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Syslog Better Logging Tutorial

Syslog Better Logging Tutorial

Syslog is a powerful tool, but only if you can actually use it. This guide will go over the basics of syslog and provide you with a much more powerful default configuration.

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.

The Perfect Server - OEL 5.4 [ISPConfig 3]

The Perfect Server - OEL 5.4 [ISPConfig 3]

This tutorial shows how to prepare a OEL 5.4 (Oracle Enterprise Linux) server for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3 on a distributed configuration. OEL is a clone of RedHat ES, so, both are very similar. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more.

Chrooted Drop Bear HowTo

Chrooted Drop Bear HowTo

This tutorial is being written to help you install Drop Bear to a chroot environment. Dropbear is a relatively small SSH 2 server and client. It is an alternative lightweight program for openssh and it is designed for environments with low memory and processor resources, such as embedded systems.

Allow Your Applications To Access The XAMPP MySQL Server Directly

Allow Your Applications To Access The XAMPP MySQL Server Directly

If you want to have a full featured "LAMP" server with one step you can use "XAMPP", it's easy and fast but you can't access its MySQL database server using the regular "mysql" client (/usr/bin/mysql), you have to use its own client (/opt/lampp/bin/mysql) to do that.

Fully Utilizing Your X-Core CPU

Fully Utilizing Your X-Core CPU

Almost all systems sold nowadays have at least a dual-core CPU, even triple- or quad-cores are getting cheaper and getting standard in the near future. But how to utilize your shiny x-core to it's full potential, with applications that are only utilizing one core ? With Linux, which has strong multitasking capabilities as all unixoid operating systems, there is an easy possibility to parallelize tasks which are normally only using one core of an x-core CPU.

Set Up Hudson For Continuous Integration Under Linux

Set Up Hudson For Continuous Integration Under Linux

Hudson monitors executions of repeated jobs, such as building a software project or jobs run by cron. This article explains how you can set it up on Linux.

How To Modify Your Gnu/Linux Box To Serve As A USB Over IP Server

How To Modify Your Gnu/Linux Box To Serve As A USB Over IP Server

There was a long time that I was looking for a way to put away my old co CRM server! But why? Because I had installed a virtualization environment with Xen and all my servers are turned to small VPS on a nice pretty infrastructure. The base point was that the CRM had a USB/Lock and there was no way to take the lock under a virtualized VPS.

Expanding A Root-FS

Expanding A Root-FS

There might be the situation, that your root filesystem runs out of space, so it has to be expanded. With filesystems other than the root filesystem this could easily be done for instance with gparted. With the root filesystem this is not possible, as gparted could only expand filesystems that are not mounted, which is impossible with the root filesystem. The only way to enlarge the root filesystem is to boot from a kind of rescuesystem, Live-CD or the like, and then to expand the root filesystem. The following tutorial describes, how this is achieved by using Systemrescue-CD.

IP Management With PHPIP

IP Management With PHPIP

Phpip is an IP Management tool which helps to manage your network with the detailed information of your client or network IP at the distributed point. This is basically useful for ISPs as well as large networks.

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