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The Perfect Database Server: Firebird 2.5 And FreeBSD 8.1

The Perfect Database Server: Firebird 2.5 And FreeBSD 8.1

Here is the guide on installing Firebird 2.5 from FreeBSD 8.1 Ports and creating your first test database; also we show you how to install Flamerobin GUI (administration tool) and the PHP driver for it. This was tested on fresh FreeBSD 8.1 on a virtual machine.

SSL Certificates For PostgreSQL

SSL Certificates For PostgreSQL

This describes how to set up ssl certificates to enable encrypted connections from PgAdmin on some client machine to postgresql on a server machine. The assumption is that postgresql (compiled with ssl support) and openssl are already installed and functional on the server (Linux). PgAdmin is already installed on the client (either Windows or Linux).

CIITIX-VoIP 1.0 How-To

CIITIX-VoIP 1.0 How-To

This document can be a used as a rough guide to installation of CIITIX-VOIP on a persistent media. It also describes the basic usage. CIITIX-VoIP is a carrier grade VoIP server distribution, leveraging upon the great efforts of the open source community. CIITIX-VoIP is based on rock solid Debian Lenny. This distribution comes as a turn-key solution to any company (small, medium to large scale) wishing to deploy a SIP-based presence service à la Skype. Laced with accounting, NAT and DB backend based features, setting up a SIP based setup is a breeze, achievable within 7 minutes.

How To Set Up A Wireless Network Using WPA/WPA2 With Radius Authentication With CIITIX-WiFi

How To Set Up A Wireless Network Using WPA/WPA2 With Radius Authentication With CIITIX-WiFi

This document serves as quick guide on how to set up a wireless network using WPA / WPA2 with radius authentication. This document will only cover the basics and is not exhaustive of all possibilities and features but with this information and basic networking skills you should be able to get running very soon. I decided to do this guide for the users wanting to try out and implement radius authentication for WiFi security.

How To Build A Standalone File Server With Nexenta 3.0 Beta2

How To Build A Standalone File Server With Nexenta 3.0 Beta2

Nexenta is a project developing a debian user-land for the OpenSolaris kernel. This provides all of the advantages of apt as a package respoitory (based on the Ubuntu LTS apt repository, currently using 8.04) as well as the advantages of the ZFS filesystem. In the resulting setup every user can have his/her own home directory accessible via the SMB protocol or NFS with read-/write access.

Processing 10000 Pictures Using Many Computers With Oropo (Debian/Ubuntu)

Processing 10000 Pictures Using Many Computers With Oropo (Debian/Ubuntu)

Have you ever had a lot of data to process ? In such a moment after a while of processing we realize that it will take ages to complete. It would be faster if we could use two or three or even more computers. Let's use some computers - you think it is a lot of configuration ? You are wrong. With Oropo it's easy. Let's discuss a problem of processing large number of pictures. First approach for solving this problem is to process pictures sequentially on one computer. Second approach is to process pictures parallelly on many computers.

How To Easily Migrate A PostgreSQL Server With Minimal Downtime

How To Easily Migrate A PostgreSQL Server With Minimal Downtime

PostgreSQL is a great database server, but when your dataset is rather large, migrating a server by using pg_dump can be a rather long process. In this tutorial we will discuss a way to migrate a entire server with as little downtime as possible. To achieve this, we will be using the PostgreSQL built in features for PITR (Point in time recovery).

NTFS Disk Recovery

NTFS Disk Recovery

Mary, the daughter of a friend is in college: her Windows XP laptop constantly reboots and, we suspect, has a bad hard drive. The system will boot a live CD (Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Desktop), and data on the hard drive can be read. During boot, the live CD identifies disk errors and tries unsuccessfully to repair them.

Automatic Dialer With Asterisk And GNUDialer

Automatic Dialer With Asterisk And GNUDialer

This document describes the installation of the Automatic Dialer GNUDialer, this is an alternative dialer to VICIDial, with more lightweight scripts and a far more easier GUI, it uses Asterisk and MySQL for its operation.

Installing MySQL And phpMyAdmin On FreeNAS

Installing MySQL And phpMyAdmin On FreeNAS

This howto was written when I needed to run some php based web applications and the only system around was FreeNAS. Although many people are using php and MySQL on a FreeNAS box successfully I couldn't find any simple tutorial for the purpose, so I wrote one in case anyone needs it.

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