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  • Proftp Server Web interface or GUI Tools

    Author: sachiTags: Comments: 0

    Proftp Server Web interface or GUI ToolsThe main purpose of these tools is easy to maintain proftp serverProFTP Administratora web-based tool written in PHP aimed at managing users and groups for a ftp-server called "proFTPd". Because of the ammount of work gone into this project it also doubles as a system- information tool providing information like free hard-drive space, memory- statistics and much more (Something like phpSysInfo - with the notable difference that my status code so far only supports Linux, FreeBSD and Windows NT). To get a feel for how all this works you can take a gander at the screenshots-page and figure out for yourself if this is the right tool for you.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Chrooted SSH HowTo

    VMWare Image Download Author: Falko TimmeTags: 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.

  • 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.

  • Preventing SSH Dictionary Attacks With DenyHosts

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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).