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The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.0 x86_64 [ISPConfig 2]

The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.0 x86_64 [ISPConfig 2]

This tutorial shows how to set up a CentOS 6.0 server (x86_64) that offers all services needed by ISPs and web hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 64-bit version of CentOS 6.0, but should apply to the 32-bit version with very little modifications as well. In the end you should have a system that works reliably, and if you like you can install the free webhosting control panel ISPConfig 2 (i.e., ISPConfig runs on it out of the box).

Virtualization With KVM On A CentOS 6.0 Server

Virtualization With KVM On A CentOS 6.0 Server

This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on a CentOS 6.0 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.

Xtables-Addons On Centos 6 & Iptables GeoIP Filtering

Xtables-Addons On Centos 6 & Iptables GeoIP Filtering

This tutorial will explain how to install aditional modules for the kernel to use with iptables rules sets (netfilter modules). Xtables-addons is the successor to patch-o-matic(-ng). Likewise, it contains extensions that were not, or are not yet, accepted in the main kernel/iptables packages. Xtables-addons is different from patch-o-matic in that you do not have to patch or recompile the kernel.

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.0

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.0

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

Install Tomcat And Deploy Web Applications With Rex

Install Tomcat And Deploy Web Applications With Rex

In this tutorial I will show you how to manage your Tomcat installations and how to deploy Webapps in a repeatable way with Rex. In this tutorial I will use Debian Squeeze, but Rex is also available for other distributions.

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On CentOS 5.6

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On CentOS 5.6

This tutorial describes how you can install Apache2 with mod_fcgid and PHP5 on CentOS 5.6. mod_fcgid is a compatible alternative to the older mod_fastcgi. It lets you execute PHP scripts with the permissions of their owners instead of the Apache user.

How To Create A Kickstart File For CentOS/Fedora/RedHat (RHEL)

How To Create A Kickstart File For CentOS/Fedora/RedHat (RHEL)

Working for an IT Support company means I am regularly installing CentOS, Fedora & Redhat on servers and desktop computers. Following this guide will explain how to automate the install process and install additional software with post installation scripts.

The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.0 x86_64 [ISPConfig 3]

The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.0 x86_64 [ISPConfig 3]

This tutorial shows how to prepare a CentOS 6.0 x86_64 server for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more.

Installing rsnapshot On CentOS

Installing rsnapshot On CentOS

Working for an IT Support company I needed a solution for automatically backing up a bunch of Linux servers, this guide will walk you through setting up rsnapshot on CentOS for automated rsync & ssh binary diff backups.

Installing And Using OpenVZ On CentOS 6.0

Installing And Using OpenVZ On CentOS 6.0

In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a CentOS 6.0 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.

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