Archive for September, 2010

New router part 2: Linksys WRT320N serial console

Yesterday I posted about my new Linksys router, I had to open it because I flashed a wrong firmware image to it. All it did was flashing a blue led.. but there’s a cure. In this post I will explain how to connect a serial console to your Linksys WRT320N router!

New router: Linksys WRT320N

Last week I bought a new router, I wanted one with gigabit ports and wireless N. So I ended up buying the Linksys WRT320N. After doing a bad flash, I had to open it to find an unbrick method.

Monitor an Oracle database with a SCOM OleDB watcher

In this blog post I will explain how to use an System Center Operations Manager OleDB watcher to monitor an Oracle database. This can be useful to monitor a mission critical application on database availability. It’s also a cheap solution to just monitor the connection state of an Oracle database, rather then installing an (expensive) […]