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Using XenExpress To Virtualize Your Server

Using XenExpress To Virtualize Your Server

This Howto covers the installation of XenExpress and the creation of virtual machines with the XenServer Administrator Console. XenExpress is the free virtualization platform from XenSource, the company behind the well known Xen virtualization engine. XenExpress makes it easy to create, run and manage Xen virtual machines with the XenServer Administrator Console. XenExpress can run up to 4 virtual machines at the same time with a max. total amount of 4GB RAM. The XenExpress installation CD contains a full Linux distribution which is customized to run XenExpress.

How to make apache2 authenticate against MS SQL 2000 Server

How to make apache2 authenticate against MS SQL 2000 Server

In a recent project I needed to make apache2 authenticate against MS SQL 200 Server. I did some hacks to make it happen. So to keep history log of what was done this document was made.

A Beginner's Guide To LVM

A Beginner's Guide To LVM

This guide shows how to work with LVM (Logical Volume Management) on Linux. It also describes how to use LVM together with RAID1 in an extra chapter. As LVM is a rather abstract topic, this article comes with a Debian Etch VMware image that you can download and start, and on that Debian Etch system you can run all the commands I execute here and compare your results with mine. Through this practical approach you should get used to LVM very fast.

How To Automatically Scan Uploaded Files For Viruses With php-clamavlib

How To Automatically Scan Uploaded Files For Viruses With php-clamavlib

This guide describes how you can automatically scan files uploaded by users through a web form on your server using PHP and ClamAV. That way you can make sure that your upload form will not be abused to distribute malware. To glue PHP and ClamAV, we install the package php5-clamavlib/php4-clamavlib which is rather undocumented at this time. That package is available for Debian Etch and Sid and also for Ubuntu Dapper Drake and Edgy Eft, so make sure you use one of these platforms.

How To Configure Dynamic DNS (Fedora Core 4 Setup)

How To Configure Dynamic DNS (Fedora Core 4 Setup)

In this howto we will learn how to build a Dynamic DNS Server. Normally when we configure DNS, we use static entries to resolve any FQDN. If we are using DHCP in our network which gives dynamic IPs to every computer that turns on or requests one, then it is not possible to configure DNS statically. For that we should configure our DNS with DHCP in a manner that whenever a computer gets a new IP, its FQDN will be automatically updated with the new IP in DNS.

Back Up/Restore Hard Drives And Partitions With Ghost4Linux

Back Up/Restore Hard Drives And Partitions With Ghost4Linux

This tutorial shows how you can back up and restore hard drives and partitions with Ghost4Linux. Ghost4Linux is a Linux Live-CD that you insert into your computer; it contains hard disk and partition imaging and cloning tools similar to Norton Ghost. The created images are compressed and transferred to an FTP server instead of cloning locally.

How To Set Up Linux As A Dial-In Server

How To Set Up Linux As A Dial-In Server 

This document describes how to attach modems to a Linux box and allow it to receive calls to connect users to the network. Its like being your own ISP (Internet Service Provider). If your Linux box is connected to the Internet, then the users will also be connected to the Internet. Your Linux box becomes a router. This is also known as RAS (Remote Access Services) in the Microsoft world. In the Linux world its called PPP (Point to Point Protocol).

How To Resize ext3 Partitions Without Losing Data

How To Resize ext3 Partitions Without Losing Data

This article is about resizing ext3 partitions without losing data. It shows how to shrink and enlarge existing ext3 partitions and how to merge two ext3 partitions. This can be quite useful if you do not use LVM and you realize that your existing partitioning does not meet your actual needs anymore.

VMware Workstation on Fedora Core 6 (i686)

VMware Workstation on Fedora Core 6 (i686)

This article describes how to install VMware Workstation on a Fedora Core 6 (i686) system. With VMware Workstation you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system.

vtiger CRM 5.02 on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Server (Dapper Drake)

vtiger CRM 5.02 on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Server (Dapper Drake)

This is a detailed description about how to set up a vtiger CRM 5.02 on an Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake) based server. vtiger is an Open Source Customer Relationship Management solution built over LAMP stack and other third-party open source packages.

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