Now that the server is all set up for WakeOnLan as in this post and we have the IP address and MAC addresses of the headless server all written down, I can now use a programme to send the “magic network packets” to switch on the machine.
My motherboard has on on-board NIC that supports wakeonlan so I thought I would make use of it as at the moment the bedroom the server box is in is being used and I need to switch the server box off at night. Continue reading
I had to make a few changes to the guide to make it work on my server system. For some reason the logwatch TXT file was not being written and cron was not running the bash file correctly. So I have rewritten the guide below. Continue reading
After updating my home server to the latest Ubuntu release (Natty / 11.04) I found almost everything worked properly apart from Webmin refused to let me login. After some investigation, I found that my normal user was deleted. I reset the password via SSH using an included script.
Here’s the command:
Then, logging in as root user to Webmin I could configure my normal user.