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Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 5.0

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 5.0

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a CentOS 5.0 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (CentOS 5.0)

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (CentOS 5.0)

This guide explains how to integrate eAccelerator into PHP5 on a CentOS 5.0 system. From the eAccelerator project page: "eAccelerator is a free open-source PHP accelerator, optimizer, and dynamic content cache. It increases the performance of PHP scripts by caching them in their compiled state, so that the overhead of compiling is almost completely eliminated. It also optimizes scripts to speed up their execution. eAccelerator typically reduces server load and increases the speed of your PHP code by 1-10 times."

SuPHP On Fedora 7 Or CentOS 5 With ISPConfig

SuPHP On Fedora 7 Or CentOS 5 With ISPConfig

This document describes how to set up suPHP on Fedora 7 or CentOS 5 with ISPConfig. The resulting system will support suPHP with ISPConfig.

How To Harden PHP5 With Suhosin On CentOS 5.0

How To Harden PHP5 With Suhosin On CentOS 5.0

This tutorial shows how to harden PHP5 with Suhosin on a CentOS 5.0 server. From the Suhosin project page: "Suhosin is an advanced protection system for PHP installations that was designed to protect servers and users from known and unknown flaws in PHP applications and the PHP core. Suhosin comes in two independent parts, that can be used separately or in combination. The first part is a small patch against the PHP core, that implements a few low-level protections against bufferoverflows or format string vulnerabilities and the second part is a powerful PHP extension that implements all the other protections."

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On CentOS 5.0

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On CentOS 5.0

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.

Installing Beryl On A CentOS 5.0 Desktop

Installing Beryl On A CentOS 5.0 Desktop

This tutorial shows how you can install and use Beryl on a CentOS 5.0 desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card). With Beryl, you can make your desktop use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube.

Installing The PHP-MemCache Module On CentOS 5.0

Installing The PHP-MemCache Module On CentOS 5.0

MemCached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load. In this howto I explain how you can very easily install it and make it avaible in PHP.

Network Card Bonding On CentOS

Network Card Bonding On CentOS

Bonding is the same as port trunking. In the following I will use the word bonding because practically we will bond interfaces as one. Bonding allows you to aggregate multiple ports into a single group, effectively combining the bandwidth into a single connection. Bonding also allows you to create multi-gigabit pipes to transport traffic through the highest traffic areas of your network. For example, you can aggregate three megabits ports into a three-megabits trunk port. That is equivalent with having one interface with three megabytes speed.

Configuring Samba 3.0 To Use The ADS Security Mode (CentOS)

Configuring Samba 3.0 To Use The ADS Security Mode (CentOS)

The intent of this article is to show you how to configure your Linux machine and Samba server to participate in a Windows 2003 Active Directory domain as a Member Server using Kerberos authentication. This involves using the security = ADS security mode in Samba.

Creating A Local Yum Repository (CentOS)

Creating A Local Yum Repository (CentOS)

Sometimes it can be handy to set up your own repository to prevent from downloading the remote repository over and over again. This tutorial shows how to create a CentOS mirror for your local network. If you have to install multiple systems in your local network then all needed packages can be downloaded over the fast LAN connection, thus saving your internet bandwidth.

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