Category: How To’s

speedtest on Linux CLI

SpeedTest-CLI: Run network speedtest on Linux CLI

Performing network speedtest on servers or on desktops are one of the common tasks that are performed almost on regular basis. Most of the speed tests require a GUI to run but what about...

configuring ip address

Configure IP address (Networking) in RHEL/CentOS 7

First thing that we do after installing an operating system is to configure the IP address i.e. networking on the machine. Whether we want to connect to internet or only to our local area...

install kodi

Convert your PC to entertainment center : Install Kodi on Ubuntu & Debian

If you are movie or TV lover, than you should already know what KODI is. For those of you who still don’t know about Kodi, it is an open source media center for playing...

configuring mariadb

Installing & Configuring MariaDB on RHEL/CentOS

MariaDB is an open-source Relational Database & is a community developed forked-out version of MySQL database. MariaDB has replaced MySQL as default database in RHEL/CentOS 7. In this tutorial, we are will be discussing...

upgrade php

How to install or upgrade PHP version to PHP 7

PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely used open source scripting language that is used mainly for web development. It is used generally for creating dynamic web pages or for dynamic images on websites. In...

install logrotate

Install Logrotate in Linux (CentOS, RHEL, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian)

Logs are very useful, especially when you are troubleshooting an issue. Logs have information about all the events for a service or for whole server. We have all kinds of logs for the servers...

offline yum

Creating an Offline YUM repository for LAN

In our earlier tutorial, we discussed “How we can create our own yum repository with ISO image & by mirroring an online yum repository”. Creating your own yum repository is a good idea but...

cpanel installation

Simple guide for CPanel installation on CentOS & RHEL

In this tutorial, we will be discussing about Cpanel installation on Centos Machines. Cpanel is the best & most widely used Webhosting panel. Its so popular that almost all hosting companies, i have came...

analyzing apache logs

Analyzing APACHE logs in CLI (& GUI) using GoAccess

Analyzing logs is a major part of System Admin’s profile. Whether they are system logs or application logs, its necessary to analyze them get various stats or troubleshoot errors/issues. In this tutorial, we are...

mounting drives on linux

Complete guide for mounting drives in Linux systems

In this tutorial, we are going to discuss how we can mount drives on Linux (especially on RHEL/CentOS ) using command line interface. So without any delays, let’s start …. (Recommended Read: Creating SWAP...

Network bonding

Networking Bonding in RHEL/CentOS 7: Combining multiple NICs into one

When hosting a successful & busy websites or operating a critical server, high availability & redundancy are major factors to consider. To achieve high availability & redundancy, backup of the server & server clusters...

SELinux

Beginner’s guide to SELinux

Hello Linux-fanatics, in this tutorial we will learn to use SELinux. Its been my experience that most Sys-Admins consider it a hassle & ends up disabling it. It is a great tool to help...

Surf anonymously: Learn to install TOR network on Linux

Tor Network is an anonymous network to secure your internet & privacy. Tor network is a group of volunteer operated servers. Tor protects internet communication by bouncing it around a distributed network of relay...

Apache reverse proxy as Load Balancer

How to use Apache reverse proxy as Load Balancer

Earlier we have learned about how we can configure apache as reverse proxy. As discussed earlier, Reverse proxy is a kind of a proxy that takes http or https request & transfers/distributes them to...

apache as reverse proxy

How to use Apache as Reverse Proxy on CentOS & RHEL

Reverse proxy is a kind of proxy server that takes http or https request & transfers/distributes them to one or more backend servers. Reverse proxy is useful in many ways, like – It can...

router

Turning a CentOS/RHEL 6 or 7 machine into a router

In this tutorial we are going to learn to convert RHEL/CentOS 6 & 7 machines into a router by using NATting. Router as we know is layer 3 networking device that is used to...