About me

As already explained , i needed a kind of blog to write some of my linux experiences down .. that's all folks ...



  • Name: Fabian Arrotin (Arrfab)
  • Date of birth: 27 may 1976
  • Marital Status : Married , 3 children

Work Experience

working as a SysAdmin for the CentOS Project infrastructure

-M-team (14/05/2012 -> 15/11/2014)

Designing the infrastructure around the following products/technologies
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

* CentOS Linux

* IBM Hardware (servers and storage)

Evaluating migration paths for the installed base and minimizing downtime by using automation tools (kickstarts/config management/centralized authentication)

  • Sicli(01/04/2010 -> 11/05/2012)

* Systems Administrator (IBM servers and IBM SAN Storage solutions)
* Operating Systems maintenance (CentOS Linux and Microsoft Windows 2003)
* Network administration : HP Procurve l2/l3 - Vlans
* Virtualization : Citrix XenServer , kvm

  • IBS Technology & Services(15/10/1998 -> 31/03/2010)
    IBS T&S is the Premier IBM Business Partner in Belgium for the iSeries (formerly known as AS400) Platforms.
    I Work in the Networking team on Intel platforms : Designing and implementing solutions that meet the customer's needs. Previously i was implementing mostly Microsoft and Citrix solutions but now i try (and hopefully wins) to convince customers …

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Yep, another blog .... :o)

I hated really blogs in the past ... but i admit that sometimes i find something really useful but if i don't write it somewhere it will shortly being forgotten .... so this blog will exist only as a little browseable and searchable 'knowledgebase' regarding linux tips and tricks ... but don't count on me to explain what i eat on morning or the color of my socks .... :)

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