Tagged: system administrator

SELinux

Beginner’s guide to SELinux

SELinux or Security Enhanced Linux is advanced access control mechanism which was developed by US security agency NSA to prevent malicious intrusions & tempering. It implements MAC (Mandatory Access control) over already present DAC...

crontab examples

Scheduling important jobs with CRONTAB : Crontab Examples

Crontab is very important utility in Linux systems & is used to set up time based job scheduling.  With the help of Crontab or cron, we can execute a command or a script to...

du & df commands

Use of du & df commands (with examples)

In this article I will discuss du & df commands. Both du & df commands are important utilities of Linux system & shows disk usage of Linux filesystem. Here we will share usage of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

secure grub

How to secure Grub in Centos/RHEL 5/6/7 & 7.2

Hello Linux-fanatics, in this tutorial we will learn to secure Grub. GRUB or Grand Unified Bootloader, is the default boot-loader for most of the Linux distributions. It provides a user the choice to boot one of...

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...

install webmin

Install WEBMIN panel on CentOS & Ubuntu

Webmin is web based system administration tool that can be used on Linux machines. Using it we can administer the Linux machines, we can use Webmin to set up user accounts or we can...

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...

I/O Redirection

12- BASH Scripting – I/O Redirection

Hello Linux-fanatics, in our previous tutorials we have discussed how we can redirect output of a script to a file or use a file as input in our scripts. We will now discuss I/O...

While loop & until loop

10-Bash Scripting – While loop & Until loop commands

Hello Linux-fanatics, In our last tutorial we learned to use READ command to take user’s Input & also learned to redirect output of a script to a file. In this tutorial we will be...

break command continue command

11- BASH Scripting – Break command & Continue command (Controlling the loops)

Hello Linux-fanatics, In our last tutorial we learned to use while & until loops in our scripts & now in this tutorial we will discuss to control our loops by using break & continue...