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R.I.P. nslookup – Start using dig or host

I have been using nslookup for the longest time I can remember. Although, this may be an older topic to some, it may be a newer topic to most Windows users. Dear Windows users, nslookup has been deprecated. The organization that maintains the code for nslookup, Internet Systems Consortium (ISC), has very clearly stated it in the most […]

Find Out Dns Server Addresses

The resolver is a set of routines in the C library that provide access to the Internet Domain Name System (DNS). The resolver configuration file contains information that is read by the resolver routines the first time they are invoked by a process.


Sample output:

“Host SMBus controller not enabled!”

CentOS guest instances in VMware sometimes come up with the boot error message:

This error is being caused because VMware doesn’t actually provide that level interface for CPU access, but Ubuntu try to load the kernel module anyway. How to fix it:

add the line:

Reboot. NOTE: for older versions use blacklist i2c_piix4 […]

How to Start and Enable Firewalld on CentOS 7

It is highly recommended that you have a firewall protecting your server. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for enabling and starting firewalld CentOS 7. I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root. Check the Status of Firewalld To check the status of […]

Mohammed Wasay

Dallas based Design Technologist & Hybrid Developer