My Journey to the cloud…

In pursuit of excellence….


  • Error – gpg: cancelled by user/gpg: Key generation canceled.

    While generating gpg key, I was getting error where the screen automatically goes off and the control immediately comes back stating below gpg: cancelled by user gpg: Key generation canceled. Solution Applied: It bugged a lot and finally googled the solution (putting it here for the sake of everyone) As a root user, run below… Continue reading

  • TNSPing & SQLPlus just hang without errors

    Usually, when you connect to Oracle, you get errors that give you some feedback on what is happening. Today, I got an issue where when trying to connect to SQLplus or even running a tnsping command was hanging. Not getting any error to start the troubleshooting. The issue was definitely some sort of connectivity but… Continue reading

  • PGP key generation using gpg 1.4.5 on Linux

    Step 1 – Confirm GPG version Step 2 – Start generating gpg key Step 3 – List your keys Step 4 –  Export the public key in ASCII format How to copy PGP public and private key from one machine (Linux here) to other Linux. Step# 1: Export private secret key on the source machine… Continue reading

  • How to Generate SSH key in Linux

    Some or the other times, there is a need to have a SSH key generated to allow traffic from/to different server. Today I created a SSH key on LINUX machine. You need to run the command “ssh-keygen -t dsa” on the command prompt. If you need to create 4k RSA SSH key, issue the below command ssh-keygen… Continue reading

  • Passwordless SSH login

    Many times requirement comes from development team that they need to login to remote server for some activity – be it ‘ftp’ or ‘copy’ or ‘writing’ on the remote server. In such cases, it is required that there is seamless and password less login from source server to target server. I am going to discuss the… Continue reading

About Me

I’m a Hands-On Technical & Entrprise Solutions Architect based out of Houston, TX. I have been working on Oracle ERP, Oracle Database and Cloud technologies for over 20 years and still going strong for learning new things.

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I am certified for 8x AWS, OCP (Oracle Certified Professionals), PMP, ITTL and 6 Sigma.


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