Live migration of a RedHat Enteprise Linux 8.0 to Centos 8.0
RHEL 8 to CentOS 8 migration guide.
If you tried a RHEL 8 Beta or you have a Developer’s License of RedHat Enterprise Linux 8 and you want / need to migrate to CentOS 8 for any reason (licensing, cost, hobby, …Read More
What is Virtualmin?
Virtualmin is a powerful and flexible web hosting control panel for Linux and BSD systems. Available in an Open Source community-supported version, and a more feature-filled version with premium support, Virtualmin is the cost-effective and comprehensive solution to virtual web hosting management.
Any of the below OSes and architectures:
Installing docker with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Mint 17 and CentOS 7
A brief introduction to virtualization
Today we will learn installing docker with Ubuntu, mint and CentOS 7 Linux, Before the evolution of the concept of virtualization, to run one application one dedicated server was required, if you wanted to run 20 …Read More
What is Openstack? A Quick OpenStack Tutorial
OpenStack – History and Introduction
OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a data center. All of the above components are managed through a dashboard which gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision …Read More
MySQL InnoDB Corruption Repair Guide
This is a basic guide that goes over some of the methods you can use to deal with some of the most common InnoDB corruption issues, from start to finish.
/A/ First Response
A/1 Initial Steps
A/2 If MySQL is Crashing
/B/ Identifying the Problem
B/1 Examining the Logs
B/1.1 Page Corruption
B/1.2 …Read More
Make Samba Go Faster
After installing a wired gigabit network in my house I tested the performance in the network using shares (Windows – samba installed centos 7). I got around 500-600MBit/sec in read speeds and about 600-700MBit/sec in write speeds. But why ?
After looking at the samba configuration file I saw …Read More
Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet
Mdadm is the modern tool most Linux distributions use these days to manage software RAID arrays; in the past raidtools was the tool we have used for this. This cheat sheet will show the most common usages of mdadm to manage software raid arrays; it assumes you …Read More
Upgrading MySQL databases after a software update (and possibly repairing structure and tables if problems occurs)
Sometimes MySQL changes its internal database structures between versions. When that is the case, you might get these kind of errors after updating it (probably via yum) and trying to start it:
[ERROR] Missing system table …Read More
Messing around with FreeBSD 10 lately I loved ZFS, its simplicity and expand-ability. So I thought, what about a Linux with ZFS ? I’ll write about How to Setup ZFS Filesystem on Linux with zpool Command Examples in here.
ZFS has combined volume manager and filesystem with several advanced features.
This is the …Read More
Setting up Apache Solr 5 on Centos for use with Drupal
As of this writing, the latest version of Solr is 5.3.0. I used this version but I assume that will work on any version 5.x and up. In this step by step guide we will install that version and integrate …Read More
Perhaps you’ve been charged with developing a container-based application infrastructure? If so, you most likely understand the value that containers can provide to your developers, architects, and operations team. In fact, you’ve likely been reading up on containers and are excited about exploring the technology in more detail. However, before …Read More
Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall
About CSF Firewall
ConfigServer Security and Firewall, also known as CSF, is an opensource software firewall application. It is working based on iptables. Firewall configuration script created to provide better security for your server while giving you an easy to use, advanced interface for managing your firewall …Read More