Cable Modem – Bridge Mode

Background For a while here my pathway to the Internet on my home network is a Cable Modem. Ever so often when I need Customer Support from my ISP one of the first things Tech Support does is reconfigure my Cable Modem for dual mode. Dual Mode is this case means :- Modem A modem connects your … Continue reading Cable Modem – Bridge Mode

Azure Data Studio – Installation on Linux ( Centos )

Background Need a GUI to access Microsoft SQL Server Instances on my freshly minted Linux box. Outline Artifacts Identify Artifact Sources Download Artifact Installation Use Trial Usage Artifacts Identify Artifact Sources Download and install Azure Data Studio Link Platform File Type URL Windows User Installer Link System Installer Link Zip File Link MacOS .zip Link … Continue reading Azure Data Studio – Installation on Linux ( Centos )

Cisco – AnyConnect Secure Mobile Client – Installation on Linux

My Work Laptop Needing to do some work. But, I don't have my nice work laptop. It is running Windows 10 and the  Cisco VPN Client is installed and configured. Cheers up to our capable IT Desktop Support. Home Laptop Linux At home I have a Laptop running Linux. Linux computers and I are like … Continue reading Cisco – AnyConnect Secure Mobile Client – Installation on Linux

Yum – Warning – “Repository packages-microsoft-com-prod is listed more than once in the configuration”

Background There is a bit of an annoying error that I get whenever I issue yum commands against my Linux CentOS host. Error The error reads :- Image Textual Troubleshooting Yum Repository /etc/yum.repos.d Objective Let us look into our /etc/yum.repos.d folder and see which files reference packages-microsoft-com-prod Command Syntax Sample Output Output - Image Output … Continue reading Yum – Warning – “Repository packages-microsoft-com-prod is listed more than once in the configuration”

FileZilla :- Open for write: permission denied – File Transfer Failed

Background Trying to use FileZilla to copy a file I downloaded to my Windows Machine so that I can install same file on Linux. Backwards. But, Linux is just not my fluency. Error Error Image Error Text Troubleshooting List folder permissions Commands Command - ls Syntax Sample Image Explanation Our targeted folder ( /downloads ) … Continue reading FileZilla :- Open for write: permission denied – File Transfer Failed

SQL Server – Linux – Configuring Firewalld

Background Tried to access our recently upgraded SQL Server on Linux, but unable to do so from a different computer. Troubleshooting Introduction Let use see which network ports our Microsoft SQL Server Instance is using. Tools lsof Syntax Sample Output   Explanation SQL Server is listening on a couple of ports services ms-sql-m Ports 56405 … Continue reading SQL Server – Linux – Configuring Firewalld

SQL Server – Upgrade – v2017 to v2019/CTP – Linux

Background Let us upgrade our Microsoft SQL Server v2017 running on Linux. We will be upgrading it to v2019/RC1. Outline Repositories Current Repository List Current Repository files Map Repository Files to Repositories Update Repository Add Repository File for MS SQL Server v2019 Upgrade SQL Server Upgrade SQL Server - Engine Restart SQL Server Service Validate … Continue reading SQL Server – Upgrade – v2017 to v2019/CTP – Linux