Tagged: centos

user & group management

User & Group management : Complete Beginner’s Guide

One of the major work of a System Administrator is User & Group Management. We have to create new users & groups, delete old ones, providing users access to a group or folder etc etc....

wget command

Learn to use Wget command with 12 examples

Every now & then we have to download files from internet, its easy id you are using GUI but CLI it can be a bit difficult. WGET command makes it easy for us to...

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...

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...

scp & rsync commands

Files transfer using scp & rsync commands

Hello Linux-fanatics, in this tutorial we will discuss how to transfer files among system using scp & rsync with some examples. (also read tutorial on “Cloning disks using dd & cat commands“). But firstly let’s...

cloning disks

Cloning Disks using dd & cat commands for Linux systems

It always wise for a System Administrator to be prepared for the worst situation & having a backup/clones of servers, when such a day arrives will certainly make your job & life easy. Though...

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...

bash tips tricks

Important BASH tips tricks for Beginners

Hello Linux-Fanatics, this post is dedicated to those users who are just getting started with their Linux Journey. I am sharing some Bash tips tricks which will make you more familiar with BASH &...

date & time

Playing with Date & Time in RHEL/CentOS

In this tutorial, we are going to discuss how we can view or modify date & time values in our RHEL/CentOS 7 servers. We are going to discuss 3 commands which we can use...

changing default runlevel

Changing Default Runlevel in Centos/RHEL 6 & 7

Hello Linux-Fanatics, in this post we will be process for changing default runlevel in Centos\RHEL 6 & 7 . But before we do that, we must discuss following… What is a runlevel ? Runlevel...

change hostname

5 ways to add or change hostname in RHEL/CentOS 7

Hostname for a system is like an identity for that system, it not only makes system management easy but we can also use hostname to access a system over LAN. In this tutorial, we...

functions

13- BASH Scripting – Creating FUNCTIONS in script

In our last tutorial, we discussed about advanced uses of I/O redirection & we will now learn to create functions for our scripts. Learning how to create a function is an important skill required...

IP aliasing

IP Aliasing : Assigning multiple IP addresses to single NIC

Hello Linux-fanatics, in this tutorial we are going to learn to assign multiple IP addresses to a single NIC (Network Interface Card) . This process of assigning multiple addresses to single network interface is...

LVM

Beginner’s Guide to LVM (Logical Volume Management)

In this tutorial, we will discuss about Logical Volume Management. LVM or Logical Volume Management is a disk management tool that makes it easier to manage disk space. With the help of LVM, we can...

swap

Creating SWAP partition using FDISK & FALLOCATE commands

Swap-partition holds the memory which is used in case the physical memory (RAM) is full . When RAM capacity has been utilized to maximum , Linux machine moves inactive pages from memory to swap-space which...

docker container

Create your first Docker container : A Beginner’s guide

Docker containers are making news for some time now & there popularity has been growing day by day. They are now being adopted at a fast pace & are replacing Virtual machines especially when...