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How To Install mod_security/mod_security2 On SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (SLES10)

How To Install mod_security/mod_security2 On SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (SLES10)

The Apache module mod_security is a very powerful security module. Combined with predefined rules, you can close many security wholes on your server, opened by bad written php or perl apps. Unfortunately mod_security is not part of the SLES10 distribution. To install mod_security to have to install some 3rd party modules. This guide helps you to install mod_security on SLES10 in a reproducable way (RPM). It also helps you to remove the module, by building RPM packages you can easily uninstall.

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Mandriva 2008.1) With KDE

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Mandriva 2008.1) With KDE

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Mandriva 2008.1) desktop (with the KDE desktop environment) 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.

How To Set Up The Bti-Tracker BitTorrent Tracker System On Fedora/Centos/Redhat

How To Set Up The Bti-Tracker BitTorrent Tracker System On Fedora/Centos/Redhat

BtiTracker is a complete PHP tracker system for BitTorrent, easy to setup and configure. It comes with full remote admin management. This guide explains how to set it up on a Fedora/CentOS/RedHat system.

Integrating XCache Into PHP5 (Debian Etch & lighttpd)

Integrating XCache Into PHP5 (Debian Etch & lighttpd)

This guide explains how to integrate XCache into PHP5 on a Debian Etch system (with lighttpd). From the XCache project page: "XCache is a fast, stable PHP opcode cacher that has been tested and is now running on production servers under high load." It's similar to other PHP opcode cachers, such as eAccelerator and APC.

Setting Up An Iptables Firewall On Ubuntu With Firehol

Setting Up An Iptables Firewall On Ubuntu With Firehol

Everybody, who tried to configure an iptables firewall knows, that it can be quite a PITA. firehol is a tool that helps us to configure iptables according to our needs. In this How-To, I will discribe how to set up an iptables firewal using firehol that only allows SSH and ICMP (the protocol responsible for ping and traceroute). Also, only incoming connections are filtered, and outgoing connections are allowed.

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Gnome)

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Gnome)

This document describes step by step how to set up a Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Mandriva 2008.1) desktop (GNOME). The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment.

Monitoring UPS Power Status Using Network UPS Tools (NUT) 2.2.0 on Multiple OpenSuSE 10.3 Servers

Monitoring UPS Power Status Using Network UPS Tools (NUT) 2.2.0 on Multiple OpenSuSE 10.3 Servers

Network UPS Tools is a collection of programs which provide a common interface for monitoring and administering UPS hardware. The primary goal of the Network UPS Tools (NUT) project is to provide reliable monitoring of UPS hardware and ensure safe shutdowns of the systems which are connected. This document describes how to configure one machine connected to the UPS so it monitors the power status. This can relay alerts to other machines that are running off the same power line. This way, multiple servers can perform a safe shutdown in case of power failure.

Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (Mandriva 2008.1)

Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (Mandriva 2008.1)

This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I will also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database Postfix uses. In addition to that, this tutorial covers the installation of Amavisd, SpamAssassin and ClamAV so that emails will be scanned for spam and viruses. I will also show how to install SquirrelMail as a webmail interface so that users can read and send emails and change their passwords.

MySQL Backups Using ZRM For MySQL 2.0

MySQL Backups Using ZRM For MySQL 2.0

Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL simplifies life of a database administrator who needs an easy to use yet flexible and robust backup and recovery solution for MySQL server.

Scheduled Backups With Rsyncbackup On Debian Etch

Scheduled Backups With Rsyncbackup On Debian Etch

This document describes how to set up and configure rsyncbackup on Debian Etch. Rsyncbackup is a Perl script that cooperates with rsync. It's easy to configure and able to create scheduled backups (partial and incremental backups).

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