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How to configure an NFS server and mount NFS shares on Ubuntu 14.10

How to configure an NFS server and mount NFS shares on Ubuntu 14.10

This guide explains how to configure an NFS server in Ubuntu 14.10 Network File System (NFS) is a popular distributed filesystem protocol that enables users to mount remote directories on their server. The system lets you leverage storage space in a different location and write onto the same space from multiple servers in an effortless manner. It, thus, works fairly well for directories that users need to access frequently. This tutorial explains the process of mounting NFS share on an Ubuntu 14.10 server in an simple and easy-to-follow steps.

How to install ProFTPD on CentOS 7.0

How to install ProFTPD on CentOS 7.0

This document describes how to install and configure ProFTPD in CentOS 7.0 Server. ProFTPD is an FTP daemon for unix and unix-like operating systems. ProFTPD is developed, released and distributed under the GNU Public License (GPL), which basically establishes it as free software, meaning that it may be sold, licensed and otherwise manipulated in any way desired as long as full and complete source code either accompanies any ProFTPD packages or is made available by any and all sites that distribute pre-compiled binaries. The software can be modified by anyone at anytime, as long as all derived works also are licensed under the GNU Public License.

Samba server installation on OpenSuse 13.2

Samba Server Configuration in OpenSuse 13.2

This guide explains how to configure samba server in OpenSuse 13.2 with anonymous & secured samba servers. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Samba is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients.

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On OpenSUSE 13.2

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On OpenSUSE 13.2

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.

OpenSUSE 13.2 minimal server Installation

OpenSUSE 13.2 minimal server Installation

This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 13.2 64bit (x86_64) minimal server. This setup will be used as basis for various other OpenSuSE tutorials at howtoforge like our perfect server series.

Installation and configuration of Drupal on CentOS 7

Installation and configuration of Drupal on CentOS 7

This document describes the installation and configuration of Drupal on CentOS 7. Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.

Asterisk Installation on Debian 7 (Wheezy)

Asterisk Installation on Debian 7 (Wheezy)

This paper provide installation instructions for Debian linux 7 & Asterisk on a new platform.

Samba Server installation on Ubuntu 14.10

Samba Server installation on Ubuntu 14.10

This guide explains how to install and configure a samba server on Ubuntu 14.10 with anonymous & secured samba shares. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Samba is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients.

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 14.10 (nginx, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 14.10 (nginx, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) server (with nginx, BIND, Dovecot) 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 or nginx web server, Postfix mail server, Courier or Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server, MySQL, BIND or MyDNS nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more. This setup covers nginx (instead of Apache), BIND (instead of MyDNS), and Dovecot (instead of Courier).

Ubuntu 14.10 LAMP server tutorial with Apache 2, PHP 5 and MySQL (MariaDB)

Ubuntu 14.10 LAMP server tutorial with Apache 2, PHP 5 and MySQL (MariaDB)

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache 2 webserver on an Ubuntu 14.10 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support. Additionally, I will install phpmyadmin to make MySQL administration easier. A LAMP setup is the perfect basis for CMS systems like Joomla, Wordpress or Drupal.

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