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The Perfect Setup - Mandriva 2007 Free Edition

The Perfect Setup - Mandriva 2007 Free Edition

This is a detailed description about how to set up a Mandriva 2007 Free Edition based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS), DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.).

Using and Customizing Templates in OpenOffice.org

Using and Customizing Templates in OpenOffice.org

I believe in using tools. And if the tools are easy to use and free, so much the better. That's why I'm a big proponent of using templates. Templates are one of the best ways to save time, effort, and be sure that your documents are consistent when they need to be.

How To Install VMware Server On Debian Sarge

How To Install VMware Server On Debian Sarge

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install the free VMware Server (version 1.0.1) on a Debian Sarge system. VMware has just released version 1.0 of its free VMware Server. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free). In this article we use Debian Sarge (3.1) as the host operating system.

The Perfect Setup - CentOS 4.4 (32-bit)

The Perfect Setup - CentOS 4.4 (32-bit)

This is a detailed description about how to set up a CentOS 4.4 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS!), DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.). This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of CentOS 4.4, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well.

Drupal CMS On An ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

Drupal CMS On An ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

Drupal is a nice CMS, which is easy to use but it requires some special server settings. I wrote this “how to” for those who want to run this CMS on their ISPConfig server. Probably you can setup Drupal in different ways but I prefer the way descibed here.

Joomla CMS On An ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

Joomla CMS On An ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

With this “how to”, I guide you to setup Joomla CMS on your ISPConfig server. Probably you can setup Joomla in different ways but I prefer the way descibed here.

Integrate Thunderbird with Active Directory

Integrate Thunderbird with Active Directory

To integrate Thunderbird to the AD, you must already have installed and configured Kerberos and Samba so that you can use the net ads to obtain the information you need. There are a lot of documentation out there to get to that point. I will just highlight the main points for the sake of completeness.

Squirrelmail On Your ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

Squirrelmail On Your ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

This how to will help you to setup Squirrelmail on your ISPConfig server. My how to is only a basic setup for Squirrelmail. With this how to, you can run Squirrelmail in the webspace of your choice and it will run on port 80. It is a nice alternative for the Squirrelmail package which you can download at http://www.ispconfig and which will run on port 81 after installing it.

MySQL Backup And Recovery With mysql-zrm On Debian Sarge

MySQL Backup And Recovery With mysql-zrm On Debian Sarge

This guide describes how to back up and recover your MySQL databases with mysql-zrm on a Debian Sarge system. mysql-zrm is short for Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL, it is a new tool that lets you create full logical or raw backups of your databases (regardless of your storage engine and MySQL configuration), generate reports about the backups, verify the integrity of the backups, and recover your databases. It can also send email notifcations about the backup status, and you can implement multiple backup policies (based on your applications and based on time (e.g. daily, weekly, etc.)).

RoundCube Webmail On Your ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

RoundCube Webmail On Your ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

roundcube

Version 2.1
Author: <hans> [at] bb-hosting [dot] org>
Last edited 13/03/2008

There are a nice RoundCube packages available for ISPConfig at http://www.ispconfig.org/downloads.htm

The RoundCube package of your choice can be installed with the ISPConfig update Manager. However, if you prefer to setup RoundCube on your ISPConfig server in the webspace of your choice running on port 80, you can use this “How to” as an alternative.
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