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Running A Small Business Server With ClearOS 6.3.0 (Community Edition)

Running A Small Business Server With ClearOS 6.3.0 (Community Edition)

This guide shows how you can install and run a Small Business Server with ClearOS 6.3.0 (Community Edition). With ClearOS, you can run various services (such as a file- and print server, a web proxy and content filter, a mail server, etc.) in your local network and manage them through an easy web interface. ClearOS provides apps for each of these tasks from its marketplace - many of them are free, some of them have to be paid for. ClearOS Community is open-source and free. There's also a professional version available for which you have to pay, but which in return provides better support, better tested apps and updates, etc.

Sharing Terminal Sessions With Tmux And Screen

Sharing Terminal Sessions With Tmux And Screen

tmux and GNU Screen are well-known utilities which allow multiplexing of virtual consoles. Using either, it is possible to start a session, detach, move to a different machine and resume the session in uninterrupted progress. It's also possible to use these tools to share a single session between more than one user at the same time.

Using Fail2ban To Block Wrong ISPConfig Logins

Using Fail2ban To Block Wrong ISPConfig Logins

In this tutorial, we'll write an ISPConfig plugin to log failed logins to syslog, filter those entries using rsyslogd and add a fail2ban rule to block malicious users' IPs.

How To Benchmark Your System (CPU, File IO, MySQL) With sysbench

How To Benchmark Your System (CPU, File IO, MySQL) With sysbench

sysbench is a benchmark suite which allows you to quickly get an impression about system performance which is important if you plan to run a database under intensive load. This article explains how to benchmark your CPU, file IO, and MySQL performance with sysbench.

Create And Restore Partition Images With Partimage

Create And Restore Partition Images With Partimage

Backups are usually made in one of two ways - either file-based which means that single files are backed up, often via synchronization and on an external disk, or image-based which means that a whole partition is stuffed into an image file that can be restored on the partition, containing everything there was on it. This tutorial covers image-based backups using Partimage from a live desktop environment.

How To Manage Your Servers With Rex - Best Practice

How To Manage Your Servers With Rex - Best Practice

(R)?ex is a server orchestration and configuration management tool. With (R)?ex you can manage all your boxes from a central point through the complete process of configuration management and software deployment. In this guide I will show you with the help of a project how to use (R)?ex to configure your servers and how to deploy software.

AVG Antivirus For Linux/FreeBSD Plus Qmail Mail Server

AVG Antivirus For Linux/FreeBSD Plus Qmail Mail Server

This document describes how to deploy AVG Antivirus for Linux/FreeBSD to the Qmail mail server. It is usable for AVG version 8.5, 10 and 2012.

Installing MySQL-Frontend Chive (A phpMyAdmin Alternative)

Installing MySQL-Frontend Chive (A phpMyAdmin Alternative)

This guide explains how to install the phpMyAdmin alternative Chive. Chive is a free, open source, web-based database management tool with easy administration, super fast UI and state of the art web technologies. It takes advantage of the capabilities of modern browsers. Features include an SQL editor with syntax highlighting and built-in profiling of SQL queries.

Build A Free, Full-Featured Mail Server On Gentoo Linux With iRedMail

Build A Free, Full-Featured Mail Server On Gentoo Linux With iRedMail

We're going to set up a free, full-featured mail server on Gentoo Linux, all mail service related components are free and open source, and you own all data. The installation process is extremly easy and smooth.

How To Securely Destroy/Wipe Data On Hard Drives With shred

How To Securely Destroy/Wipe Data On Hard Drives With shred

Sometimes you need to destroy or wipe data from hard drives (for example, before you sell your old hard drives on eBay) so that nobody else can access them. Simply deleting data (e.g. with rm) is not enough because that just removes the file system pointer, but not the data, so it can easily be undeleted with recovery software. Even zero'ing out your hard drive might not be enough. Here's where shred comes into play - shred can overwrite the files and partitions repeatedly, in order to make it harder for even very expensive hardware probing to recover the data.

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