Setting up mediasmartserverd for Centos 7 on EX490

This post details setting up mediasmartserverd under Centos 7 on an HP EX490. This allows for the status LED to be used as an indicator for updates and also the drive lights to be illuminated according to disk state/activity. The mediasmartserverd binary is built on the local machine:
yum -y install wget zip libudev-devel
yum -y groupinstall "Development Tools"
wget https://github.com/merelin/mediasmartserverd/archive/0.5.6.tar.gz
tar -zxvf 0.5.6.tar.gz
cd mediasmartserverd-0.5.6
make
cp mediasmartserverd /usr/local/sbin/
vi /usr/lib/systemd/system/mediasmartserverd.service

The enter the following into the file and exit with [Esc]:wq:

[Unit]
Description=MediaSmartServer

[Service]
ExecStart=/usr/local/sbin/mediasmartserverd --activity --update-monitor
Restart=always

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target

Then enable and start the service:
systemctl enable mediasmartserverd.service
systemctl start mediasmartserverd.service

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Accessing DrayTek 130 Modem Status Page via USG

This is more of a note for me but may be useful for some. How to connect to the DrayTek status page from your internal network.

First bring up the USG UI and enter in a new static route:

USGnewRoute

Then login to your USG via SSH and run:
configure
set interfaces ethernet eth0 address 192.168.2.2/24
commit

This sets an IP address for the port that the modem is connected to.

Then from the USG, login to the draytek – telnet 192.168.2.1 and run:
ip route add 192.168.0.0 255.255.255.0 192.168.2.2 3 static

You then should be able to browse to https://192.168.2.1/ and login to your DrayTek 130 Modem:
130-Login

FTTPoD available in Southampton but who from?

I used the BT line checker and got the magically line FTTPoD showing as enabled for my cabinet. However I can’t find anyone who will supply me with this service:

FTTPoD

Maybe I will just have to wait for Infinity 3/4 to be available – I wonder how long that takes.

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