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  • Monitoring access to Server SQUID

    Author: wrochalTags: Comments: 0

    Monitoring access to Server SQUIDThere are many forms for analyze of logs generated by the SQUID, Will be boarded five forms of verification: On-line, for line of command and manual verification through the tools Sarg, Webalizer, Calamaris and Squid-Graph.

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  • Samba: Working Around QuickBooks 2006 Incompatability

    Author: PaulJulioTags: Comments: 5

    This HowTo addresses the incompatability that QuickBooks 2006 has with Samba-based file-sharing (the Linux de-facto standard for domain control and file sharing). Summary: Create a new user, group and share. Access the QuickBooks files via the new user by logging onto the share with its credentials.

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  • Chrooted SSH HowTo

    VMWare Image Download Author: falkoTags: Comments: 17

    Chrooted SSH HowTo This tutorial describes how to install and configure OpenSSH so that it will allow chrooted sessions for users. With this setup, you can give your users shell access without having to fear that they can see your whole system. Your users will be jailed in a specific directory which they will not be able to break out of.

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  • Telaen Howto - Easy php webmail interface

    Author: mariuzTags: Comments: 9

    Today i found a really good wembail interface and i want to share how easy is to install it compared with other webmail packages. Telaen is a webmail interface written in PHP. It does not require any database and is compatible with POP3 or IMAP so it runs under any Server supporting PHP with Sendmail or QMAIL. Additional skins and languages can be easily integrated.

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  • Preventing SSH Dictionary Attacks With DenyHosts

    Author: falkoTags: Comments: 43

    Preventing SSH Dictionary Attacks With DenyHosts In this HowTo I will show how to install and configure DenyHosts. DenyHosts is a tool that observes login attempts to SSH, and if it finds failed login attempts again and again from the same IP address, DenyHosts blocks further login attempts from that IP address by putting it into /etc/hosts.deny. DenyHosts can be run by cron or as a daemon. In this tutorial I will run DenyHosts as a daemon.

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  • The Ultimate Media Server - Apache+SSL , PHP, MySQL and Jinzora

    Author: bsdguyTags: Comments: 1

    The Ultimate Media Server Apache+SSL , PHP, MySQL and Jinzora General Information This guide will lead you through creating a secure ssl based webserver to be able to stream your multimedia across the World Wide Web. Before embarking on this journey I would highly recommend reading this documentation in it's fullest before executing any of it. You may find some pointers in the tips and tweaks section that you can make during installation that would make this install even easier and make it a one time install.

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  • MySQL 5 In Debian Sarge (Stable ) HowTo

    Author: mariuzTags: Comments: 0

    Configuring mysql 5 in debian sarge (stable ) I needed to run mysql5 on another port on my server with already 2 mysql servers (3.x and 4.x) on itand for this i had to do following steps

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  • Configuring Apache for Maximum Performance

    Author: bobcaresTags: Comments: 8

    Apache server performance can be improved by adding additional hardware resources such as RAM, faster CPU etc. But, most of the time, the same result can be achieved by custom configuration of the server. This article looks into getting maximum performance out of Apache with the existing hardware resources, specifically on the Linux systems.

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  • Windows Linux DualBoot Tutorial

    Author: latcarfTags: Comments: 4

    This tutorial was written to help set up a dual boot on a SATA drive but it will also work for PATA so continue forward and I will let you know if you need to skip something. In order to have a fully functional dual boot system it is preferred that Windows be loaded first. After that you can load Linux and easily dump the boot configuration on Windows NTLDR file (comparable to Linux boot file).

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  • Network Monitoring with Zabbix

    Author: ovisTags: Comments: 12

    Network Monitoring With Zabbix Zabbix has the capability to monitor just a about any event on your network from network traffic to how many papers are left in your printer. It produces really cool grahps. In this howto we install software that has an agent and a server side. The goal is to end up with a setup that has a nice web interface that you can show off to your boss ;) It's a great open source tool that lets you know what's out there. This howto will not go into setting up the network but I might rewrite it one day so I really like your input on this. Much of what is covered here is in the online documentation however if you are like me new to this all this might be of some help to you.

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