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Setting Up “NTP (Network Time Protocol) Server” in RHEL/CentOS 7

Setting Up “NTP (Network Time Protocol) Server” in RHEL/CentOS 7
Network Time Protocol – NTP- is a protocol which runs over port 123 UDP at Transport Layer and allows computers to synchronize time over networks for an accurate time. While time is passing by, computers internal clocks tend to drift which can lead to inconsistent time issues, especially on servers and clients logs files or if you want to replicate servers resources or databases. NTP Server Installation in CentOS and RHEL 7 Requirements: CentOS...
Filed in: CentOS, RedHat

Disable and Remove Unwanted Services on RHEL/CentOS 7 Minimal Installation

Disable and Remove Unwanted Services on RHEL/CentOS 7 Minimal Installation
RHEL/CentOS 7 minimal installation for servers comes with some default pre-installed services, such as Postfix Mail Transfer Agent daemon, Avahi mdns daemon (multicast Domain Name System) and Chrony service, which is responsible to maintain system clock. Remove Services in CentOS 7 Now comes to the question.. Why wed need to disable all these services. if they are pre-installed? One of the main reason would be to increase system security level...
Filed in: CentOS, RedHat

Network Installation of “Debian 7 (Wheezy) on Client Machines using DNSMASQ Network Boot Server

Network Installation of “Debian 7 (Wheezy) on Client Machines using DNSMASQ Network Boot Server
This tutorial will guide you on how you can install Debian 7 (Wheezy) directly from a network location using DNSMASQ as a PXE Server (Preboot eXecution Environment), in case your server doesn’t provide any method to boot from a CD/DVD/USB media drive or it just can operate with an attached monitor, keyboard and mouse. Debian 7 Network Installation on Client Machines DNSMASQ is a lightweight network infrastructure server which can provide...
Filed in: Debian

Setting up an ‘Apt-Cache’ Server Using ‘Apt-Cacher-NG’ in Ubuntu 14.04 Server

Setting up an ‘Apt-Cache’ Server Using ‘Apt-Cacher-NG’ in Ubuntu 14.04 Server
Apt-Cacher-NG is a caching proxy server (or apt proxy) for Debian based distributions like Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Edubuntu, Linux Mint, etc, which is used to cache the downloaded packages locally on your server. Install Apt-Cacher-NG in Ubuntu 14.04 Let’s say you having a small network with few computers attached it and you want to install and update software packages on each system manually, then it would be difficult task and time consuming,...
Filed in: Ubuntu

Installing ProFTPD Server on RHEL/CentOS 7

Installing ProFTPD Server on RHEL/CentOS 7
ProFTPD is an Open Source FTP Server and one of the most used, secure and reliable file transfer daemons on Unix environments, due to its file configurations simplicity speed and easy setup. Install Proftpd In RHEL/CentOS 7 Requirements CentOS 7 Minimal Installation Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Installation Configure Static IP Address on System This tutorial will guide you on how you can install and use ProFTPD Server on CentOS/RHEL 7 Linux distributions...
Filed in: CentOS, FTP, RedHat

Debian GNU/Linux: A 21 Years of Journey and Still Counting…

Debian GNU/Linux: A 21 Years of Journey and Still Counting…
On 16th August 2014, the Debian project has celebrated its 21st anniversary, making it one of the oldest popular distribution in open source world. Debian project was conceived and founded in the year 1993 by Ian Murdock. By that time Slackware had already made a remarkable presence as one of the earliest Linux Distribution. Debian: A 21 Years of Journey Ian Ashley Murdock, an American Software Engineer by profession, conceived the idea of Debian...
Filed in: Celebrate, Debian

Install Kernel 3.16 (Latest Released) in Ubuntu and Derivatives

Install Kernel 3.16 (Latest Released) in Ubuntu and Derivatives
Before you proceed in this article, we strongly recommend you to go through our last article, where we’ve instructed a step-by-step guide on how to Compile and Install Kernel 3.16 (most recent stable release) on Debian GNU/Linux, even if you are not running Debian. The former contains a lot of information and statistics which you should know, no matter you are running which Linux distribution. Install Kernel 3.16 in Ubuntu In the last article...
Filed in: Ubuntu

Kernel 3.16 Released – Compile and Install on Debian GNU/Linux

Kernel 3.16 Released – Compile and Install on Debian GNU/Linux
Kernel is the core of any operating System. The primary function of kernel is to act as mediator in-between Application – CPU, Application – Memory and Application – Devices (I/O). It function as Memory Manager, Device manager and attends System calls besides performing other tasks. Compile and Install Kernel 3.16 in Debian Linux For Linux, Kernel is its heart. The Linux Kernel is released under GNU General Public License. Linus Torvalds...
Filed in: Debian
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