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Virtualization With KVM On A CentOS 6.2 Server

Virtualization With KVM On A CentOS 6.2 Server

This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on a CentOS 6.2 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.2

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.2

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 CentOS 6.2 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support.

How To Integrate ClamAV Into PureFTPd For Virus Scanning On CentOS 6.2

How To Integrate ClamAV Into PureFTPd For Virus Scanning On CentOS 6.2

This tutorial explains how you can integrate ClamAV into PureFTPd for virus scanning on a CentOS 6.2 system. In the end, whenever a file gets uploaded through PureFTPd, ClamAV will check the file and delete it if it is malware.

Running LinOTP On CentOS 6.2

Running LinOTP On CentOS 6.2

This howto will show how you can set up LinOTP on CentOS 6.2. LinOTP is a modular and flexible solution for two factor authentication with one time passwords. This howto uses the community packages that are available at the python package index PyPI.

How To Configure PureFTPd To Accept TLS Sessions On CentOS 6.2

How To Configure PureFTPd To Accept TLS Sessions On CentOS 6.2

FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text. By using TLS, the whole communication can be encrypted, thus making FTP much more secure. This article explains how to configure PureFTPd to accept TLS sessions on a CentOS 6.2 server.

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On CentOS 6.2

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On CentOS 6.2

This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota and upload/download bandwidth limits with this setup. Passwords will be stored encrypted as MD5 strings in the database. This tutorial is based on CentOS 6.2.

CentOS 6.2 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

CentOS 6.2 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on CentOS 6.2 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 Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.2 (LAMP)

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.2 (LAMP)

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a CentOS 6.2 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

How To Install KVM And libvirt On CentOS 6.2 With Bridged Networking

How To Install KVM And libvirt On CentOS 6.2 With Bridged Networking

This tutorial describes how to install the KVM hypervisor and libvirt virtualization library on Linux CentOS 6.2. At the end of this guide you will have a CentOS box (name it host) with the following capabilities: virtualization capacity: chance for multiple guests (Linux/Windows) running and sharing the host's hardware; bridge network configuration: you'll be able to directly access to the guests as if they were physical machines on the same LAN and viceversa; visual management: using virt-manager (I use Ubuntu 11.10 in this howto) you will be able to remotely admin the virtual machines on the CentOS host.

Creating A Portable MySQL On CentOS 6 And Ubuntu 11.10 Linux From Sources

Creating A Portable MySQL On CentOS 6 And Ubuntu 11.10 Linux From Sources

This tutorial shows how to create a portable MySQL installation on GNU/Linux. At the end of this guide you will obtain a portable MySQL installation on a target directory with its own databases, binaries, logs, pid files, etc.  Consider always the use of a permission preserving packaging (like TAR) for moving the installation between systems or removable storages.

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