Category Archives: System Management

Posts related to OpenLMI and Linux system management in general.

Is there a Java Binding for LMIShell?

An interesting question just came up: “is there a Java binding for LMIShell?” Hmm, good question – let’s answer it by digging into the OpenLMI architecture a bit. LMIShell is a client framework written in Python. It consists of a … Continue reading

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LMIShell on RHEL 7

Someone reported that they were having problems using LMIShell on a RHEL 7 system – they didn’t have any of the friendly commands that we have been talking about. And they were right; the full set of LMIShell scripts that … Continue reading

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Using OpenLMI to join a machine to a FreeIPA domain

Stephen Gallagher has published an article on how to use OpenLMI to join a FreeIPA domain. The article is available on his blog at sgallagh.wordpress.com As Stephen notes: “Traditionally, enrolling a system has been a “pull” operation, where an admin … Continue reading

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OpenLMI Ships in RHEL 7

RHEL 7, the latest version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, was announced today with immediate availability. OpenLMI is included in RHEL 7 – in fact, it was identified in the announcement keynote as one of the key new technologies in … Continue reading

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New OpenLMI Web Site

I usually hate announcements  of web site redesigns – “to enhance readability  we have moved to Pretentious_Obscure_Font and changed the borders”… But I think you will like what we’ve done at http://www.openlmi.org. First, we’ve totally redone the site navigation. There … Continue reading

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OpenLMI on YouTube

For your entertainment and amusement, Russell Doty and Stephen Gallagher have done a reprise of their Red Hat Summit presentation on OpenLMI and posted it to YouTube. These videos answer some of the most common questions we hear about OpenLMI: … Continue reading

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OpenLMI: HWInfo Working as Intended on Virtual Machine

I was recently told that someone had installed OpenLMI and it wasn’t working. They ran the hwinfo command to test the installation and it wasn’t reporting the correct information – most of the information was reported as “not specified” or … Continue reading

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