Category Archives: Linux

PowerCLI: Reset CD-drives using PowerShell

As most of you know and probably experienced from time to time: when a Virtual Machine’s CD-drive is connected to an ISO-file on one of your Datastores or even connected to the physical drive of your ESX-host the migration due VMotion of a Virtual Machine will not work. Normally this isn’t really a problem except

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HTTP DoS Vulnerability

This “vulnerability” is somewhat unavoidable. The thing is that this tool keeps on opening simple HTTP connections which is –even if the webserver limits the maximum number of connections- really unstoppable. As the quote from the Slowloris website explains pretty clearly too. Also, the DoS tool (perl script) is freely downloadable. Slowloris holds connections open

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