Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions on CentOS 7

Download & Attach VirtualBox Guest Additions Download the appropriate version of VirtualBox Guest Additions. The latest would be VBoxGuestAdditions_5.1.20 at the time this article was written. Go ahead and attach the VirtualBox Guest Additions ISO as a device to the virtual machines storage. This is basically emulating a CD being inserted into our virtual machine….

CentOS 7 + i3wm Quickstart Guide

Most commands will need to be ran with super user permissions. Just prepend withsudo if any permissions errors occur. Download CentOS 7 Download the preferred version of CentOS. I suggest the “Everything” version for this tutorial. Install CentOS 7 Begin the installation process like any other Linux installation. Either through USB or Virtual Machine. Installation…

Pretty BASH Configuration with IBM i Helpers

Making BASH Your Default Shell There are (at least) a couple of different ways to achieve having BASH on login. sshd_config – Globally (not recommended) This will make it so anyone that SSHs in will have BASH at login. More information can be found here Editsshd_config (usually found at/QOpenSys/QIBM/UserData/SC1/OpenSSH/etc/sshd_config) to have the following: # $OpenBSD: sshd_config,v…

Simple Git Practices on IBM i Without IBM DB2 Connect

The Problem Ideally, application development is separated into three environments: local (development), staging, and production. Staging and production would reside on the IBM i, while local is specific to each developer and would reside on the developer’s local development machine. In a perfect world, the developer would have a mock of the database on their…

Apigility with OAuth2 on IBM i

Create the OAuth tables in DB2 These tables are created according to specifications from Zend Framework OAuth2. /** * Replace LIBRARY with the preferred library name. * Build OAuth tables for Apigility. * OAUTH_CLIENTS * OATUH_USERS * OAUTH_ACCESS_TOKENS * OAUTH_REFRESH_TOKENS * OAUTH_CODES * OAUTH_SCOPES * OAUTH_JWT * More details at https://github.com/zfcampus/zf-oauth2 */ /* BEGIN OAUTH_CLIENTS…

Installing and Using Apigility on IBM i

Install Apigility I find the easiest way to accomplish this on the IBM i is to use PHP itself on command line: $ php -r “readfile(‘https://apigility.org/install’);” | php After this is ran, Apigility will try to serve itself up. While it is successful in doing so, I have not been able to visit Apigility without…