flowed smoothly and logically. SuSE Linux simply just looks more professional and polished compared with Red Hat. Here are some screenshots of