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Setting Up Opsview With Amazon RDS
Amazon's official website says that RDS (Relational Database Service) is " … a web service that makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient and resizable capacity while managing time-consuming database administration tasks, freeing you up to focus on your applications and business."
Monitoring Amazon RDS With Opsview
Opsview can be easily deployed in the cloud usng Amazon RDS as a back-end for storage, which allows you to scale out as your data set grows - giving a more efficient setup. However it's important to monitor RDS to ensure that it is functioning correctly.
Configuring CAS 3.5.2 On Ubuntu 12.04 For Two-Factor Authentication From WiKID
Single sign-on is a great technology. Requiring users to login to multiple applications is huge hassle, encourages password reuse and simple passwords. Security needs to focus on usability. If you can make a user's life better while increasing security, everybody wins. In this how-to we will set up the open-source CAS SSO product with the WiKID Strong Authentication Server for two-factor authentication for sessions and mutual https authentication for host authentication.
Install And Use SALTStack In A Mixed Environment
Salt is a new approach to infrastructure management. Easy enough to get running in minutes, scalable enough to manage tens of thousands of servers, and fast enough to communicate with them in seconds. Salt delivers a dynamic communication bus for infrastructures that can be used for orchestration, remote execution, configuration management and much more... The main porpuse of this document is not just install SaltStack, because it is well documented elsewhere, but rather give you a slight insight of its usability.
How to Set Up The Ampache Streaming Music Server In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Ampache is a cataloging and streaming service written for the web which recently moved its development to github. I have written this how-to in support of that project in the hopes that more people will download and support this excellent open source project and it will continue into the future. The aim was to provide a how-to to get your server up and running at home with as many options on and working and secure allowing you to choose to switch OFF services as required later rather than bang your head against the wall trying to switch them ON.
Running SilverStripe On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.04
This tutorial shows how you can install and run SilverStripe on a Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu 13.04 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files.
Using RoundCube Webmail With ISPConfig 3 On Debian Wheezy (nginx)
This guide explains how to install the RoundCube webmail application on a Debian Wheezy server running ISPConfig and nginx, and how to enable the ISPConfig 3 plugins for RoundCube so that users can perform actions like changing their email passwords from within RoundCube. Roundcube webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface; it comes with functions like MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching and spell checking.
How To Set Up Advanced Call Center Monitoring Using Free Tools
In this tutorial, I'll try to demonstrate how to set up monitoring for a small call center based on Cisco hardware and software using free monitoring system (Verax NMS & APM in that case). The architecture of your call center may be different; however the procedure itself will stay more or less the same.
Update To openQRM 5.1 On Debian Wheezy
This HowTo is about how to update an existing openQRM environment version 4.9 or 5.0 to the latest openQRM 5.1 on Debian 7 aka Wheezy.
Integrating Ubuntu Landscape With Opsview Enterprise
This post takes a look at how to integrate Ubuntu Landscape with Opsview Enterprise so you can see monitoring metrics in both tools.