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High Availability NFS With DRBD + Heartbeat
This document describes information collected during research and development of a clustered DRBD NFS solution. This project had two purposes: HA NFS solution for Media-X Inc.; develop a standard tool kit and documentation that Win2ix can use for future projects.
The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 15 (Olivia)
This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 15 (Olivia) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.
Back Up Route53 To S3
r53dump is a shell script that will connect to AWS Route53 service and dump all zones in Bind format for the specified account. Logging is done to syslog (check /var/log/syslog). Multiple accounts, multiple zones are supported. "cli53" is used for all connectivity with AWS systems. Dumped zones can optionally be sent to s3 automatically.
Installing And Using OpenVZ On Debian Wheezy (AMD64)
In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a Debian Wheezy server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers. The OpenVZ kernel patch is licensed under the GPL license, and the user-level tools are under the QPL license.
Installing FreeIPA With Replication
Do you need a single point to add users within your organization for authenticating to multiple backends like your Linux servers? You've probably looked at OpenLDAP and found the same problem a lot of other users have: bad documentation and ridiculously hard to configure. Having done some installations of OpenLDAP in the past, the search was on to find a good alternative and more importantly, one that is far easier to do and has a good gui and CLI for adding users and groups.
Debian Wheezy Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend
This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Debian Wheezy and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has his own home directory accessible via the SMB protocol and all users have a shared directory with read-/write access.
Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy
Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on a Debian Wheezy server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP).
Secure ISPConfig 3 And Services With GoDaddy Signed Certificate On CentOS
Let's set up a signed certificate from GoDaddy for the ISPConfig control panel, Pure-FTPD, Postfix, Dovecot, phpMyAdmin, and Squirrelmail. Don't forget to replace pluto.example.com with your own FQDN throughout this entire section!
Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Wheezy
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a Debian Wheezy server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.
nginx: How To Set A Connection Limit For Search Engine Bots Gone Wild (Especially Bingbot)
As a server administrator you might know this problem: you have done everything to optimize your server and it's working really well, and along comes a stupid search engine bot (like Bingbot) and hits all your vhosts at the same time with hundreds of connections, making your server load go up. Of course, you don't want to completely block the bot (unless you don't care about that particular search engine), so you can use robots.txt and/or nginx to control connections of a search engine bot to your server.