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  • Setting Up A PHP + MySQL Powered BitTorrent Tracker With RivetTracker

    Author: firefly2442Tags: , , Comments: 0

    Setting Up A PHP + MySQL Powered BitTorrent Tracker With RivetTracker Efficient file distribution is an important process for many websites online. BitTorrent makes this easier by sharing the uploading and downloading among clients. This alleviates the bandwidth required by the content provider. This tutorial will show you how to install RivetTracker, a PHP and MySQL driven BitTorrent tracker. RivetTracker is a heavily modified version of PHPBTTracker, written by "DeHackEd". It aims to be easy to use and manage.

  • How To Configure Custom Postfix Bounce Messages

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 5

    How To Configure Custom Postfix Bounce Messages Since Postfix version 2.3, Postfix supports custom bounce messages. This guide shows how to configure custom Postfix bounce messages.

  • Monitoring Multiple Systems With munin (Debian Etch)

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 4

    Monitoring Multiple Systems With munin (Debian Etch) In this article I will describe how you can monitor multiple systems with munin. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server (load average, memory usage, CPU usage, MySQL throughput, eth0 traffic, etc.) without much configuration. I will install the munin client on all systems that are to be monitored (including the munin server itself); the munin clients will then report to the munin server.

  • Setting Up A High-Availability Load Balancer (With Failover and Session Support) With HAProxy/Heartbeat On Fedora 8

    Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 4

    Setting Up A High-Availability Load Balancer (With Failover and Session Support) With HAProxy/Heartbeat On Fedora 8 This document describes how to set up a two-node load balancer in an active/passive configuration with HAProxy and heartbeat on Fedora 8. The load balancer acts between the user and two (or more) Apache web servers that hold the same content. The load balancer passes the requests to the web servers and it also checks their health. If one of them is down, all requests will automatically be redirected to the remaining web server(s). In addition to that, the two load balancer nodes monitor each other using heartbeat. If the master fails, the slave becomes the master - users won't notice any disruption of the service. HAProxy is session-aware - you can use it with any web application that makes use of sessions like forums, shopping carts, etc.

  • Osmo Personal Organizer On Fedora 8

    Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 1

    Osmo Personal Organizer On Fedora 8 This document describes how to install and use Osmo on Fedora 8. Taken from the Osmo web page: "Osmo is a handy personal organizer, which includes calendar, tasks manager and address book modules. It was designed to be a small, easy to use and good looking PIM tool to help to manage personal information. In its current state the organizer is quite convenient to use - for example, the user can perform nearly all operations using the keyboard. Also, a lot of parameters are configurable to meet the user's preferences. On the technical side, Osmo is GTK+ based tool which uses a plain XML database to store all personal data."

  • Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On Debian Etch

    android Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 5

    Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On Debian Etch This guide explains how to set up mod_chroot with Apache2 on a Debian Etch system. With mod_chroot, you can run Apache2 in a secure chroot environment and make your server less vulnerable to break-in attempts that try to exploit vulnerabilities in Apache2 or your installed web applications.

  • Master-Master Replication With MySQL 5 On Fedora 8

    Author: o.meyerTags: , , Comments: 3

    Master-Master Replication With MySQL 5 On Fedora 8 This document describes how to set up master-master replication with MySQL 5 on Fedora 8. Since version 5, MySQL comes with built-in support for master-master replication, solving the problem that can happen with self-generated keys. In former MySQL versions, the problem with master-master replication was that conflicts arose immediately if node A and node B both inserted an auto-incrementing key on the same table. The advantages of master-master replication over the traditional master-slave replication are that you don't have to modify your applications to make write accesses only to the master, and that it is easier to provide high-availability because if the master fails, you still have the other master.

  • Back Up Your Files With Fwbackups On Fedora 8

    Author: o.meyerTags: , , Comments: 0

    Back Up Your Files With Fwbackups On Fedora 8 This document describes how to set up, configure and use Fwbackups on a Fedora 8 desktop. The result is an easy-to-use backup system for desktop usage. Fwbackups creates partial backups which can be stored locally or on a removable device. You have also the option to run scheduled backups.

  • Server Monitoring With munin And monit On Mandriva 2008.0

    mandriva Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 0

    Server Monitoring With munin And monit On Mandriva 2008.0 In this article I will describe how you can monitor your Mandriva 2008.0 server with munin and monit. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server (load average, memory usage, CPU usage, MySQL throughput, eth0 traffic, etc.) without much configuration, whereas monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that lets you recognize current or upcoming problems (like "We need a bigger server soon, our load average is increasing rapidly."), and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.

  • Automatically Add Disclaimers To Outgoing Emails With alterMIME On Fedora 8

    Author: o.meyerTags: , , Comments: 5

    Automatically Add Disclaimers To Outgoing Emails With alterMIME On Fedora 8 This document describes how to install and configure alterMIME as a Postfix filter on a Fedora 8 system. The resulting system will automatically add disclaimers to outgoing emails.