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Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL (Incl. Quota) On Debian Lenny

Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL (Incl. Quota) On Debian Lenny

This document describes how to install a Proftpd 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 with this setup.

Monitoring Multiple Log Files At A Time With MultiTail On Debian Lenny

Monitoring Multiple Log Files At A Time With MultiTail On Debian Lenny

MultiTail lets you view one or multiple files like the original tail program. The difference is that it creates multiple windows on your console (with ncurses). It can also monitor wildcards: if another file matching the wildcard has a more recent modification date, it will automatically switch to that file. That way you can, for example, monitor a complete directory of files. Merging of two or even more log files is possible.

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On Debian Lenny

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On Debian Lenny

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.

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2 On A Headless Debian Lenny Server

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2 On A Headless Debian Lenny Server

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun xVM VirtualBox 2 on a headless Debian Lenny server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

How To Log Emails Sent With PHP's mail() Function To Detect Form Spam

How To Log Emails Sent With PHP's mail() Function To Detect Form Spam

If you are running a webserver you might have faced the problem already: somewhere on your server is a vulnerable contact form or CMS system written in PHP that gets abused by spammers to send emails trough your server. If you have more than a few websites, it is a pain to detect which of the sites is vulnerable and sends the spam emails. This tutorial explains the installation of a small wrapper script which logs email messages sent trough the PHP mail() function.

Install Drizzle On Debian Lenny

Install Drizzle On Debian Lenny

Drizzle is a Free Software/Open Source database management system (DBMS) that was forked from version 6.0 of the MySQL DBMS. Like MySQL, Drizzle has a client/server architecture and uses SQL as its primary command language. Drizzle is distributed under version 2 of the GNU General Public License.

Boot On BTRFS With Debian

Boot On BTRFS With Debian

This tutorial will explain you how to boot from a BTRFS filesystem with kernel 2.6.31-RC4 and BTRFS 0.19. BTRFS is a new filesystem with some really interesting features like online defragmenting and snapshots. BTRFS is an experimental filesystem, use at your own risk. The kernel used is also experimental.

How To Connect To A WPA Wifi Using Command Lines On Debian

How To Connect To A WPA Wifi Using Command Lines On Debian

This tutorial will explain how to connect to a WPA (1-2) wireless network without installing any graphical tool.

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Debian Lenny

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Debian Lenny

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 set up ProFTPd with TLS on a Debian Lenny server.

Paravirtualized Gentoo 2009 domU Using Debian Lenny

Paravirtualized Gentoo 2009 domU Using Debian Lenny

This guide will help you to create gentoo paravirtualized xen guest under Debian Lenny. Since Gentoo 2008.0 release is deprecated, so we will use current gentoo stage.

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