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CentOS 6.3 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

CentOS 6.3 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on CentOS 6.3 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has his own home directory accessible via the SMB protocol and all users have a shared directory with read-/write access.

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 (PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.3

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 (PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.3

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 6.3 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. I use PHP-FPM in this tutorial instead of Lighttpd's spawn-fcgi.

Installing mod_geoip for Apache2 On CentOS 6.3

Installing mod_geoip for Apache2 On CentOS 6.3

This guide explains how to set up mod_geoip with Apache2 on a CentOS 6.3 system. mod_geoip looks up the IP address of the client end user. This allows you to redirect or block users based on their country. You can also use this technology for your OpenX (formerly known as OpenAds or phpAdsNew) ad server to allow geo targeting.

The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.3 x86_64 (nginx, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.3 x86_64 (nginx, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

This tutorial shows how to prepare a CentOS 6.3 x86_64 server 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: nginx web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, Mailman, and many more. Since version 3.0.4, ISPConfig comes with full support for the nginx web server in addition to Apache; this tutorial covers the setup of a server that uses nginx, not Apache.

Using PHP5-FPM With Apache2 On CentOS 6.3

Using PHP5-FPM With Apache2 On CentOS 6.3

This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a CentOS 6.3 server with PHP5 (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites.

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.3 (LAMP)

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.3 (LAMP)

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a CentOS 6.3 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Using Rex To Automate Your Datacentre

Using Rex To Automate Your Datacentre

In my day to day work I come across a lot of tasks that I actually "hate" to be honest. Most of these tasks consist of things that are repetitive and take up a lot of time. A co-worker of mine once told me, "if you have to do a task more than once, automate it!". This is one piece of advice that intrigued me. Ever since that day I have been thinking about automation and how to make processes flow smoother than they did before. But the main question always is, what tool are you going to use for that?

Installing And Using OpenVZ On CentOS 6.3

Installing And Using OpenVZ On CentOS 6.3

In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a CentOS 6.3 server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers. The OpenVZ kernel patch is licensed under the GPL license, and the user-level tools are under the QPL license.

The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.3 x86_64 (nginx, Courier, ISPConfig 3)

The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.3 x86_64 (nginx, Courier, ISPConfig 3)

This tutorial shows how to prepare a CentOS 6.3 x86_64 server 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: nginx web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, Mailman, and many more. Since version 3.0.4, ISPConfig comes with full support for the nginx web server in addition to Apache; this tutorial covers the setup of a server that uses nginx, not Apache.

Why You Should Always Use Nginx With Microcaching

Why You Should Always Use Nginx With Microcaching

Everybody knows how hard is to push out as much as possible from your webserver(s). In my daily occupation as a hosting engineer that means I fairly often get the same question, "Wow, cool website, but can it cope with big-time traffic?".

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